Seminars

COMMUTER  COURSE:

ON THE THERAPIST’S OWN FAMILY

40 hours: Thurs-Fridays: Sept 11-12, Oct 16-17, Dec 4-5, Jan (2015) 9-10

 

SPECIAL SMALL GROUP SEMINARS

For small groups limited to minimum of 5, maximum of 15

Presented by the core faculty at The Multicultural Family Institute: Monica McGoldrick, Nydia Garcia Preto, Sueli Petry, Barbara Petkov & Roberto Font - 

Brazil Groups Coordinators: Sueli Petry & Angelina Belli

Monday through Thursday 9:00am to 3:30pm – dates to be arranged in January, February, September, October and December.

Location: The Multicultural Family Institute, 328 Denison St., Highland Park, NJ 08904

4-Day Seminars Cost per person is $2,000

8-Day Seminar Cost per person is $5,000 

 

1) Culture, Race & Sexuality: Intensive Course in Multicultural Family Systems for Intermediate to Advanced Participants

This is a special 4-day seminar for a small group immersion into Family Therapy, Family Life Cycle, Gender, Culture and Race in Clinical Practice. 

Seminar Goals:  Increase participants understanding of family therapy, the family life cycle and the context of race, culture, gender and sexual orientation.

Learning Points:

  1. Using the family life cycle developmental approach in working with individuals, couples and families.
  2. Using genograms for assessing and intervening in family problems.
  3. Utilizing family play and play genograms to assess family patterns.
  4. Discuss the ways in which LGBTQ families move through the lifecycle.
  5. Discuss LGBTQ affirmative family therapy practices.
  6. Assess couple relationships within a multicontextual framework.
  7. Help couples assess their marital relationship in the context of their lives.
  8. Have an increased understanding about why cultural competence is required for ethical practice.

2) Genograms: Theory  & Application

4-Day Seminar Cost per person is $2,000

This course is for therapists experienced in the use of genograms.

Objectives:

-Broaden the understanding and utilization of genograms in family therapy.

-Explore topics discussed in the text Genograms: Assessment and Intervention

-Utilizing clinical cases presented by participants to track family patterns, interpret family structure, and assess family patterns and functioning

Agenda:

1-    Using Genograms for assessment and intervention to transform family relationships and patterns

2-    The use of genograms when working with heterosexual and homosexual couples, exploring

  1. Relational patterns and functioning
  2. Myths and family patterns
  3. Sexual genograms

3-    Using the Family Play Genogram as a natural expansion of the assessment and therapeutic benefits of the genogram

  1. In working with children
  2. In cases of child sexual abuse
  3. In working with resistant families

4-    Exploring Relational Patterns and Triangles

  1. Parent-Child Triangles
  2. Common Couple Triangles
  3. Triangles in Divorced and Remarried Families
  4. Triangles in Families with Foster or Adopted Children
  5. Multigenerational Triangles
  6. Relationships outside the family
  7. Triangles over time

 

3) Multicultural Family Systems: Intensive 8-Day Course for Beginner to Intermediate Participants

Seminar Goals:  Increase participants understanding of family therapy, the family life cycle and the context of race, culture, gender and sexual orientation: implications for clinical practice.

8-Day Seminar Cost per person is $5,000

Learning Points: 

  1. Using the family life cycle developmental approach in working with individuals, couples and families.
  2. Using genograms and a multicontextual framework for assessing and intervening in family problems
  3. Utilizing family play and play genograms to assess family patterns and as tools of intervention
  4. Assess couple relationships within a multicontextual framework.
  5. Examine therapist own family relationships and patterns in relation to clinical work.
  6. Have an increased understanding about why cultural competence is required for ethical practice.

O Multicultural Family Institute (MFI) em Nova Jersey está organizando seminários de 4 ou 8 dias, para pequenos grupos de no mínimo 5 até o máximo de 15 participantes. 

O MFI é coordenado por Monica McGoldrick,renomada terapeuta de familia com trabalhos e livros publicados em diferentes paises; pro­fessora associada de Psiquiatria na University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/USA e conta também na equipe com Nydia Garcia Preto, Sueli Petry, Barbara Petkov & Roberto Font.

Horário: de segunda a quinta, de 9:00h às 15:30h

Data: as datas podem ser organizadas de acordo com os interesses e disponibilidade dos participantes.

Observação: A cidade de Highland Park, em Nova Jersey, fica a 50 minutos de trem de Nova York.

As aulas serão todas acompanhadas pela terapeuta brasileira Sueli Petry (“Core Faculty at The Multicultural Family Institute”).

Objetivos: Expandir o conhecimento na área da Terapia de Família aprofundando tópicos como o uso de genogramas, o Ciclo Vital Familiar, discutindo e problematizando através de casos clínicos, vivencias e jogos terapeuticos, questões ligadas à cultura, ao gênero e à orientação sexual.

Contato: Sueli Petry – suepetry@aol.com

OBS: Sera indicado hotel para receber o grupo,cujo valor varia de acordo com a epoca do Seminario. Servico de taxis, restaurantes e comer­cio de facil acesso.Mais informações: Website: www.multiculturalfamily.org

Telefone: 732-565-9010 e FAX: 732-565-0703

E-mail: multicultural2011@gmail.com, suepetry@aol.com