Level III training for SSM members includes a 6-hour online academic seminar and a 2-day in-person practical training conference.
Testing is as follows:
A multiple choice exam plus short-form essay following the online academic seminar (AC301 - AC305)
A written verbatim of a case where you functioned as a team member.
Level III Certification Requirements:
Attendance at both the online academic conference and the in-person practical conference
All testing is approved by SSM Board.
Level III Certification and Deliverance Ministry Function:
Once Level III training is passed, you are certified by SSM (NOT LICENSED, which is only issued by your Bishop) to perform deliverance prayers and function on teams that conduct minor and major exorcisms.
Level III Curriculum:
Online Academic Conference
RITES OF MAJOR EXORCISM
The basics of selecting and executing major rites of exorcism with spiritually afflicted persons.
ADVANCED STUDY: DIVINATION +
Advanced study into the beliefs and practices of divination and the occult to approach major exorcisms with expert care.
THE FUNCTION OF AN EXORCIST
An overview of the roles and responsibilities of an exorcist in the context of leading deliverance ministry.
A review of recommended resources for the team and the afflicted to utilize during the liberation process.
A overview of advanced demonological research and how it drives the exorcism process.
Level III Curriculum:
In-Person Practicum Conference
THE EXORCIST'S PATH: THE DPA METHOD
A detailed dive into the Exorcist's DPA (Decide, Prepare, Act) Method by an experienced exorcist, which covers how to approach deliverance ministry from start to finish.
ROUND TABLE Q/A
Question and answer session with experienced deliverance ministers and exorcists.
CASE STUDIES IN MAJOR EXORCISM
Case studies of demonic possession from the exorcist's perspective. Questions, comments, and dialoguing among the students and teachers will be encouraged during this interactive presentation.
THE AFFLICTED'S PATH: DELIVERANCE ROADMAP
Examine the step-by-step detailed roadmap that a spiritually afflicted person follows to lean into Christ and eliminate spiritual bondage after leaving the occult.
How to execute major rites of exorcism with spiritually afflicted persons.
CREATING A DELIVERANCE TEAM YEAR THREE PLAN
An interactive workshop focused on assessing the current state of the participant's deliverance ministry team and developing an evolution plan for Year 3 and beyond.
PREPARATION: MAJOR EXORCISM
A detailed discussion of how to prepare the team and location for a major rite of exorcism.
UNDERSTANDING THE OPPRESSED
Case studies of spiritually afflicted persons to learn about their experiences with occult bondage and deliverance. Questions, comments, and dialoguing among the students and teachers will be encouraged during this interactive presentation.