Course curriculum

  • 1

    Lesson 1: Introducing The ACE Study

    • Lesson 1.1 - How ACE Overcomers Began

    • Lesson 1.2 - Introducing the ACE Study

    • Lesson 1.3 - One Does Not "just get over" Some Things.

    • Lesson 1.4 - 3 Major Areas of ACE Study

    • Lesson 1.5 -An Overview of the ACE Study

    • Lesson 1.6 - The ACE Survey

    • Lesson 1.7 - The Effects of a High ACE Score

    • Lesson 1.8 - Growing up with Abuse

    • Lesson 1.9 - Growing up with Neglect

    • Lesson 1.10 - Growing up with Household Dysfunction

    • Lesson 1:11 - The Progression of ACEs into Behavior & Health Related Problems

    • Lesson 1.12 - The impact of adverse childhood experiences

    • Lesson 1:13 - The relationship to high ACES and Teen Suicide

    • Lesson 1:14 - What lessons can you learn from the ACE Study?

  • 2

    Lesson 2: Our Response to Adverse Childhood Experiences

    • Lesson 2.1 - Our Response to Adverse Childhood Experiences

    • Lesson 2.2 - How Adversity Can Affect You

    • Lesson 2.3 - A Sober Self Image

    • Lesson 2.4 - Sober Self Image - Recognizing Weaknesses

    • Lesson 2.5 - The Effect of ACE’s Emotionally

    • Lesson 2.6 - The Effect of ACE’s Physically

    • Lesson 2.7 - The Effect of ACE’s Spiritually

    • Lesson 2.8 - The Effect of ACE’s Socially

    • Lesson 2.9 - How we respond to ACEs

  • 3

    Lesson 3: Introducing Stinkin' Thinkin' and Wrong Self Talk

    • Lesson 3.1 - Stinkin’ Thinkin’

    • Lesson 3.2 - Sources of Self-Image

    • Lesson 3.3 - A Sober Self-Image

    • Lesson 3.4 - The Effects of Poor Self-Talk

    • Lesson 3.5 - Overcoming Poor Self-Talk

    • Lesson 3.6 - How God Sees Us

    • Lesson 3.7 - God Loves You!

    • Lesson 3.8 - Jesus Likens Us to a Sheep, Coin and Son

    • Lesson 3.9- Trusting in Christ as Savior

    • Lesson 3.10 - Conducting a realistic self-assessment

  • 4

    Lesson 4: Defined By Grace

    • Lesson 4.1 - Defining Mercy and Grace

    • Lesson 4.2 - In Christ, You Measure Up

    • Lesson 4.3 - God Loves me in spite of my sin

    • Lesson 4.4 -I Acquire the Grace of God

    • Lesson 4.5 - I am a new creature in Christ

    • Lesson 4.6 - The Power of God is greater than the Power of sin

    • Lesson 4.7 Defining Ourselves by Grace in the book of Romans

    • Lesson 4.8 - If God is For Us

  • 5

    Lesson 5: Gaining Control of Your Life

    • Lesson 5.1 - False vs. True Control

    • Lesson 5.2 - Cycles of Strength and Weakness

    • Lesson 5.3 - Developing Awareness of Cycles

    • Lesson 5.4 - Body Soul & Spirit

    • Lesson 5.5 - Yielding Our Spirit and Desires to God

    • Lesson 5.6 Claiming the promises of God

    • Lesson 5.7 - The Architecture of the Brain

    • Lesson 5.8 - Filled with the Spirit of God

    • Lesson 5.9 - Walk in the Spirit

  • 6

    Lesson 6: The Origins of Many Mind-Body-Spirit Illnesses

    • Lesson 6.1 - Body Mind Spirit - Physical and Emotional illness

    • Lesson 6.2 - Develop Your Spiritual Life

    • Lesson 6.3 - Sensitivity due to ACE’s

    • Lesson 6.4 - Understanding Psychosomatic (mind-body) Illnesses

    • Lesson 6.5 - Dealing with Mind-Body-Spirit Illnesses

    • Lesson 6.6 - How we overcome the effects of Mind Body Spirit Illness

    • Lesson 6.7 - Medical or Maturity Problem?

    • Lesson 6.8 - Don't Medicalize A Personal Problem

    • Lesson 6.9 - Connecting Your Soul and Spirit

  • 7

    Lesson 7: Emotional Impotence: How to Gain Strength in the Inner Man

    • Lesson 7.1 - What we learned in the previous lessons

    • Lesson 7.2 - A Plastic and Adaptable Brain

    • Lesson 7.3 - Emotional Impotence

    • Lesson 7.4 - Causes of Emotional Impotence

    • Lesson 7.5 - Do not allow your past to define you

    • Lesson 7.6 - Sexual Abuse is never your fault

    • Lesson 7.7 - Know and accept your strengths need repeating

    • Lesson 7.8 - Overcoming Emotional Impotence: God's Promise/Grace & Christ

    • Lesson 7.9 - Overcoming Emotional Impotence -Gods Purpose & Strength

    • Lesson 7.10 - Overcoming Wrong Ideas and Evil Thoughts

    • Lesson 7.11 - Overcoming Emotional Impotence; Humble Yourself before God

    • Lesson 7.12 - God Has Taken Care of the Worst Thing

  • 8

    Lesson 8: The Transforming Power of a Renewed Mind

    • Lesson 8.1 Battle for the Mind

    • Lesson 8.2 - Be not conformed. . .

    • Lesson 8.3 - A Sound Mind

    • Lesson 8.4 - The Characteristics of a Good Mind

    • Lesson 8.5 - Characteristics of a good mind-Knowledge, Understanding, Wisdom

    • Lesson 8.6 - Responsibility for Your Mind

    • Lesson 8.7 - Casting down Imaginations

    • Lesson 8.8 - Develop Authority over the thought process

    • Lesson 8.9 - How to Retrain the Brain

    • Lesson 8.10 - Be Responsive to Spiritual Authority

  • 9

    Lesson 9: Brain Plasticity: Circuits, Patterns, and Habits

    • Lesson 9.1 - Brain Plasticity

    • Lesson 9.2 - Do Not Let Anyone Give You A Label

    • Lesson 9.3 -The Plasticity of the Brain

    • Lesson 9.4 - How to Increase Your Learning Ability?

    • Lesson 9.5 - Repetition is key to learning

    • Lesson 9.6 - Learning is 3 Things

    • Lesson 9.7 - Circuits Patterns and Habits

    • Lesson 9.8 - Habitualized Pain

    • Lesson 9.9 - Affirmation and Mental Health

    • Lesson 9.10 - Big X vs Little x

    • Lesson 9.11 - Depression and Self-Pity

    • Lesson 9.12 - Understanding Circuits, Patterns and Habits

    • Lesson 9.13 - Threats that Anger Us

    • Lesson 9.14 - Minimizing a Persons Threat response

    • Lesson 9.15 - Overcoming Habits

  • 10

    Lesson 10: Grieving Your Loss Without Self-Pity

    • Lesson 10.1 - Acknowledging Your Losses

    • Lesson 10.2 - Grieving Your Loss without Self-PIty

    • Lesson 10.3 - Emotion Regulation & Resiliency

    • Lesson 10.4 - Permission to Grieve

    • Lesson 10.5 - Difficulty Draws Some to Call on God

    • Lesson 10.6 - Getting Through Grief and Acknowledging Loss

    • Lesson 10.7 - Becoming Connected

    • Lesson 10.8 - A Time to Heal

    • Lesson 10.9 - Begin the Healing Process

  • 11

    Lesson 11: Learning Relational Skills

    • Lesson 11.1 - Finding Emotional Validation

    • Lesson 11.2 - The Capacity to Connect

    • Lesson 11.3 - Building Relational Skills

    • Lesson 11.4 - Relational Skills & self-satisfaction

    • Lesson 11.5 - Building Relational Skills through Attention

    • Lesson 11.6 - Relational Skills - Connecting Eye to Eye

    • Lesson 11.7 - Learning Relational Skills - Appropriate Touching

    • Lesson 11.8 -Learning Relational Skill - Connecting Heart to Heart

    • Lesson 11.9 - Learning Relational Skills - Emotional Validation & Devotion

  • 12

    Lesson 12: Faith- Hope- Love

    • Lesson 12.1 - Faith, Hope, Love

    • Lesson 12.2 - Faith

    • Lessons 12.3 - Hope

    • Lesson 12.4 -Lessons Naomi Learned in the Book of Ruth

    • Lesson 12.5 - There is always Hope

    • Lesson 12.6 - Responding with Positive Expectation

    • Lesson 12.7 - Responding to the Stresses of Life