Professional Development

Structural Family Therapy Intensive Training

Monday, October 8 -
Thursday, October 11, 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.

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Last Updated: 09/27/18