The biblical-wellness (B-Well) model was created to attend to the current clinical and educational “gap” in the fields of professional mental health services, pastoral counseling, and medical services, providing a coherent, integrated case conceptualization model that joins wellness and a Christian worldview. The presenters will describe a wellness model based on Myers, Leucht, and Sweeney’s (2004) 4F-Welmodel reorienting the 4F model’s terms from a secular worldview to a biblical worldview based on the Great Commandment. The B-Well model recognizes that “wellness is on a continuum and takes a wholistic view of the client.” Applying the six facets of the B-Well model with the mental health professional’s theoretical orientation allows the participant to examine the concerns in the Mind, Heart, Strength, Soul, Neighbor, and Society facets of the client’s life. The B-Well model also takes from the philosophy of wellness and looks at the assets and strengths of the client when conducting a case conceptualization.
419 | The Biblical-wellness Model (B-Well): Holistic Case Conceptualization and Treatment
Ken Miller, PhD.; David Jones, Ph.D.
Approved For CE
Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers
Approved For CME/CEU
Medical Doctors, Osteopathic Doctors, Physicians Assistants, Midwives, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
1. Identify the six facets of the B-Well model
2. Describe how the six facets are applied within the process of case conceptualization and treatment
3. Apply the B-Well model for case conceptualization and treatment planning
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