Foundations: Establishing Leadership and Structure
In Family Treatment Sessions

Thursday, January 4, 2024, Foundations Group A via Zoom
Friday, January 5, 2024, Foundations Group B via Zoom
Friday, January 5, 2024, Foundations Group C via Zoom

This workshop is designed to explore the importance of leadership and structure in family therapy, and the clinician’s role in this process.  Participants in this workshop will learn about the benefits of structure and leadership in producing a safe environment for therapy and growth.  Strategies for increasing predictability and structure will be discussed including orienting clients to treatment, facilitation, and debriefing/closure of sessions.  


As a result of participating in this workshop, therapists will be able to:  

  1. Describe two ways that structure promotes a positive therapeutic environment
  2. Develop protocols for opening and closing therapy sessions
  3. Recognize content and process as it relates to facilitating treatment sessions.

8:25am-11:00am: Objectives 1-2
11:00-11:10pm: Break
11:10-1:10pm: Objective 3

This is a beginner 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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