Structural and Strategic Family Therapy

Green Clock Hours: 1.50 - 1.75

Working with families can be exciting and extremely productive, but family therapy presents many challenges. Families are complex, and many times family members are experiencing significant stress and conflict related to the presenting problem. Also, family systems have a natural inclination toward homeostasis and can present great resistance to change. You will need to be equipped and practiced with methods to handle this resistance in order to help the family make positive changes. In this course, you will learn essential treatment techniques of brief family therapy that support families to decrease negative or hostile interactions, increase flexibility in roles and functions, and communicate in a way that problems can be addressed effectively. You will also learn critical techniques to engage challenging families and set the stage for change. Lastly, you will learn how to apply these techniques in a way that supports families to make real progress within a brief model framework. You will have a chance to practice and reinforce concepts you learn through a series of interactive exercises and mini-quizzes. The material in this course is appropriate for both beginning counselors and seasoned professionals alike.

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Course Description

Working with families can be exciting and extremely productive, but family therapy presents many challenges. Families are complex, and many times family members are experiencing significant stress and conflict related to the presenting problem. Also, family systems have a natural inclination toward homeostasis and can present great resistance to change. You will need to be equipped and practiced with methods to handle this resistance in order to help the family make positive changes. In this course, you will learn essential treatment techniques of brief family therapy that support families to decrease negative or hostile interactions, increase flexibility in roles and functions, and communicate in a way that problems can be addressed effectively. You will also learn critical techniques to engage challenging families and set the stage for change. Lastly, you will learn how to apply these techniques in a way that supports families to make real progress within a brief model framework. You will have a chance to practice and reinforce concepts you learn through a series of interactive exercises and mini-quizzes. The material in this course is appropriate for both beginning counselors and seasoned professionals alike.

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