Courses

Short Courses
Summer 2014

Bright Beginnings Summer Intensive: Early Child Development and Parenting Processes

July 21 – 24, 2014, 9:30am – 4:00 p.m.
Martha E. Edwards, PhD

Personal Best Summer Intensive: Adult Development and Sensitive Parenting for At-Risk Families with Young Children

July 7 – 9, 2014 (optional day July 10), 9:30am – 4:00 p.m.
Judy Grossman, DrPH, OTR

EFT Courses

Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
June 23-26, 2014
Sue Johnson, EdD, and George Faller, LMFT
Fall 2014
EFT Core Skills Training
October 30 and 31, December 11 and 12, January 8 and 9, and February 26 and 27
George Faller, LMFT, and Elana Katz, LCSW

Divorce and Family Mediation

Continuing Ackerman’s innovative program in partnership with the New York Mediation Group, this program offers opportunities for basic and advanced training in divorce mediation. The faculty includes two law school professors and a senior Ackerman therapist, all of whom are practicing divorce mediators. The program uses the format of the Institute’s clinical programs.

Basic Mediation Training

This core preparation for becoming a practicing divorce mediator teaches the essential techniques of mediation and covers the legal, financial and psychological background needed to help couples negotiate the terms of their separation. The course uses an active blend of lecture, role-play, discussion and videotape analysis.
Dates: 1/24, 1/25, 1/26, 2/8, 2/9
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuition: $1,415. Tuition is due upon acceptance into the program.
Continuing Education Credits: 40 (Continuing Legal Education Credits approved)
Faculty: Robert Kirkman Collins, JD, Marc Fleisher, JD, Elana Katz, LCSW

For more information/register, click here.

Advanced Mediation Training

Trainees have the opportunity to observe and analyze cases mediated by a faculty member and seen through a one-way mirror. Participants work as a team to develop strategies for each session and plan a comprehensive approach for each case. In addition, trainees analyze videotaped case material and participate in problem-solving sessions in advanced practice issues.
Date: Wednesdays, starts: 2/26/2014. 10 sessions
Time: 4 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Tuition: $1,185. Tuition is due upon acceptance into the program. After January 31, 2014, tuition: $1285. Tuition is due upon acceptance into the program.
Continuing Education Credits: 22 (Continuing Legal Education Credits approved)
Faculty: Marc Fleisher, JD, Elana Katz, LCSW
Attorneys working full-time in the nonprofit sector and meeting income criteria are eligible for a tuition discount.

For more information/register, click here.

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The Ackerman Institute is approved by NASW, CT, and therefore NASW, NJ and NASW, NY.

The Ackerman Institute has moved! We are now located at 936 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 21st and 22nd Streets).

For more information, or to register, contact:
Danielle Khalife
212 879-4900, ext 111
training@ackerman.org