Engaging Caregivers in Family Treatment

CE Hours: 3.0
Instructors: Adam Boguski, MDiv, C. Wayne Jones, PhD

A Live, Interactive Webconference
Friday December 1, 2023, via Zoom Interactive Webconference
San Deigo Youth Services

In this three-hour training, attendees will build on the information learned in the Introduction to ESFT workshop, focusing on Engaging Caregivers in Family Treatment.

As a result of participating in this training, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe the tasks and goals of the first stage of ESFT treatment, creating the therapeutic system.
  2. Identify the most common reasons caregivers are reluctant to participate and fully engage in family treatment
  3. Apply a Stages of Change and a Motivational Interviewing approach to engaging caregivers more fully in family treatment


  • 12:30pm-2:00pm: Focus on Objectives 1-2
  • 2:00pm-2:10pm: Break
  • 2:10pm-3:30pm: Objective 3

This is an introductory level course. The target audience is behavioral health professionals working within an Ecosystemic Family Therapy Model. This is a live synchronous distance learning activity conducted in real time, allowing for simultaneous participation of participants and instructors from different locations.

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