Eileen Bobrow, LMFT
Director of MRI's Strategic Family Therapy and Training Center and a Senior Research Fellow of the Mental Research Institute. She has been both a Faculty Member of the Family Therapy Institute of Washington, D.C. and an Associate Professor of the Gestalt Institute of San Francisco. She trained with Jay Haley and Cloe Madanes and incorporates many of their ideas and influence into her practice.
Wendel Ray, Ph.D.
Hammond Endowed Professor of Education and Professor of Family Systems Theory, The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM),
Founder and Director, Don Jackson Archive; Past Director, MRI Research Associate & Teaching Faculty, MRI Brief Therapy Center.
Paz is a bi-cultural Consultant and a Spanish Interpreter and has been working as a linguist for over 20 years; she is especially interested in facilitating clear and accurate communication to help achieve a better understanding between people. She is a native of Chile and has traveled the world extensively to further her knowledge of Languages.
María Pía Allende
- - - - - - Level 1 Strategic Therapy Model (first 3 days) - - - - - - -
Day 1 - Mon. Sept. 27 (Wendel Ray)
9:00-10:30 The Bateson team and creation of Communication Theory
10:30-12:00 Don Jackson's Interactional / Conjoint Family Therapy
1:30-3:00 Milton Erickson
3:00-4:30 Jay Haley's Strategic approach
Day 2 - Tue. Sept. 28 (Eileen Bobrow)
9:00-10:00 History of Systemic and Strategic Therapy
10:00-10:30 Ethics of Problem-Solving Therapy
10:45-12:00 How to do a First Interview –Stages and Contracting
12:00- 1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Systemic Diagnoses – Variables
3:15- 4:15 Video
4:15- 4:30 Discussion
Day 3 - Wed. Sept. 29 (Eileen)
9:00-10:30 Giving Directives, Designing Tasks, Homework
2:00-3:30 Indirect Directives, Reframing, Metaphors, Paradox
- - - - - - Level 2 Advanced Strategic Therapy (last 3 days) - - - - - - -
Day 4 - Thur. Sept. 30 (Eileen)
9:00-10:45 Role Playing
2:00-3:30 Oppositional Youth Protocol
3:30 -3:45 Break
Day 5 - Fri. Oct. 1 (Eileen)
11:00-12:00 Family Protocols for Sexual Molestation, Violence, Incest/with role playing (cont’d)
1:30-3:00 Role Playing a Family Apology Session
for Incest, Molestation and Violence
3:15-5:00 Video for Addiction
Day 6 - Sat. Oct. 2 (Eileen)
9:30-10:30 Supervision Template and Case Consultations
10:45-12:00 Case Consultation
3:30-4:30 Questions, Discussions, Loose Ends
*For those who have already taken introductory level, it is appropriate to take the advanced course starting on Thursday, September 30th.
*This course is bilingual. (Simultaneous translation)
36 Continuing Education Credits
MRI is approved to provide continuing education for MFT's and/or LCSW's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider # PCE 14.
MRI is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologist. MRI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
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