Women’s Health and Well-being
As the gap between physical and mental healthcare needs continues, therapists are being called upon to enhance the overall well-being of clients in addition to addressing the needs of those in the healthcare system. This track offers a selection of workshops for those who wish to broaden
their knowledge about the positive impact that therapists can have in the areas of women’s health and well-being.
104 Dealing with Empty Arms: Women and Infertility
204 The Perfect Storm: Gender, Culture and Eating Disorders
304 Women and Hormones: Is it Just in Her Head?
404 Women and Cancer: Healing the Mind, Body, Heart and Soul
504 Healing and the Heart: Women’s Experience of Cardiac Disease
604 Yoga for Healing Trauma and Eating/Food/Body Image Concerns
Women and the Military
Increasing numbers of women are taking a wider variety of roles in the military and in military families. With these evolving roles comes a need for therapists who are prepared to respond to the call for greater availability of quality mental healthcare for these women and their families. This track offers training opportunities for clinicians who wish to be better prepared to work with women who serve our country, are in families with service members, or both.
108 Returning Female Veterans and After-Deployment Struggles
208 Women in the Military: Military Sexual Trauma, Combat Trauma
308 His and Her Military Marriage: A Biopsychosocial Look at Health
408 Military Wives, PTSD, Military Marriages: A Research Agenda
508 The Therapy Experiences of Female Combat Veterans with PTSD
608 Systemic Roles of Women in Military Families
This track is designed to be parts of a whole, taking the supervision candidate through a series of didactic and experiential sessions in order to complete the 15- hour interactive component of the Fundamentals of Supervision course, which is required for the AAMFT Approved Supervisor designation. (A separate 15-hour didactic component is required to complete the full course requirement.) Participants are urged to attend the entire track, and must do so for credit towards the Fundamentals course requirement. The track is designed to incorporate the nine learning objectives for Approved Supervisors.
112 Laying a Foundation for Your Supervision
212 Building the Ground Floor
312 From Design to Construction
412 Built to Last
512 Working to Code
612 No Cookie Cutter Models, Please!
Women Across the Lifespan
These sessions are designed to assist clinicians in recognizing and addressing age-related issues in every stage of life for girls and women, as well as for female therapists themselves. This track offers therapists the opportunity to discover insights and advanced knowledge on current trends and topics, as well as the skills necessary to address relevant issues, for women across the lifespan.
216 16 and Not Pregnant: Preventing Teen Pregnancy
316 The Mom Story: A Narrative Approach to Workplace Reintegration
416 Women at Midlife Around the World
516 Weaving Wisdom: The Evolving Role of Older Women