Across North America, services for families are undergoing profound changes. Practitioners are searching for effective models to develop strength-based, culturally responsive, empowering partnerships with families. This workshop offers a flexible practice framework to put family-centered principles into action in the everyday "messiness" of this work. Drawing on Appreciative Inquiry, Motivational Interviewing, and narrative and solution-focused therapies, this workshop highlights a five-step practice framework to help families envision desired lives, address long-standing problems, and develop proactive coping strategies in the context of their local communities.
1.5 CE credits will be provided by GoodTherapy.org for attending this web conference in its entirety.
GoodTherapy.org is also an Approved Education Provider by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #135463). Of the eight counselor skill groups ascribed to by NAADAC, this course is classified within counseling services.
GoodTherapy.org is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.
GoodTherapy.org, provider #1352, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: March 30, 2016 through March 30, 2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive two clinical continuing education clock hours. GoodTherapy.org maintains responsibility for this program and its content and is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
GoodTherapy.org, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0395.
Premium or Pro Membership with GoodTherapy includes access to this web conference at no cost. Not yet a Premium or Pro Member? Mental health professionals can attend this live web conference for $29.95 or access the homestudy recording for $14.95.
William Madsen, PhD, is the Director of the Family-Centered Services Project. He provides international training and consultation regarding collaborative practice and the development of institutional structures and organizational cultures that support family-centered work. Bill is known for his relaxed, clear, and inspiring teaching style and for the ways in which his teaching embodies the spirit of collaborative approaches. He has written numerous professional articles and is the author of Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families (2nd Edition).