FCS6110EN - Methods & Skills for Faith Community Services

Course description

This course focuses on development of effective communication skills as they relate to Faith Community Services relationships and professional practice. Learn to apply Biblical standards to practice especially in regard to diverse populations. Cultural sensitivity and professional self-awareness will also be components of the course.

How this course benefits students

After successful completion of this course, student will be able to: 1) Develop practice methods and skills that will be used to successful work with clients; 2) Demonstrate knowledge and an ability to apply practice skills to the Faith Community setting; 3) Utilize the knowledge learned to understanding the impact of oppression and discrimination on diverse people’s individual and collective functioning; and apply to practice a framework of knowledge, theory, values, and skills for spiritually-sensitive Faith Community Service.

Why this course is important

This course will provide practice methods and skills to the Faith Community Services profession. It will also provide an awareness of how to refer and or work in collaboration with public and private social services in the community that are available to meet the needs of at-risk populations affected by various social problems. Students will be provided with assignments and learning experiences, which will foster the development of important core competencies in developing the Faith Community Services in a ministry context.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Faith Community Services
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms*
  • 2022-01 (Aug. 22, 2022 - Oct. 16, 2022)
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Dr. Abiola Olagbami, Professor of Christian Social Work