Life Coaching Essay

1292 Words Jan 16th, 2015 6 Pages
Course Syllabus
-------------------------------------------------

LIFC 302 Marriage Coaching

Course Description
An examination and analysis of professional coaching applications that serve marital relationship concerns. The course covers marital issues from a Christian worldview with special attention given to a biblical foundation of marriage coaching and differences between coaching and counseling models.

Rationale
As a basis for their work, marriage coaches should have a thorough understanding of coaching models, theory, and application. This understanding serves to heighten the coaches’ effectiveness in formulating effective coaching strategies and in aiding in the delivery of advice in an efficient and timely
…show more content…
C. Appraise marriage coaching and its applicability in the context of couple’s lives. D. Compare and contrast marriage coaching with counseling and social work. E. Construct a framework from which marriage coaching services can be delivered. F. Analyze the difference between secular and Christian models of marriage coaching.
These course objectives are designed to fulfill the following Psychology Department Learning Outcomes: A. Synthesize and apply an array of life coaching theories from within an integrated Christian Worldview. B. Compare and critique the various ethical and legal standards in the life coaching discipline. C. Analyze the delivery of life coaching services in order to develop a coaching strategy in accordance with a distinctly biblical worldview and established best practices. D. Compare and contrast diverse individuals within a developmental systems context in order to effectively determine appropriate coaching strategies.

V. Course Requirements and Assignments A. Textbook readings and lecture presentations/notes
Regular readings will be assigned to allow students to complete the reading of the required texts within the eight weeks allotted for the course. This assignment meets learning outcomes A, B, C, and D. B. Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1. C.…