Thursday, February 21, 2013

Solution Focused Brief Therapy Workshop

The Florida Department of Children and Families Substance Abuse Mental Health Program Office (SAMHPO) in conjunction with the Florida Alcohol Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) would like to invite you to two FREE trainings. Six CEUs are available at no cost.

TITLE:            Solution Focused Brief Therapy Workshop                 
        (This workshop is being offered in two locations.)
WHEN/   Friday, March 15, 2013   
  WHERE:         8:30 am - 4:00 pm  
Homewood Suites Lake Mary  755 Currency Circle  Lake Mary, Lake Mary, FL 32746  407-805-9111  Room Rate: $94.00 (mention FADAA)
 REGISTRATION:      To register for the March 15th workshop, please click on this link  or copy and paste into your browser.  
WHEN/            Friday, March 22, 2013
WHERE:         8:30 am - 4:00 pm   
Courtyard Marriott, Ft. Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Hotel 400 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004 954-342-8333 Room Rate: $154.00 (mention FADAA) REGISTRATION:      To register for the March 22nd workshop, please click on this link  or copy and paste into your browser. SCHOLARSHIPS: A limited number of travel scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis for those traveling more than 50 miles. To request a scholarship, email  Application Manuals will be available for purchase at the workshop for $30.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:    Clinical supervisors and program managers in substance abuse, mental health and prevention agencies and supervisors in community coalitions that are currently implementing or intending to implement evidenced based programs and practices. 
ABOUT THIS TRAINING: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a practice that structures clinical work to help clients set and reach realistic and specific treatment goals. Participants in this training will learn the essential skills of SFBT for persons with substance abuse disorders and how to move their counseling from problem-focused to solution and forward-focused. PRESENTER:  Arlene Brett Gordon, Ph. D.
  Director, Brief Therapy Institute, Nova Southeastern University
Dr. Arlene Brett Gordon is a licensed family therapist and adjunct faculty. As a family therapist, she is trained to work with people facing diverse challenges that affect their daily lives. She is the director of the Brief Therapy Institute (BTI), which includes NSU's Family Therapy Clinic that provides counseling to individuals, couples, and families.  Arlene's relationship with NSU began in 1982 as a first grade teacher at the University School. She then enrolled as a doctoral student, and became an adjunct professor for Farquar, Fischler and the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at NSU. Arlene specializes in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), developed by Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer. She provides SFBT trainings and consultations in the tri-county area, as well as nationally.
 CEUs:             6.0 Continuing Education Units/Contact Hours are provided for this|
                          eventFlorida Certification Board Provider #A-001, Exp. Date 12/31/2013Florida Board of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-676, Exp. Date 3/31/2015                          Florida Board of Nursing Provider #50-676, Exp. Date 10/31/2014

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