Archive | Reconciliation Therapy

Posts dealing with court-ordered reconciliation therapy.

Promotional Materials for this Specialized Family Therapy Course

Training for this Specialized Family Therapy course  approved  by National Association of Social Workers, NASW, for 4 CEU credits. As the Deadline for Professional License Renewal approaches in February of 2019, now is an excellent time to take the Specialized Family therapy Course. Learners gain the skill and confidence to serve separated families Court Ordered […]

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Specialized Family Therapy Advanced Clinical Handbook available as free download

As you proceed through this blog you will be able to click to download the recent Advanced SFT Clinical Handbook. The passionate aim of this Handbook is to teach participants the enhanced clinical practice skills of counseling co-parents with unresolved custody-related issues and reconciling children with any non-custodial parent with whom the children have become […]

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Looking for a Clinical Research group to join us in seeking a large Research and Practice grant

The Specialized Family Therapy team is interested in discussing the construction of a large research and practice grant application with any experienced Clinical Research group in the nation. University affiliation is a plus. The selected group would have to have a background in researching and or treating children and families since Specialized Family Therapy addresses […]

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National Association approval of SFT for 4 continuing education hrs

Specialized Family Therapy : Reconciliation and Co Parenting Counseling has again been approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 4 continuing education credits. Approval number# 886710192-3309. As most states require license renewal in February of 2017, this is an excellent opportunity to learn new solution focused skills and receive credits. Please consider taking […]

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Reengaging clients

As therapists, we have all been faced with the following situation. You are meeting with a new client, and things start off great. You are making headway with your client, uncovering and resolving issues. As the therapist, you think to yourself, “Wow things are going great! My client is really making a lot of progress. […]

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Establishing an Evidence Based Practice Strategy for Specialized Family therapy

Practice Evidences and Future Directions This is a critical aspect of evidence-based practice and for the ongoing and continued improvement of the SFT model. Our goal is to have SFT implemented by Clinical Groups that serve family Courts and Children and Youth Protective Services Divisions across the nation. It will be imperative for a Clinical […]

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Using a Shared Areas of Negotiated Action Model

The acronym SANA, Shared Areas of Negotiated Action, is the Italian equivalent of the meaning healed or integrally healthy, which also encapsulates the underlying missions and visions of the Specialized Family Therapeutic model. On more practical terms, the purpose of creating a SANA Team and decision structure within the SFT Therapeutic Continuum is twofold: a. […]

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The gestalt of it all at the inception of SFT treatment

Most articles relative to the effect of Divorce understandably focus on the higher risks the children face relative to underachievement, depression, anxiety and later early experimentation with drugs and alcohol coupled with promiscuity. However, the current experience of the separated parents is something any therapist must relate to in order for engagement and treatment to […]

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