Workshops

Ackerman workshops are one-day intensive trainings designed for today’s mental health professional. Our workshops explore a diverse range of topics in couple and family therapy, and provide a unique opportunity to train with leading therapists in the field.

Continuing education contact hours / CEUs are available for social work practitioners who hold LCSW, LMSW or LMFT licensure in the state of New York; or LCSW/LMSW licensure in the state of Connecticut. 

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Upcoming Workshops

Spring 2019

The Fivefold Path: Integrating Eastern Mindfulness Practices With Western Clinical Models for Couple Therapists
Friday, February 22, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Lair Torrent, LMFT
5 CE Contact Hours

Deconstructing the Gender Binary with Sexual and Gender Minority Clients
Friday, March 1, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Erica E. Hartwell, PhD, LMFT
5 CE Contact Hours

Youth Suicide Risk Management: Risk Assessment, Safety Planning, and Family Engagement
Friday, March 8, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Guy S. Diamond, PhD and Suzanne A. Levy, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Youth and Young Adults Struggling with Depression and Suicide
Friday, March 15, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Guy S. Diamond, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Special Event: Annual Open House
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Join Us! Learn about our core curriculum in family therapy.

Integrating the Spiritual Dimension in Clinical Practice: Suffering, Healing, and Resilience
Friday, March 29, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Froma Walsh, MSW, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Ambiguous Loss and the Myth of Closure
Friday, April 5, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Pauline Boss, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Please Don’t Ask Me to Forgive You! A Radical Approach to Healing Infidelity and Other Interpersonal Wounds
Friday, April 12, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Janis Abrahms Spring, PhD, ABPP
5 CE Contact Hours

Narrative Therapy with Couples: Working with Power and Privilege
Friday, April 19, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Dr. Victoria C. Dickerson
5 CE Contact Hours

Infidelity and Its Discontents: The Sex Esteem Model in Clinical Practice with Individuals and Couples
Friday, April 26, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Sari Eckler Cooper, LCSW-R, CST
5 CE Contact Hours

Treating Trauma and Attachment Issues with Children and Parents Using Theraplay
Friday, May 3, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Dafna Lender, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Multi-Cultural Considerations in Play Therapy
Friday, May 10, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Sonia Hinds, APRN, PMH-BC, RPT-S
5 CE Contact Hours

Healing Intergenerational Wounds: A Relational-Neurobiological Approach to Transform Family Relationships
Friday, May 17, 2019
9:30 am–3:30 pm
Mona D. Fishbane, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Sex Therapy with Erotically Marginalized Clients: Nine Principles of Clinical Support
Friday, May 31, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Shannon L. Sennott, LICSW, CST
5 CE Contact Hours

Social Justice and Person-of-the-Therapist: Showing Up Personally and Professionally in Times of Joy and Sorrow
Friday, June 7, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Jean Malpas, LMFT, LMHC and Nadia Swanson, LMSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Supporting Families of Transgender and Gender Expansive Youths
Friday, June 14, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Melba J. Nicholson Sullivan, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours


Workshop Location:

•     All workshops are take place at the Ackerman Institute’s state-of-the-art training facility in NYC’s Flatiron District, unless otherwise indicated. 936 Broadway, 3rd Fl., New York, NY 10010 [View on Map]

•     Visit the Workshop FAQ Page

Continuing Education / CEUs:

•     The Ackerman Institute for the Family is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0049.

•     The Ackerman Institute for the Family SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0052.

•     The Ackerman Institute for the Family has been approved for Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.

 


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