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NEFESH ALL POINTS NORTH LODGE Professional Development

The Importance of Context in the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents

Monday, October 19th 2020
12:00 PM EDT

Presenter: Patricia C. Dowds Ph.D.

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300 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to explain the importance of identifying all systemic forces around a child.
  2. Participants will be able to identify these forces.
  3. Participants will be able to encourage the development of collaborative relationships with these forces.
Agenda:

Session One: Live on October 19, 2020 12:00 PM EST

Describe a problem and growth focused approach to evaluation that relies on identifying strengths.

Session Two: Live on October 21, 2020 12:00 PM EST

A way of expanding assessment beyond pathology by creating a map of systemic forces. Part 1

Session Three:  Live on October 26, 2020 12:00 PM EST 

A way of expanding assessment beyond pathology by creating a map of systemic forces. Part 2

Session Four:  Live on October 28, 2020 12:00 PM EST 

A case demonstration of systemic assessment.

Session Five:  Live on November 2, 2020 12:00 PM EST 

A case demonstration from a class participant to highlight problems with implementation.

 

Boyd-Franklin, N., & Bry, B. H. (2000). Reaching out in family therapy: Home-based, school, and community interventions. Guilford Press. Abstract. Reaching out to ... de N Boyd-Franklin - ‎2000 Hubble, Duncan and Miller on What Works in Therapy Aug 9, 2006 - The Heart & Soul of Change: What Works in Therapy . Edited by Mark A. Hubble , Barry L. Duncan , Scott D. Miller , 1999. ISBN 155798557X. Valuing Families: Social Work Practice with Families from a Strengths Perspective Theresa J. Early, PhD, Linnea F. GlenMaye, PhD Social Work, Volume 45, Issue 2, March 2000, Pages 118–130
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.

This webinar offers 5 NYS ED Contact Hours

This is a five session webinar series.  Workshops will be live on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST on the dates listed below.  Recordings will be available after the live presentation.

These five sessions will attempt to create an understanding of the importance of extratherapeutic effects of family, school, and community on therapeutic outcomes. it will provide some guidelines on working collaboratively with the significant adults in each child's life.

 

Patricia C. Dowds, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and Co-Director of Family Therapy Institute of Suffolk, and the past Executive Director of the Minuchin Center for the Family, N.Y.C. Through these two agencies she has worked on developing programs to keep children out of the court system, and to reduce conflict in divorce. She also is a Consultant to Suffolk County Dept. of Health, visiting faculty at Nassau University Medical Center, and SUNY at Stony Brook where she teaches working therapists, graduate students, medical students, and medical residents on family systems. She co-authored many articles and a chapter on Case Management in Family Therapy Review (Lawrence Erlbaum 2005). She is a national trainer and workshop leader on family therapy and family treatment issues. She has certificates in Substance Abuse Treatment, Family Therapy, Family Therapy Supervision and Divorce Mediation. She has maintained an active clinical practice for over 30 years.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to explain the importance of identifying all systemic forces around a child.
  2. Participants will be able to identify these forces.
  3. Participants will be able to encourage the development of collaborative relationships with these forces.
Agenda:

Session One: Live on October 19, 2020 12:00 PM EST

Describe a problem and growth focused approach to evaluation that relies on identifying strengths.

Session Two: Live on October 21, 2020 12:00 PM EST

A way of expanding assessment beyond pathology by creating a map of systemic forces. Part 1

Session Three:  Live on October 26, 2020 12:00 PM EST 

A way of expanding assessment beyond pathology by creating a map of systemic forces. Part 2

Session Four:  Live on October 28, 2020 12:00 PM EST 

A case demonstration of systemic assessment.

Session Five:  Live on November 2, 2020 12:00 PM EST 

A case demonstration from a class participant to highlight problems with implementation.

 

Boyd-Franklin, N., & Bry, B. H. (2000). Reaching out in family therapy: Home-based, school, and community interventions. Guilford Press. Abstract. Reaching out to ... de N Boyd-Franklin - ‎2000 Hubble, Duncan and Miller on What Works in Therapy Aug 9, 2006 - The Heart & Soul of Change: What Works in Therapy . Edited by Mark A. Hubble , Barry L. Duncan , Scott D. Miller , 1999. ISBN 155798557X. Valuing Families: Social Work Practice with Families from a Strengths Perspective Theresa J. Early, PhD, Linnea F. GlenMaye, PhD Social Work, Volume 45, Issue 2, March 2000, Pages 118–130
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.

  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0082
  • NEFESH International SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #0046
  • NEFESH International SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0048