Prequisites: DSP 211 & 212 and one full school with field assignment in a community development related field of study, or equivalent community development field experience of 2 years
Credits: 12

The Community Development School provides training in a biblical approach to community transformation for all spheres of society. Beginning with the holistic development of the individual and his or her relationship with God, the principles and practices of this course are designed to enable change in varied settings, from rural to urban, with a mind towards the current possibilities of the globalized world. The course is designed to equip students with skills that will empower communities of varying size to initiate and accomplish strategic activities, with the ultimate goal of bringing life and growth according to God's purposes as He establishes His kingdom on earth. As such, the course's curriculum provides a solid working knowledge of transformational development values and skills, while also emphasizing the building up of godly character and healthy relationships in and among participants.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Credits Start End
Community Development School (CDS) Singapore Nat'l Office 12 01 Apr 2016 24 Jun 2016
CDS YWAM Perth 12 03 Jul 2016 24 Sep 2016
2016 Community Development School YWAM Hope Land 12 18 Jul 2016 09 Oct 2016
FTS JOCUM Recife 12 25 Jul 2016 16 Oct 2016
Community Development for Missions YWAM Denver 12 12 Sep 2016 09 Dec 2016
CDFM YWAM Denver 12 12 Sep 2016 09 Dec 2016