The Institute of Christian Counselling and Mission Studies, (ICCM Studies) is an arm of Joyful Callers Counselling Ministry, (JCCM). (JCCM is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria, with Registration number RC 85501. Also JCCM is a registered member of the Association of Christian Counsellors in Nigeria (ACCN), and one of our objectives is “To organize trainings and hold seminars, symposia, conventions and conferences.”). ICCM Studies is a centre for training Christians who are called into Counselling Ministry, or Cross-Cultural Missions, and are preparing to serve as counsellors or missionaries in Multi-Cultural Context.
The programme is designed to accommodate several modules, covering Counselling, Discipleship and Missiological courses depending on choice of discipline. Trainees are expected to display a high level of diligence and discipline. Each Unit will last for 1-2 weeks. During this period the student is expected to complete all the reading materials, and the assignment should be submitted on or before the end of the 2nd week of each unit.
At the end of the training programme, a Diploma ” in Christian Counselling or Mission Studies depending on the choice of Course, will be issued to successful trainees.
Please note that the Diploma in Christian Counselling is a basic course to introduce students into the field of Christian Counselling. To qualify as a professional counsellor, individuals must endeavour to seek more advanced studies in recognized Universities or institutions.