Item description for The Christian Counselor's Casebook: Applying the Principles of Nouthetic Counseling by Jay E. Adams...
Overview This companion volume to "Competent to Counsel" and "The Christian Counselor's Manual" is designed to help the user assimilate and apply the principles of nouthetic counseling. It is a great tool for all sorts of training and personal development programs, as well as the classroom.
This companion volume to Competent to Counsel and The Christian Counselor s Manual is designed to help you assimilate and apply the principles of nouthetic counseling. It is an excellent tool for any Christian counselor who wants to develop a scriptural approach to counseling. Based on actual counseling experiences, the cases are typical of the various problems encountered in ordinary church and pastoral counseling. This workbook provides * practice in learning how to identify problems according to biblical norms * practice in laying out biblical plans of action * familiarity with a variety of problems This is not merely a book for the classroom. It is a tool for all sorts of training and personal development programs. By working through the many cases provided, you will be better able to identify and respond to the issues that typically confront Christian counselors."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.44" Width: 5.36" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1986
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series The Jay Adams Library
ISBN 0310511615 ISBN13 9780310511618 UPC 025986511616
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More About Jay E. Adams
Jay E. Adams (PhD, University of Missouri) is a former director of advanced studies and professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, as well as a retired pastor. He has written over fifty books on pastoral ministry, preaching, counseling, Bible study, and Christian living. His books include Competent to Counsel, The Christian Counselor s Manual, and Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible."
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Reviews - What do customers think about Christian Counselor's Casebook?
Excellent Study Guide for use with Christian Counselor's Manual Mar 13, 2007
The Christian Counselor's Casebook provides a diverse and challenging set of case studies to prepare the serious Christian Counselor with practice in advising individuals, couples, and families. However, this book should not be used alone. It can only be understood in coordination with The Christian Counselor's Manual (also by Jay Adams).
Helpful resource, if used as intended Aug 10, 2005
If you nibble on this book with some friends, a case at a time, it can help you hone your skills as a counselor. Adams goal is to teach readers to be more perceptive and accurate in identifying common problems. In addition, Adams tries to give practice in applying the Scriptures to these problems wisely. How do you help someone salvage a marriage, or conquer depression, or learn to be a good friend? Adams provides plenty of practice is a variety of scenarios. He is intentionally ambiguous and open-ended (reviewers really must read introductions before writing reviews!) because counselling so often starts that way.
The book is helpful because it gives the reader practice and opportunities to grow in wisdom before they rush out and "practice" on someone with a pulse. Used rightly, it can be most helpful. But by no means read it straight through. It is to be reflected on and discussed--with a Bible and a pen at the ready. This takes longer, to be sure. But that's the point. Wisdom is costly.
Very hard to read, even for the intelligent May 16, 2001
Unfortunately, Adams is not very clear on many of his statements. It makes for long, boring reading - certainly not an encouragement when you have to read it for class!
COMPETENT TO COUNSEL May 11, 2000
I RECIEVED THIS BOOK AS A STUDY MANUEL FOR SCHOOL, JAY ADAMS IS A POWERFUL WRITER WHO EXPLAINS IN EVERYDAY TERMS HOW TO COUNSEL THROUGH THE EYES OF A BELIEVER IN CHRIST. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO EVERYONE WHO HAS A HEART TO HELP OTHERS FIND WHO CHRIST MADE THEM TO BE