This course fulfills all requirements to effectively implement and maintain a counseling ministry within the local church or other para-church organization which serves this specific client population. Tuition for the program is only $99.00 and includes all lectures, course guide, final examination, Certificate of Completion, and a 25% discount toward membership renewal in the North America Christian Counselors Association. Please note that whether this program is completed on campus or online, all times listed below are strictly adhered to. Finally, all students will be dismissed following their last session and will complete their final examination for the course online prior to receiving their certificate. This open-book test consists of 120 multiple choice and true/false questions that requires a minimum score of 75% for successful completion of the program. TVMI currently maintains a 100% pass rate.


Saturday Morning

8:00 am - 8:30 am  ·  Overview of Addictive Behaviors

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8:30 am - 9:00 am  ·  Biological Aspects of Addiction

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9:00 am - 9:30 am  ·  Recognized Models of Addiction

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9:30 am - 10:00 am  ·  Treating Dual Diagnosis Clients

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10:00 am - 10:15 am  ·  Morning Break

Students are given a brief mid-morning break at this time.

10:15 am - 11:00 am  ·  Substance Abuse Addictions, Part One

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11:00 am - 11:45 am  ·  Substance Abuse Addictions, Part Two

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11:45 am - 12:30 pm  ·  Behavioral Addictions, Part One

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Saturday Afternoon

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm  ·  Lunch Period

Students are dismissed at this time for a 45 minute lunch period.

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm  ·  Behavioral Addictions, Part Two

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1:45 pm - 2:15 pm  ·  Process Addictions, Part One

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2:15 pm - 2:45 pm  ·  Process Addictions, Part Two

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2:45 pm - 3:00 pm  ·  Afternoon Break

Students are given a brief mid-afternoon break at this time.

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm  ·  Addiction and the Family

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3:45 pm - 4:30 pm  ·  Facilitating Addiction Groups

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