CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Waymon R. Hinson, PhD; James P. Morris, PhD This webinar will provide attendees with information about the following Standards in the AAMFT Code of Ethics:

Standard III: Professional Responsibility;
Standard VI: Technology-Assisted Professional Services;
Standart VII: Professional Evaluations

L...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): James P. Morris, PhD This webinar will provide attendees with information about the revisions to the Preamble in the AAMFT Code of Ethics, as well as the following Standards in the AAMFT Code of Ethics:

Standard II: Confidentiality;
Standard V: Research and Publication;
Stan...
CE Credits: 1.50 Lead presenter, Dale Bertram, PhD, will be joined by Waymon Hinson, PhD, and Roberta Graham, MMFT, to discuss the revisions to these Standards and to address your questions on what the revisions might mean for your practice.

This webinar will provide att...
CE Credits: 6.00 To maintain the highest quality systemic/relational supervisors in the field, AAMFT requires that Approved Supervisors take a refresher course prior to the renewal of their designation. This course is designed specifically to meet that requirement and to ...
CE Credits: 4.50 Speaker(s): Howard A. Liddle, EdD Therapists often view evidence-based therapies with skepticism or trepidation. Some consider these approaches as irrelevant to real world clinical work. Addressing these issues head-on and in a practical way, this presentation describes a modular approach...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Eli A. Karam, PhD; Adrian J. Blow, PhD This workshop will focus infusing a common factors (CF) approach into MFT training and professional development. Participants will understand the clinical and empirical rationale behind a moderate CF perspective, see several examples of established common...
CE Credits: 3.00 This session will explore the meaning and requisites of affirmative therapy, increase participants’ understanding of the bisexual identity, and discuss clinical considerations for working with bisexual clients individually and relationally. Participants w...
CE Credits: 4.00 This course is a resource for marriage and family therapists, who in their clinical work are likely to see clients who are experiencing, or are at-risk of experiencing, alcohol-related problems. Participants will read the book "Alcohol Problems in Intimat...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Terry D. Hargrave, PhD This webinar provides an overview of Alzheimer’s in the United States as well as effective treatment strategies to help families cope with the diagnosis, loss, and grief. Therapeutic methods of life review and life validation as well as reconciliation wil...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Angela L. Skurtu, MFT In this seminar, the presenter will describe a sexual ethics model and offer case studies that further explore the basic concepts. Beyond the basic language and creating a sex positive treatment approach, how can therapists really learn to offer competent...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Demetrius Marcoulides Harm reduction is a client-guided, practical, and flexible framework that therapists can apply to families dealing with drug use. This non-judgmental approach is an alternative to traditional AA/NA models and helps family members collaborate on goal setti...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Ryan B. Seedall, PhD; Adrian J. Blow, PhD; Karen S. Wampler, PhD; Andrea K. Wittenborn, PhD; Guy S Diamond, PhD; Quintin Hunt, MS There is a substantial amount of high quality, clinically-relevant intervention science occurring within MFT. This workshop will highlight some of that great work that is being done and how it can enhance clinical effectiveness. Specifically, it will feat...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD In this webinar to further explore the guidelines, Dr. Ben Caldwell will describe the work of the Online Therapy workgroup, and how the group was able to develop such clear and specific guidelines for MFTs working online. He'll review how those best pract...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): John Bul Dau Upon arriving to the States in 2001, John Bul Dau was quickly thrust into the complications of the American life. With keen insight, Dau will share the cultural and material differences he faced upon arrival to the U.S. He recounts the shock of his tribal...
CE Credits: 4.00 Speaker(s): Michael G. Pipich, MS Bipolar disorder patients wait an average of nearly 10 years for proper treatment. In this presentation, participants will learn bipolar diagnostic applications and a three-phase approach to bipolar therapy. Techniques to treat denial and improve acceptan...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Morgan A. Stinson, PhD; Andrea S. Meyer, PhD; Bowden Templeton, MA; Deepu V. George, Ph.D.; Anna Hernandez With the substantial growth of medical family therapy (MedFT), there remains a need for specialized training in unique medical settings. MedFTs often struggle with how to infuse brief systemic work, adapt to patients needs, while also collaborating with a...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Jennifer L. Hodgson, PhD; Angela L. Lamson, PhD; Tai J. Mendenhall, PhD Attendees looking to collaborate more with medical providers or seek employment in medical settings will want to attend this anchoring workshop. Foundational theories and frameworks will be presented that support successful integration with medical provid...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Marisol Garcia, PhD; Teresa P. McDowell, EdD; Andrae L. Brown, PhD; Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, PhD In this workshop, presenters will discuss their work in developing collaborative and long-term relationships with family therapy and counseling professionals in countries located in the global south. Presenters will also discuss a framework for profession...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Laura M. Ganci, MS; Shelley Green, PhD This workshop will describe a recently conducted original study that was designed to explore the lived experience of Latinas training in MFT. Participants will learn about the wide range of complex, rich, and sometimes challenging experiences of Latinas a...
CE Credits: 4.00 Speaker(s): Kathleen C. Laundy, PsyD; Barbara S. Bennett, MS; Michelle A. Ciak, MS Families and schools are where children experience the major part of their childhood and where children learn resiliency. Multidisciplinary school teams help boost that resiliency. MFTs are now becoming school certified, and can offer unique and valuable ...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Christopher M. Habben Too often, "Christian" is used as an adjective modifying "therapy" rather than as a noun attending to the person of a therapist. This workshop will endeavor to offer a model of conducting therapy consistent with broad Christian assumptions, considerate of...
CE Credits: 2.50 Speaker(s): Kenneth W. Phelps, PhD Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness where individuals are plagued by intrusive thoughts and repetitive behaviors. This workshop will review the role of the family system in remediating challenging symptomatology. A summary of evidence-...
CE Credits: 3.00 Speaker(s): William M. Pinsof, PhD; Jennifer L. McComb, PhD; Rachel M. Diamond, PhD Using client feedback in supervision provides supervisors access to important information about trainees’ clinical work. This seminar will discuss the development of a client-report change measure (the Systemic Therapy Inventory of Change), and provide a ...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Mr. Bruce J. Burkland, MA; Cindy Knight; Thomas D. Concannon, M.A.M.F.T .; Chris Moll This session will focus on Marriage and Family Therapists developing relationships between clients, professionals, and agencies involved in the treatment of maltreated children and their families. The workshop will include a review of the importance of re...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Heather Farineau; Armeda Stevenson Wojciak, PhD; Cassandra G. Lettenberger-Klein, PhD; Cicely W. Brantley; Sarah B. Woods, PhD; Lenore M. McWey, PhD This interactive workshop will focus on working with families involved with the child welfare system. Exploration of challenges and strategies to overcome these challenges using the systemic lens MFTs are trained with will be presented. Presenters will em...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Heather Ambrose; Hollie Hancock The transgender population has largely been ignored by clinical research. Individuals are identifying as transgendered at younger ages, therefore therapists must become aware of clinical competencies needed to assist these individuals and their families i...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Adrian J. Blow, PhD; Lisa A. Gorman, PhD; Angela J. Huebner, PhD This presentation will focus on the experiences of couples through a military deployment and reintegration after they return home. Drawing from in-depth qualitative interviews of military couples, the presenters will describe in detail the stories of dep...
CE Credits: 3.00 Speaker(s): Christiana I. Awosan, PhD With the drop in marriage rates and raise in singlehood among Black men and women, this population are said to be the most uncoupled group in the United States. This seminar will explore difficulties Black men and women face in coupling. Effective clinica...
CE Credits: 1.00 In this hilarious presentation, award-winning counselor and stand-up comic David Granirer, who has depression, will do a comedic performance about his mental health journey and describe the work he does for Stand Up For Mental Health, his award-winning pr...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Michael D. Yapko, PhD The rate of depression is rising in the United States and elsewhere around the world.Ê According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is currently the fourth greatest cause of human suffering and disability. This webinar presentation will ex...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Manijeh Daneshpour, PhD; Iman Dadras, PhD Cultural neuroscience has the potential to shed light on how social and cultural contexts interact with brain development. Drawing on insights from psychology, sociology, and anthropology this presentation focuses on children and adolescent brain and disc...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Ruben Parra-Cardona, PhD; Michael R. Whitehead, Ph.D.; Ana-Rocio Escobar-Chew, PhD; Gabriela A Lopez-Zeron; Sara N. Lappan Ethnic minorities are exposed to intense mental health disparities. This workshop will present findings from a 4-year NIMH-funded study focused on the cultural adaptation of an evidence-based parenting intervention for Latino Immigrants. Participants will...
CE Credits: 1.50 Apps, texts, status updates and profiles - we communicate, socialize and even date via our social media networks. But what are we missing while we wait for the next text or update? What do we miss out on if we're always logged in?

In this webinar, Dr. Al...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Fred P. Piercy, PhD; Hoa N. Nguyen This workshop is intended for those who wish to be successful in writing for publication in the field of marriage and family therapy. We will demystify the publication process as well as the thinking and skills necessary for participants to be successful,...
CE Credits: 2.50 Speaker(s): Ms. Foojan Zeine, MFT Every human being has the capability of living a fulfilled life, yet one’s childhood experiences repeatedly sabotages learning and utilizing new skills to obtain and maintain being fulfilled. This seminar will explore Awareness Integration Model, a struct...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Diane R. Gehart, PhD As part of AAMFT’s training series, join our expert host, Diane Gehart, PhD as we review changes to the new DSM-5 and their effect on diagnosing mood, trauma, anxiety, and related disorders.
CE Credits: 4.00 Speaker(s): William J. Doherty, PhD; Steven M. Harris, PhD Couples and therapists often get stuck when spouses show up uncertain about whether to try therapy, let alone whether to stay married. This institute will present a field-tested protocol for “discernment counseling” that helps couples explore the decision...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Anne H. Rambo, PhD; Tommie V. Boyd, PhD The master's degree in marriage and family therapy is a highly marketable degree in a variety of settings, yet recent graduates are at times unaware of their options. Participants will learn the results of a nationwide survey of MFT graduates and hear abo...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Mariana Falconier; Diane R. Gehart, PhD Mindfulness skills are used increasingly in therapy and can enhance wellbeing of clients and therapists. This presentation will explore integrating mindfulness and Buddhist psychology principles in solution-focused brief therapy and related postmodern app...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Diane R. Gehart, PhD The DSM-5, released in the spring of 2013, has resulted in many changes to the way that diagnoses are done. This webinar provides an introduction to the new DSM for MFTs including a history of the changes and the future direction of diagnosis. It reviews ...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Diane R. Gehart, PhD The DSM-5, released in spring 2013, resulted in many changes to the way that diagnoses are done. To help navigate these new changes, AAMFT developed a series of training webinars where our expert host, Diane Gehart, PhD, leads you through the most import...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Diane R. Gehart, PhD As part of AAMFT's training series, join our expert host, Diane Gehart, PhD as we review changes to the new DSM-5 and their effect on diagnosing substance and somatic disorders.
CE Credits: 3.00 Speaker(s): W. David Robinson, PhD; Adam C. Jones; Braden J. Brown; Nathan C Taylor; Paul R. Springer, PhD Many MFTs are still hesitant to recommend psychopharmacological agent to their clients. This is due partly to inadequate training in most MFT programs. The presenters will review the research behind combined (therapy and medications) for many of the commo...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Samantha E. Heuwagen, MFT; Christopher K. Belous, PhD Why are some therapists afraid to tackle the complexities of working with sexual assault survivors and untangling the web of traumas? Through supervision, personal therapy, and discussions with colleagues, clinicians can overcome their own bias and limita...
CE Credits: 8.00 This course utilizes the book Effectiveness Research in Marriage & Family Therapy, a publication of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). The following topics are covered in this text: family interventions with conduct disorder...
CE Credits: 1.25 Speaker(s): Denise E. Flori, PhD This webinar will increase knowledge about eldercare providers as family members: Who they are, what they do, for how long and with what impact. The presenter will also review the challenges and experiences caregivers often face as an eldercare provider.
Speaker(s): Daniel R. Lord, PhD As of January 2016, programs applying for accreditation will need to demonstrate compliance with Version 12 Accreditation Standards, which now includes a new initial step in the accreditation process - the submission of Eligibility Criteria.

The webina...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Regina Bordieri, PsyD; Sesen Negash, PhD Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness causing unusually intense and dramatic shifts in mood and energy. Few systemic interventions exist for the treatment of bipolar disorder, despite its effect on family members. This presentation will identify ...
CE Credits: 2.50 Speaker(s): Jody M. Russon, PhD; Guy S Diamond, PhD Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) uses attachment theory to facilitate conversations about core ruptures that are blocking parent-child trust. Emotion-deepening techniques are essential to creating meaningful change experiences in ABFT. In this works...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Thomas L. Sexton, PhD; William F. Northey, PhD In this interactive and technology-focused workshop participants will see how a Clinical Feedback (CFS) System is used in varied MFT contexts. A live interactive demonstration of a CFS being used in COAMFTE training programs and in clinical demonstration...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Jennifer L. Hodgson, PhD; Tai J. Mendenhall, PhD; Angela L. Lamson, PhD Working in a healthcare setting means applying your ethical principles in different ways. In fact, some professions are developing separate codes of ethics just for their members who are practicing in integrated behavioral health care settings. This works...
CE Credits: 2.50 Speaker(s): Jeff Bryson, PhD; Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD; William F. Northey, PhD This panel presentation will explore contemporary ethical issues in emerging and evolving therapy contexts. Resources for remaining current will be provided. Topics will include: emotional support animals in therapy; tele-mental health considerations; val...
CE Credits: 3.00 Speaker(s): Michael S. Bishop, PhD; Shelley Green, PhD; Roberta J. Graham, MMFT; Steve E. Livingston, PhD; Jeff Bryson, PhD This panel presentation will examine revisions to the AAMFT Code of Ethics and implications for practice, describe how malpractice in MFT is determined, explore areas of high risk and liability that are most likely to result in ethical complaints, and exa...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Kevin L. Allemagne, PhD; Katherine A. Hertlein, PhD The use of social media is increasing at an exponential rate. As a result, supervisors in MFT programs and clinical facilities have to address appropriate and professional use of technology and social media throughout the course of training. The presentat...
CE Credits: 3.00 Speaker(s): Mr. William Corrigan, MTS This seminar is about learning how to apply experiential methods in the treatment of people with eating disorders and their families. Action-oriented techniques from the Satir Model and Emotion Focused Therapy will be discussed and demonstrated with atte...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Sarah B. Woods, PhD; Jacob B. Priest, PhD This workshop will describe recent research findings linking close relationships and health, and the clinical implications of this research for family therapists. Applications of the Biobehavioral Family Model, a systemic, biopsychosocial approach to heal...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Brie A. Turns, PhD; Nicole P. Springer, PhD Families living with Autism typically seek services focusing on treatment for the diagnosed child, leaving the remaining family members to manage interpersonal struggles without sufficient support. This workshop will highlight key therapeutic competencies...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): James J. Ungvarsky, PsyD; Sharon Trivette Working with families whose military member has experienced a mild or moderate traumatic brain injury (mTBI) presents unique challenges to the family therapist. Family members are concerned that "this isn't the same person who left for deployment". Therap...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Laurie L. Charles, PhD; Catalina Perdomo; Deborah Healy; Daisy A Ceja; Kathryn Dunne; Kotia K Whitaker This workshop will focus on critical issues specific to the practice of family therapy within the humanitarian sphere. Presenters offer practical information and content specific to the training, supervision, and delivery of systemic family-based services...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Jeffrey B. Jackson, PhD Parents of children with developmental disabilities report needing more attuned and effective family therapy services. This workshop will prepare participants to better serve families of children with severe developmental disabilities by understanding com...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Jessica L. ChenFeng, PhD; Dana J. Stone, PhD This workshop will give voice to current students/interns through supportive discussions about challenges related to personal statuses including race, ethnicity, and gender, etc. with peers, faculty, supervisors, and clients on their journey to becoming a...
CE Credits: 30.00 Speaker(s): Thorana S. Nelson, PhD; Georgie P. Winter, PhD; Michael Fitzpatrick, MSW; Ms. Helen G. Meek, MA As part of the application process, Clinical Fellows and Pre-Clinical Fellows interested in the Approved Supervisor designation must complete a 30-hour Fundamentals of Supervision course. This course is comprised of a 15-hour didactic portion and a 15-hou...
CE Credits: 15.00 Speaker(s): Thorana S. Nelson, PhD; Georgie P. Winter, PhD As part of the application process, Clinical Fellows and Pre-Clinical Fellows interested in the Approved Supervisor designation must complete a 30-hour Fundamentals of Supervision course. This course option fulfills the 15-hour interactive portion of the ...
CE Credits: 30.00 As part of the application process, Clinical Fellows and Pre-Clinical Fellows interested in the Approved Supervisor designation must complete a 30-credit Fundamentals of Supervision course. This course is comprised of a 15-credit didactic portion and a 15...
CE Credits: 15.00 Speaker(s): Thorana S. Nelson, PhD; Georgie P. Winter, PhD; Ms. Helen G. Meek, MA; Michael Fitzpatrick, MSW As part of the application process, Clinical Fellows and Pre-Clinical Fellows interested in the Approved Supervisor designation must complete a 30-credit Fundamentals of Supervision course. This course option fulfills the 15-credit didactic portion of the...
CE Credits: 15.00 As part of the application process, Clinical Fellows and Pre-Clinical Fellows interested in the Approved Supervisor designation must complete a 30-credit Fundamentals of Supervision course. This course option fulfills the 15-credit interactive portion of ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Brittany L. Robinson, PhD; Ashley L. Landers, PhD; Noah E Gagner This workshop will be an in-depth exploration of ways that MFTs can provide culturally appropriate and inclusive services to individuals and family members who may be gender nonconforming or trans*. Gender identity inclusiveness in MFT practice will be at...
CE Credits: 1.00 Through in-depth interviews with over seventy young women and a wide range of psychologists, academics, and experts, Peggy Orenstein investigates the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities of girls’ sex lives in the modern world. Orenste...
CE Credits: 4.00 Speaker(s): Cadmona A. Hall, PhD; Heather L. Hay, PhD This institute will provide an overview of grief and loss with an emphasis on the unique grief reactions of children utilizing a developmental perspective. Participants will increase their knowledge base connected to theory, research, and practice of clin...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Denise Wilfley Dr. Denise Wilfley will offer a family-based approach to developing and sustaining healthy eating and lifestyle habits in children. Parents are key agents of change, and Dr. Wilfley will describe how they can engineer their home and social environments to...
CE Credits: 3.50 Speaker(s): Jeff Chang, PhD; William F. Northey, PhD; Between 5 and 10% of divorces with children can be defined as "high conflict," resulting in protracted litigation, excessive consumption of community resources, and most importantly, broken relationships, and a worsening of mental health problems. The pre...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD Online service delivery is already impacting the field of family therapy, but has only made small inroads compared to what’s ahead. New technology is poised to revolutionize training, licensure, and research as well. This workshop will describe developing...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Angela L. Skurtu, MFT This webinar will help clinicians gain a basic understanding of Kink and Polyamorous lifestyles, a discussion about sexual ethics, and suggestions for how clinicians can offer the best quality care to these clients.

In this presentation, Angela Skurtu w...
CE Credits: 1.25 Speaker(s): Aaron M. Norton, PhD; Catherine V. Boynton, MS; Dolores M. Gonzalez; Jasmine N. Moore This workshop will help new and experienced therapists process childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in family therapy. It will review fundamental knowledge and techniques in working with child victims of sexual abuse using several art and drama therapy tools to i...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Kathleene A. Derrig-Palumbo, PhD Today's therapist is in the business of communication during an age in which communications have evolved. Adapting these new communication methods to the practice of therapy is almost necessitated by the demands of consumers who now are accustomed to thes...
CE Credits: 5.00 Speaker(s): Glenn J. Veenstra, Jr., PhD Different aspects of anxiety are produced in the levels of brain functioning that develop as a child matures. Systemic interactions between these levels that contribute to anxiety disorders will be outlined and linked to the corresponding interpersonal in...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Glenn J. Veenstra, Jr., PhD Participants will learn to assess individual personality structure using the DSM-5 Levels of Personality Functioning that is the most innovative and foundational aspect of this latest revision. Strong parallels between family functioning models and the DS...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Vanessa R. Bradden, MSMFT; Michele L. Weiss, MSMFT Life is full of losses, many of which go unrecognized by others. The loss of the ability to conceive naturally, conceiving and then losing a pregnancy, sometimes multiple times, or discovering that your baby has a life-altering or even life-threatening ge...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Diversity, Social Justice, and Intersectionality; Person of the Therapist; Relationship Education; and Family Dynamics.

As the most influential scholarly j...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Family Therapy Education and Supervision; Homeless Families and Family Therapy; and Couple Therapy.

As the most influential scholarly journal on family the...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Attachment Over Time in Couple Therapy; Foster Parents; Data Designs; and more.

As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Marital, Family, and Couple Research; Couple and Family Interventions; Psychoeducation; and Education Research.

As the most influential scholarly journal o...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Marital Satisfaction and Attachment; Evidence-Based Family Therapy; Research Training; Couples' Therapy; and Professional Development.

As the most influent...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Mindfulness-Based Relationship Education; Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients; Differentiation Across Cultures; and Behavioral Couple Therapy.

As the most i...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Therapy and Social Control; Substance Abuse and the Family; and Attachment.

As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Mar...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Cost Effectiveness Research; Children, Youth, and Family Therapy; Military Couples; and Interpersonal Violence.

As the most influential scholarly journal o...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy; Child and Adolescent Behavior; and Couple and Marital Therapy.

As the most influential scholarly journal on family ther...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Couples Research; Self-Injury; Bariatric Surgery; Culture; and more.

As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital an...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy provides marriage and family therapists with an array of articles on research, theory, clinical practice, and training in the field. With that in mind, ...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Intimate Partner Violence; Relationship Education; Identity Construction among Immigrants; and Conflict Resolution.

As the most influential scholarly journ...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: The Therapeutic Alliance; Medical Family Therapy; and International Family Therapy.

As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the Journa...
CE Credits: 5.00 This issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes articles in the following topics: Family Therapy Education; Enhancing Relationships; Interventions for Children; and more.

As the most influential scholarly journal on family therapy, the J...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Tracey Ayers Today’s successful private practice is one that utilizes efficient and evidence based strategies to build, maintain and grow their practice. The thriving practice must adapt, change, and continue to redefine its relevance to clients and referral sources. ...
CE Credits: 6.00 This book is a resource for marriage and family therapists who want to gain a better understanding of the legal guidelines that should inform their work both in private practice and agency settings. As state laws vary and can change quickly, this book doe...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Nelba L. Marquez-Greene, MA; Michael L. Chafin, MEd In what has become an all too frequent occurrence, December 14, 2012 was a day rocked by violence as 20 elementary school students and 6 adult staff members lost their lives in the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. One of those children lost was ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Kim Phuc Phan Thi was born and raised in a village near Saigon. In 1972, Americans and the South Vietnamese Airforce dropped napalm bombs on her village. Nine-year-old Phuc fled from a Buddhist pagoda, where she and her family were hiding. Two of her infa...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Heather Holmgren, MFT; Carly Ostler Many MFT's dream of eventually settling in to private practice. However, workshops, books, online forums and other professionals point to the difficulty of successful practice building. This workshop will tackle the myths of private practice building and ...
CE Credits: 1.25 Speaker(s): Shelby L. Riley, MS Primary care physicians can be an excellent referral source for your practice by starting - and maintaining - the relationships can seem daunting. Our host, Shelby Riley, LMFT, will discuss her tried and true methods for creating these unique relationship...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Jennifer L. Hodgson, PhD; Tai J. Mendenhall, PhD; Angela L. Lamson, PhD; Jerica M. Berge, PhD Tremendous career and practice expansion opportunities exist for MFTs in the healthcare industry. However, most MFT’s are not trained to understand basic medical diseases, illnesses, and indicators. This presentation will introduce attendees to concepts t...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Jennifer L. Hodgson, PhD; Angela L. Lamson, PhD Increasing numbers of family therapists are securing positions in primary care settings as integrated behavioral healthcare leaders, clinicians, and researchers. This presentation will highlight current trends in primary care involving family-centered mod...
CE Credits: 3.50 Speaker(s): Jacqueline Williams-Reade, PhD; Cassidy J. Freitas, PhD; Veronica P. Kuhn, PhD; As the field of healthcare expands to include mental health professionals, marriage and family therapists will have increased opportunities to participate. If you are interested in working in a medical setting or want to better understand how to address c...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Charity M. Somo; Desiree M. Seponski, PhD; Denise C. Lewis; Savannah Young Refugees often come from devastating circumstances such as war and crimes against humanity; consequently they are vulnerable to numerous mental health disorders. When mental health treatment is delivered during the first three years following relocation, ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Scott A. Edwards, PhD; Shawn B. Whitney, MS Presenters will reflect and present on key aspects of their successful 15 plus year mentoring relationship across academic, agency, private practice, MFT profession, and supervising contexts. Participants will discuss, explore, and idenitfy how to integra...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Brian J. Distelberg; Lauren D Foster, PhD; Elsie S. Lobo, MS; Ginger Glenn Simonton; Mr. Mark D. Buchholz This workshop will demonstrate how participants can expand their clinical work to their larger community. We will present varying community based research models from the MFT literature and illustrate our own community based action oriented model has been...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Jacqueline Williams-Reade, PhD; Gabriela E. Gutierrez; Elsie S. Lobo, MS With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, there is a growing demand for mental health professionals who are able to address both mental and medical issues in their clinical practice. MFTs have increasing opportunities to participate in collaborati...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Volker K. Thomas, PhD; Tracie A Krum; Candice A. Maier, PhD The workshop presents challenges and opportunities of an LGBTQ clinic in a doctoral CFT program to which transgender clients are referred by physicians for psychosocial assessments. The CFT clinic’s reports help physicians decide whether they will proceed...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Shatavia Thomas, DMFT This workshop will highlight how MFTs are uniquely suited to serve as systems consultants. Consulting opportunities will be reviewed, along with information about role clarification and consultation stages. Systems consultation, though distinct from thera...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Linda S. Metcalf, PhD This webinar provides an overview of solution-focused basics for MFTs to consider when working in the school system. By viewing the school "system" as a family, you can serve as an instrument of change that helps each family member see the student with a ...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Angela L. Lamson, PhD; Melissa Lewis, PhD; Amelia Muse, MS; Lisa Jennet Trump; Meghan L. Lacks, PhD This presentation will cover information regarding physical, psychological, and relational health of military couples. Given the high reintegration rates, caring for the health of military personnel and their relationships is essential. Research will be s...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Tai J. Mendenhall, PhD; Lisa M. Zak-Hunter, PhD; Laura Sudano; Angela L. Lamson, PhD; Francisco Javier Limon, PhD; Rola O. Aamar In the last five years there has been an explosion of evidence to support patient and family-centered models of integrated behavioral health care. It is important that anyone planning to work in a medical setting with diverse populations learns the essent...
CE Credits: 1.50 There is no doubt about it. We are loving in a brave new world! Our collective love affair with handheld devices is impacting our real world love affairs in profound and subtle ways.

Dr. Alexandra H. Solomon will host this webinar about the intersection...
CE Credits: 3.00 Speaker(s): Jerica M. Berge, PhD; Tai J. Mendenhall, PhD There is a growing need for motivational interviewing (MI) techniques in medical family therapy (MedFT) settings to address lifestyle behavior changes such as smoking cessation, obesity prevention, and diabetes management. Although MI is an evidence-based...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Kathleen C. Laundy, PsyD Schools are where children spend the bulk of their time outside of their homes, and for many students it is where they receive health care services. The second session will focus on the multidisciplinary matrix of school health team members and how they ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Stephanie Brooks, PhD Pursuing a career at today’s University requires new and seasoned faculty to understand how to balance the tension between creating excellence in teaching and learning, securing research funding and containing cost while simultaneously developing an effec...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Daniel S. Sweeney, PhD Trauma eventuates in negative psychological and neurobiological effects in children. This points to the need for interventions that recognize these issues, and honors developmental realities. Expressive therapies have neurological and developmental benefi...
CE Credits: 3.50 Speaker(s): Tammy L. Daughtry, MMFT; Jay S Daughtry, MAMFT Divorce impacts over a million children a year in America, resulting in millions of co-parents who are navigating the path of shared parenting between households. The family system becomes very complicated in post-divorce, never married and also in step f...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Victor Nelson This experiential workshop introduces principles of solution-focused organizational consulting. Organizations re-focus their mission and purpose whenever there is a change in leadership and experience growing pains as they mature. Applying solution focuse...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Megan M. Oed; Lorien S. Jordan; Desiree M. Seponski, PhD This presentation will discuss current research findings on public and professional attitudes towards sex offenders and how bias and stereotyping impact treatment and rates of recidivism. Participants will be invited to examine their own biases and stigma...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD This webinar will explore legal and ethical issues facing marriage and family therapists today. The webinar will highlight common issues in couple and family work and review legal and ethical decision-making.
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Markie L.C. Twist, PhD This on-demand online educational webinar provides a basic overview of race and ethnicity for family therapists.
CE Credits: 3.00 Speaker(s): Suzanne Midori Hanna, PhD; Deepu V. George, Ph.D.; Morgan A. Stinson, PhD Brain research encourages attention to biopsychosocial and spiritual dimensions of clinical work. Interventions that are body-oriented align with human stress responses and reward systems. This presentation reviews brain basics and creative pivot points a...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Ruth C. Neustifter, PhD; Harry Shuster, MA; Jaime Dice Supporting the path to sexual maturity has always been challenging, however, the recent pace of social and technological change has left many adults wondering how to best help children set a foundation for healthy sexual development. This engaging worksho...
A webinar focused on hot tips and best practices to prepare a successful COAMFTE Self-Study. Help put your program on the path to a successful Self-Study. This webinar is recommended for administrators, program directors and faculty members interested in ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD Establishing a professional will ensures that your clients can continue to receive a high continuity of care and treatment in the event of your absence.

This webinar will identify the process and considerations that MFTs should take when establishing th...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Martha E. Wadsworth Converging evidence from neuroscience, psychology, and biology shows that a well-developed psychobiological stress response system that supports healthy coping and self-regulation is critical to the development of vibrant children—children who thrive even...
CE Credits: 2.50 Speaker(s): Bruce Ross; Alycia N. DeGraff, MS Bridging therapeutic skill sets with financial counseling techniques allow therapists to better address the financial stressors and issues presented by clients. The presenters will teach therapists how to appropriately communicate about financial stressor...
CE Credits: 4.50 Speaker(s): Douglas Flemons, PhD Given that suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, it is essential for MFTs to know how to conduct effective suicide assessments. In this institute, we’ll explore a relational approach to assessment that emphasizes the importance o...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Tai J. Mendenhall, PhD This workshop will highlight how MFTs and other mental health professionals work collaboratively with medical providers in disaster/trauma-response teams. The nature and conduct of this work will be described, along with common ethical challenges associat...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Frank N. Thomas, PhD; Michael D. Howard, EdD Public support of US military personnel has always transcended politics. But the costs to those who serve in uniform are often high, and the effects of war, deployment, and separation from families and communities are extensive. In this plenary, Drs. Fr...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Matthew Carlson; Megan M. Oed; J. Maria Bermudez, PhD This presentation will detail and apply an integration of Satir's Communication Approach and Emotionally-Focused Therapy. Specifically, Satir's communication stances and EFT's pursuer-distancer conceptualization will be combined to create a nuanced view o...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Tina M. Timm, PhD; Adrian J. Blow, PhD Infidelity is one of the most painful presenting issues in couple therapy. Therapists typically have little training, and few infidelity-specific evidence-based treatments exist. This presentation will detail an integrative approach based in attachment an...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Melissa Fritchle The most common sexual complaint clients will bring to couples therapy is low sexual desire, for one of both partners. And yet, many therapists feel at a loss in how to address this complex issue and the relational fall out that can occur for couples afte...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Andrew Mercurio This workshop explores the traumatized sexual mind of Christian clients troubled by sexual shame in heterosexual marriage. Sex-negative legacies, transmitted throughout the history of Christianity, will be examined along with a focus on "sexual re-sensiti...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Johnny S. Kim This workshop will provide an overview of multicultural practice within Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, especially with Asian and Asian-American clients. Information will be presented on the research of SFBT with Asian and Asian-American clients. Addition...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Marc Coulter; Thorana S. Nelson, PhD This interactive workshop will focus on how to utilize SFBT with GLBTQ children, youth, and families. Participants will increase their knowledge of such topics as transgender youth, coming out, same-sex parenting, adoption, and relationships and how to ap...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Cynthia K. Hansen; Frank N. Thomas, PhD In a city known more for festivals than psychotherapy innovation, a newly married couple with strong roots in family therapy brought together diverse groups of individuals from many professional disciplines and cultures to experiment with the most effecti...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Andrew Turnell The Signs of Safety model is the leading international approach to collaborative child protection practice and is being implemented in almost 200 statutory agencies across 13 countries. In this workshop, Andrew will present the essential elements of the S...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Elliott E. Connie Working with couples is challenging work. They come into therapy thinking we have to understand the problem to ascertain who is at fault and subsequently who needs to change to resolve the problem. In this workshop, the lecturer will demonstrate how by he...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Calyn Crow This workshop will address and discuss unique challenges that military families may experience. Calyn will share important aspects of therapy that members of the military indicated were important and helpful to them. This workshop will explore specific te...
CE Credits: 1.25 Speaker(s): Mark McKergow Over the past 15 years, solution-focused work has established a worthwhile presence in the field of management and organizational development. Mark McKergow will review the way these ideas have spread, what they bring to the coaching and consulting world,...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Teri Pichot Regardless of intent, most professionals eventually find themselves working with clients who struggle with substance related issues. This population frequently presents with family, employment, legal, and other significant life disruption that can challen...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Frank N. Thomas, PhD Most assumptions and techniques of the solution-focused (SF) approach were created for individual adult or adolescent clients. This interactive workshop will expose participants to SF assumptions necessary in working with families, including collaborative...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Kathleen C. Laundy, PsyD Participants will be introduced to the value of systemic training as it relates to special education. Participants will learn about individual, family, school, community and cultural influences that can affect students with special needs over time. A mo...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Robert W. Marrs, MS This presentation addresses ethical issues of incorporating spiritual care into clinical practice. The presenter will use the 2015 AAMFT Code of Ethics to help MFT's think through how to competently provide spiritual care both in faith-based and non-secta...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Ms. Eve Lipchik, MSW This presentation will offer the audience a picture of the early days at the Brief Family Therapy Center from three perspectives: that of an original founder who was part of the daily clinical and theoretical discussions; that of an academician who sat be...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Tai J. Mendenhall, PhD; Cathy M. Hudgins, PhD; Randall S. Reitz, PhD When gaining employment in a healthcare setting, it is important to know which positions to apply for, how to get past the human relations/search committee chairpersons who do not understand the scope of practice and reimbursement opportunities for MFTs, ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Froma W. Walsh, PhD Resilience-the human capacity to rebound and grow stronger from adversity-is a vital concept for our work with couples and families struggling to overcome trauma, tragic loss, and multi-stress conditions. Dr. Froma Walsh, the leading international expert ...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Tracey Duncan Families are the hidden victims of drug addiction suffered by a family member. The drug addiction becomes the central organizing principle of the family system, controlling and dictating family members’ assigned family rules and roles. This presentation p...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Quintin Hunt, MS; Katherine A. Hertlein, PhD Suicide is one of the most painful experiences any family may encounter; having lost a family member to suicide also makes a person more likely to die by suicide. We will explore the experiences of suicide survivors with abstract and concrete examples of ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Angela L. Lamson, PhD; Keeley J. Pratt, PhD; Jacqueline Williams-Reade, PhD There are several things that supervisors and supervisees need to know prior to working or supervising clinical work that is provided in healthcare settings. Attendees will learn how to select a supervisor who has the expertise and training needed to supe...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Melissa Fritchle Facing the realities of a child's sexuality can be difficult for any parent. As therapists, people turn to us for guidance on how to manage this aspect of parenting and family life. In this webinar Sex Therapist and Educator Melissa Fritchle will discuss ...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Jessica D. Cless; Lauren Ruhlmann; Briana S. Nelson Goff, PhD In this workshop, presenters will provide an overview of the need for trauma education as well as potential challenges of teaching trauma. Strategies for teaching trauma, and a pedagogical model for instructors of courses using trauma-related materials ar...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Elliott E. Connie The presenter of this dynamic workshop will provide a look at other parts of the world in which SFBT research has been collected. We will discuss and provide examples of how to address cultural norms/research in effective practices. Utilizing mock therapy...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Karin B. Jordan, PhD; Rebecca S. Boyle, PhD; Rikki Patton, PhD; Heather A. Katafiasz, PhD; David H. Tefteller, Ph.D.; Ulia M. Fisher Today, AAMFT Approved Supervisors are increasingly challenged with the use of technology in the therapy session. Technology can be a way to increase client therapy access, but can also post ethical challenges. Various uses of technology will be explored a...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Joel Simon A great question for those working with soluction focus has always been how to adapt the solution focused model in multiple different settings. This is true for different losses clients may experience. This workshop explores not only how solution focus ca...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Kristy L. Soloski, PhD This course will give an overview of the process and issues related to conducting a research project. The course will review the basic research designs that can be employed, and potential analyses that can be conducted. Examples of research designs and an...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Kenneth Ginsberg If we focus only on guiding youth to avoid risk, how will they learn to excel? Focusing on what young people are doing wrong instills shame and undermines their sense of competence. Lecturing youth disempowers them, whereas listening prepares them to mak...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Diane R. Gehart, PhD Whether you are a critic, advocate, or confused bystander, this course is designed to expand your understanding of and personal relationship to evidence-based practices and treatments, especially those for children and families. Participants will be taken...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD The days of keeping old client files in a box in your garage are (thankfully) over. This workshop will walk you through the life cycle of a modern treatment record, from initial creation to retention and eventual disposal. Specific attention will be paid ...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Diana Lynn Barnes, PsyD Perinatal mood disorders disrupt maternal attachment with serious repercussions for the developing infant. This session explores the psychological gestation of pregnancy as it relates to the new mother's attachment history and the quality of her attachmen...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Kathleen C. Laundy, PsyD; Barbara S. Bennett, MS; Peg Donohue Following an escalation of violence in American schools, a national consortium of professionals from various mental health disciplines developed A Framework for Safe and Successful Schools in 2013. This includes different manners in which the mental healt...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD; Torri Y. Efron Family therapy educators have moved from encouraging new therapists to take an expert stance with clients. While helpful for working with marginalized groups, this places therapists in a difficult position when clients expect expert advice. This workshop ...
CE Credits: 4.00 Speaker(s): Trudy Post Sprunk, MEd This institute will provide participants the opportunity to learn and experience the advantages of family play therapy. It will include 20 techniques, discussion, group play opportunities, video, and lecture. Participants will explore a variety of simple ...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Andrae L. Brown, PhD Despite some political, economic and social gains, an overwhelming number of urban youth face daily threats to their physical and psychological wellbeing. This keynote will explore the beauty and vitality of the modern family and its innate drive to raise...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Erica E. Hartwell, PhD; Dr. Sheila M. Addison; Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD Panel: Kristen Benson; Ben Caldwell; Mike Fitzpatrick; Rashmi Gangamma; Naveen Jonathon; and Christi McGeorge

For many clinicians, personal or religious beliefs about same-sex relationships or gender variance pose an ethical dilemma: refer LGBT clients ...
Speaker(s): Daniel R. Lord, PhD This webinar is for COAMFTE Accredited Programs who are currently accredited under Accreditation Standards Version 11. This webinar will provide guidelines for transitioning to Accreditation Standards Version 12, an overview of what pieces of Version 11 c...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Kathleen C. Laundy, PsyD Trauma in a child and family's life can have significant impact on a student's readiness to learn. Systemic support for students with trauma histories can help mitigate the effects of trauma as well as boost achievement. The third session will address t...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Ronald J. Chenail, Jr., PhD; Cathy Ponczek, MFT; Melissa Schacter, DMFT; Laquana Young; Ron Osborne-Williams While technology can enhance interpersonal relationships it may also have deleterious effects on these same interactions resulting in couples seeking psychotherapy. Research suggests different technology-relationship problem patterns and what intervention...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Sebastian A. Perumbilly, PhD This presentation, Based on an ethnographic research design with ten U.S. veterans, will focus on broadening the definition and treatment of moral injury among veterans. Going beyond mere symptom reduction and temporary relief; and drawing from clinical r...
CE Credits: 1.50 Speaker(s): Scott P. Sells, PhD Traditional trauma informed practice often involves only the child and fails to expand the lens to the immediate and extended family. An evidence-based model known as Parenting with Love and Limits- Family Systems Trauma (PLL-FST) researched step-by-step ...
CE Credits: 2.50 Speaker(s): Anne M. Way, MFT; David Ansell; Neil G. Moore, MAMFT Presenters discuss a multidisciplinary treatment approach and training model whereby team members attend to mind, body, and spirit in their formation of a therapeutic alliance. Patients with limited financial resources and serious mental health challenge...
A webinar focused on understanding and interpreting the COAMFTE Accreditation Standards Version 12. This webinar is recommended for administrators, program directors and faculty members interested in COAMFTE accreditation for their educational program.
CE Credits: 4.00 As with most ethical codes, the 2015 AAMFT Code of Ethics does not provide definitive answers to the ethical dilemmas faced in the clinical practice. This course utilizes the book "User's Guide to the 2015 AAMFT Code of Ethics," a publication of the Ameri...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Carol M. Podgorski This interactive workshop will provide participants with: an overview of family caregiving in the US and how our health care system and other social factors are changing the roles and responsibilities of caregivers; tools to assess and measure caregiver b...
CE Credits: 4.50 Speaker(s): June Behn Watts, MS; Jennifer Fox; Travis Field; Heidi Knock; Jenelle Boo; Nicolle Angeli Many combat veterans and families are seeking treatment as a result of recent conflicts. This institute will give a firsthand look from the “front lines” in working directly with veterans and their families. Information will be provided on military sexual...
CE Credits: 1.25 Speaker(s): David Epston This keynote will feature a memoir of a lifelong inquiry into the matter of how one’s dignity and honor, and the dignity and honor of a family and community, is repaired and restored. Through the life experiences of David Epston, you will hear how the pra...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Krista Crotty; Jillian Lampert This session will teach marriage and family therapists how to screen/assess, educate, and treat families who have a family member diagnosed with an eating disorder. Clinicians will understand how the eating disorder alters the family system, what road blo...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): John V. Caffaro, PhD This workshop will describe an integrative, evidence-based approach for conducting assessment and intervention with children and families where sibling trauma has occurred. Case examples and quantitative research results will be included to illustrate fun...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Manijeh Daneshpour, PhD Debates about multicultural competency, ethics of care, and social justice have proliferated throughout our mental health field and have become cliché conversations. Awareness of these issues serves as a way to evaluate the relationship between the ethics...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Manijeh M. Daneshpour, PhD Racism, sexism, classicism, cultural elitism, and oppressive political systems constrain the lives of diverse clients. Discussing these topics impact the power and relational dynamics with clients. The presentation reevaluates the ethics, value, and clini...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Morris Dees Activist and civil rights speaker Morris Dees discusses how our commitment to justice for all will chart our nation's future as America becomes more diverse, and economic disparity widens. Dees shares his experiences and insights, explaining how and why h...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Amber V. Vennum, PhD; Lee G. Shilts, PhD; Nicole J. Bird; Micha B. Berryhill, PhD; Charity E. Clifford, PhD; Prerana Dharnidharka States are increasingly approving MFTs as mental health providers in schools, providing MFTs the unique opportunity to further support families by extending our systemic lens. This workshop will engage participants in a solution-focused systemic intervent...
CE Credits: 1.00 Speaker(s): Ruth C. Neustifter, PhD Family therapists already possess a plethora of skills that can contribute to excellent relational work with LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, and queer or questioning) clients. By increasing our knowledge of important systemic considerations, expand...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Quintin Hunt, MS; Laura M. Frey, PhD; Eugene L. Hall, MA Adolescent suicidal behavior is influenced by and impacts the entire family system. We will explore evidence from family-based interventions with adolescents that have attempted suicide, experienced suicidal ideation, or engaged in suicidal behavior. Esse...
CE Credits: 2.00 Speaker(s): Bertranna A. Muruthi, PhD; Jessica Chou, PhD; J. Maria Bermudez, PhD This presentation will provide insight into experiences of immigrant families living transnationally. Therapeutic considerations for immigrants living in the United States who are experiencing ambiguity of acculturation processes will be considered.
CE Credits: 4.50 Speaker(s): Kenneth W. Phelps, PhD The intrusive thoughts and repetitive behaviors characteristic of OCD can profoundly interrupt a family's life. This institute will summarize the diagnosis, conceptualization, and treatment of this disorder. Specific presentations of OCD, including childh...