Professional Development

Structural Family Therapy Intensive Training

Monday, July 30 -
Thursday, August 2, 2018
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM


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Structural Family Therapy Intensive Training

Structural Family Therapy Intensive Training is designed for clinicians who have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a clinical field of study who wish to develop their understanding of the principles of the Structural model.  This 20-hour course features a comprehensive presentation of the concepts and techniques of Structural Family Therapy through an in depth analysis of video recordings of Dr. Salvador Minuchin and other senior structural family therapists, discussions of cases presented by the participants and role plays of the application of theory to practice. 

Participants will be able to:

  • Define and describe the structural theory of family, problems, and therapeutic change.         
  • Reframe problems from an individual to an interpersonal perspective.                      

Assess family organization utilizing mapping and the structural family therapy concepts of complementarity and competence.                                                                                                      

  • Utilize purposefully the structural family techniques of joining, reframing, enactment, realigning, and unbalancing                                                                      
  • Apply structural concepts and techniques to intervention on the family/school and family/agencies interface.                                                                 

Tuition:   $600 check or money order (includes lunch) made out to United Family Services must be received w/ registration form by July 23, 2018.  Full refunds if cancelled up to one week prior to training.  

CEU’s  =  Twenty (20) clinical and social and cultural competence continuing education hours for participating in this course.

This course, Structural Family Therapy, Approval #160706-834, provided by Minuchin Center for the Family, is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ.  CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: August 31, 2016 through August 31, 2018.  NASW-NJ is recognized by the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy that oversees LMFT and LPC credentialing.

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Last Updated: 06/25/18