Formerly Career And Personal Counseling Service

Guiding and nurturing ministerial candidates, church professionals, and individuals from a number of denominations through the process of career and life planning. 

Programs

Lay Programs


Adults, College Students, High School Students​


Adults:

​Considering a job change?
Confused about what you will do if you lose your job?
Wondering what God may be calling you to do?
Re-entering the workforce after an extended time away?
Preparing for retirement?

College Students:

Figuring out what to do after graduation?
Wondering what God may be calling you to do?
Torn about a major?

High School Students:

Trying to decide between college and work?
Torn between community college and a four year college?
Confused about a school major or career path?
​Wondering what God may be calling you to do?
These are great questions!We can help you answer them.


These are great questions!  We can help you answer them.


How to get started:


Step One: Make an Appointment. Schedule an appointment by calling MDS at 704-554-9222.

Step Two: Register. Please download the appropriate registration form below. Fill it out, sign it, and return it to us at least 14 days prior to your appointment along with any required deposit. When you to call to make an appointment, we will set a fee for you.

Step Three: Fill Out Forms. There are three sets of forms below; Adult, College Student, and High School Student.  Please download, complete, and return all forms for your category. Forms appear below. Each form appears in Word Document and PDF formats. You may type directly onto downloaded Word forms. PDF forms must be completed by hand using a pen. All materials must be returned to MDS to be received at least 14 days prior to your appointment.

Step Four: Take Some Tests. After we have received your registration form and deposit, we will email you about the inventories you will taking at computer testing sites that we suggest to you. You will also be given a password code that you must use to access the inventories at the testing site. The pass code is good only for one testing administration. Results will be sent to our office and shared with you when we meet you. Testing must be completed at least 14 days prior to your appointment. Failure to complete the testing in time may result in cancellation of your appointment.

Step Five: Arrive on Time. Please arrive on time for your appointment. You may have one or more inventories to complete before you see a counselor.

Forms – Adult Career Counseling:

Authorization for Release of Information for Billing
Personal Review Questionnaire
REGISTRATION FOR LAY ADULT HS and COLLEGE
Skills and Gifts Inventory
Stories from Your Life
Values Inventory
Health History
Exploration of Self

Forms – College Students:

Authorization for Release of Information for Billing
Health History – High School-College
Exploration of Self
REGISTRATION FOR LAY ADULT HS and COLLEGE
Skills and Gifts Inventory
High School-College Personal Information Questionnaire
Stories- High School and College
TRANSCRIPT REQUEST- HS
Values – HS and College

Forms – High School Students:

Authorization for Release of Information for Billing
Health History – High School-College
REGISTRATION FOR LAY ADULT HS and COLLEGE
Skills and Gifts Inventory
HighSchool-College Personal Information Questionnaire
Stories- High School and College
TRANSCRIPT REQUEST- HS
Values – HS and College