Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation

Counseling Addicts in Your Church: The Do's and Don'ts of Effective Ministry

Counseling Addicts in Your Church: The Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Ministry. Jeffrey S. Black discusses the essential elements of working with substance, gambling, and sex addicts in your church, especially those with a history of relapse. A plan for effective discipleship will be presented, along with a discussion of the common pitfalls pastors and counselors encounter when working with addicts in the church.

This lecture is from the 2008 CCEF National Conference, “The Addict in Us All.” Complete audio of this conference is available here.

Dr. Jeffrey Black is a professor of counseling at Cairn University. Dr. Black teaches on a variety of topics within psychology & counseling, including marriage & family counseling, group counseling, psychopathology, student behavioral disabilities, and psychological development across the lifespan.