Promoting Clinician Adherence to Technology Assisted-Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy (TA-ESFT)

Facilitators:
Steve Simms, Ph.D., LMFT, Pinky Mehta, LMFT, & Jennifer Benjamin, Ph.D., LPC
Philadelphia Child & Family Therapy Training Center
Jen Duen, MA & Tim Reppert, BS
Creative Family Health FB Program  

1.0 Hours Credit (To be applied toward annual training hours in ESFT)
Cost: Free

It is a natural temptation to wait out a crisis like the Covid-19 imposed global pandemic. As leaders, the FBMHS team cannot give into this instinct. They must stay the course. How does the FBMHS team lead?  First, embrace the idea that Covid-19 has derailed the way we work for the foreseeable future. Next, know that the use of technology to facilitate mental health services including family therapy is supported by a growing research data base. Finally, focus on four practice-based rules of thumb for implementing TA-ESFT: 

  1. Work through an ethical lens
  2. Commit to a family systems perspective
  3. Adhere to TA-ESFT via a checklist  
  4. Use supervision and training to promote competence

Discussants elaborate on the four leadership principles and provide many useful clinical examples.

Objectives

As a result of completing this training activity,  participants will be able to:

  1. The viewer will describe the importance of adopting a leadership role in navigating the pandemic-imposed shift to TA-ESFT. 
  2. The viewer will explain how the focus on four practice-based rules of thumb to help to implement TA-ESFT.

This online distance learning workshop includes videos, readings, and links to other online resources and to ensure comprehension of the material.

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