Academic

Luther Rice University – Lithonia, Georgia
Doctor of Ministry, in Church Administration, Evangelism, & Missions

Luther Rice University – Lithonia, Georgia
Master of Divinity in Church Administration, Evangelism, & Missions

Bethany Bible College and Seminary – Dothan, Alabama
Master of Theology

Baptist Bible College – Springfield, Missouri
Bachelor of Science in Theology, Missions, Church Administration

Baptist Bible College – Springfield, Missouri
Graduate of Theology Diploma

Minnehaha Academy – Minneapolis, Minnesota
H.S. Diploma, High School

Professional

Trained Christian Life & Missionary Coach (PCCI)

– Essentials of Life Coaching
– Group Coaching
– Coaching Skills Development
– Coaching Skills Mastery
– Ethics in Coaching
– Missionary Coaching

Depression Recovery – Needley Depression Recovery Training March 2011 – Present

– Depression and Its Causes
– Lifestyle Treatment for Depression
– Nutrition and the Brain
– How Thinking Can Defeat Depression
– Positive Lifestyle Choices
– Stress without Distress
– Living Above Loss
– How to Improve Brain Function

Mental Health First Aid – Mental Health First Aid USA

Psychological First Aid – Mental Health First Aid USA

Critical Incident Stress Management – (Individual) Metro CISM

Critical Incident Stress Management – (Group) Metro CISM

Member of Arrowhead Critical Incident Stress Management Team – Duluth, Minnesota

Faith Biblical Counseling – Tracks 1 & 2 – Lafayette, Indiana

Eagan Fire Department – Chaplain, First Responder, Fire Fighter 2006-2009

Grand Rapids Fire Department – Chaplain 2009-2014

Member of Federation of Fire Chaplains – 2006-2015

– Critical Incident Stress Management
– On-scene operations
– Fire Service Funerals
– Incident Management
– Stress and Personality Traits
– Gender difference in communications
– Verbal and non-verbal communications
– Dealing with stress
– Management Style Differences
– Line of Duty Death

Minnesota Fire Service Certification 2007-2013

– Certified Firefighter
– Incident Safety Officer
– Pump & Engine
– First Responder

Chaplain – Police – Grand Rapids, Minnesota 2011-2014

Travel Security Training Level A+

Don & Kathy are both members of the American Association of Christian Counselors