Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology

Authors: Henry R. Mohn, Ph.D.
This course is approximately 145 pages in length. In this study the candidate will be introduced to the definition, theory and practice of biblically based Christian Psychology and counseling and how this relates to N.C.C.A.’s counseling model, Temperament Therapy.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 35 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit fifteen weeks
  3. Pass one proctored exam

Counseling the Codependent: A Christian Perspective Utilizing Temperament

Author: Jean M. LaCour, Ph.D.

This course is approximately 160 pages in length and is accompanied by a study workbook. The candidate will receive specialized training regarding codependency, which incorporates the counseling taught by the N.C.C.A.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 35 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit twelve weeks
  3. Pass one proctored exam

Mastering Pastoral Counseling Utilizing Temperament

Authors: Rev. John W. Luton, M.A.; Richard G. Arno, Ph.D. & Phyllis J. Arno, Ph.D.

This course is approximately 225 pages in length. The candidate will receive specific information regarding stress, anger and guilt with an emphasis on the need to develop family relationships. This course utilizes the N.C.C.A.’s counseling model, Temperament Therapy.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 36 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit fourteen weeks
  3. Pass one proctored exam

Testing/Measurements

Author: R. G. Arno, Ph.D. and P. J. Arno, Ph.D.

This course is formatted as an online video or DVD consisting of one hour of instruction. The instructors will introduce the student to the primary tests used by the N.C.C.A. Samples of “Jane Doe” reports will be provided for the student’s review. After reviewing the training video, the student is required to return a Verification Statement to the N.C.C.A., for course credit. Upon receipt of this instrument, the N.C.C.A. will permit the candidate to continue to the next course.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 3 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit four weeks
  3. Submit Verification Statement

Temperament Therapy – Extended

Author: R. G. Arno, Ph.D.

This course is approximately 360 pages in length. The candidate will be taught how to apply the theory of temperament in a clinical setting. An A.P.S. start-up packet is included with this course. The student is authorized to begin administering the A.P.S. at this point.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 30 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit twelve weeks
  3. Pass two proctored exams

Temperament Case Studies

Compiled by Phyllis J. Arno, Ph.D.

This course is approximately 154 pages in length. The candidate will learn first-hand the counseling model used by the N.C.C.A. members and gradu¬ates. These case studies utilize the counseling model taught by the N.C.C.A. and also incorporates other testing instruments.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 35 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit twelve weeks
  3. Submit one case study following format

Temperament Therapy

Author: R. G. Arno, Ph.D.

This course is approximately 250 pages in length. The candidate will be provided with an in-depth background of the theory of temperament and provided with the scientific and biblical basis for this theory. This course introduces a fifth temperament and the behavioral patterns of each temperament. The student is required to complete a personal Arno Profile System (A.P.S.) Response Form prior to beginning this course.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 30 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit twelve weeks
  3. Complete and submit a personal temperament questionnaire
  4. Pass two proctored exams

Basic Christian Counseling

Author: R. G. Arno, Ph.D.

This course is formatted as an online video or DVD consisting of four hours of instruction. The instructor will provide the student with an overview of the “Big Eight” (types of secular counseling/therapeutic methods). In addition, the student will be taught the difference between Christian and secular counseling, goals, techniques, and several other important topics, such as the dangers and pitfalls of counseling.

Course Requirements:

  1. Approximately 10 clock hours
  2. Suggested time limit four weeks
  3. Pass a proctored final exam