How do I schedule an appointment to talk with a peer counseling volunteer?
How long do counseling sessions usually last?
Each meeting usually lasts one hour. When you are matched with a volunteer, she commits to meet with you for 6 to 12 sessions, depending on your needs and preferences.
What is the cost?
When attending a group, there may be a small fee to cover the cost of the book or materials. Scholarships are available.
Is Abundant Joy CWM a 501(c)3 non-profit?
Yes, CWM (our corporate headquarters) is a 501(c)3 non-profit ministry and is registered with GuideStar.
Are there centers in other areas?
Yes, there are over 20 centers - in the US and in other countries - under the direction of CWM. You can locate CWM centers on their website - www.cwmhope.org.
Who developed your training curriculum?
Staff at CWM developed our Basic Peer Counseling Training curriculum with the help of professionals in the Christian counseling arena. Our training is recommended by the American Association of Christian Counselors.