Workshops

•  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 renew

•  Workshop FAQs listed at the bottom of the page

Spring 2018 Workshops

Dímelo en Español: Collaborative Therapeutic Conversations with Latino Immigrant Families
Friday, January 19, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Silvia B. Espinal, LCSW, and Genoveva Garcia, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

“Why is this Happening to My Child?” Family Therapy with Young Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses (SMI)
Friday, January 26, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Mary Kim Brewster, PhD and Lois Braverman, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Expanding Sexual Frames in Theory and Practice in Couples Therapy
Friday, February 2, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Suzanne Iasenza, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Working with Asian American Families
Friday, February 9, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Kiran Shahreen Kaur Arora, PhD and Tazuko Shibusawa, MSW, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

DBT Principles and their Application to Treating Couples and Families
Friday, February 16, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Christine Foertsch, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Therapy with Mixed-Race Children and Families: Clinical Issues and Interventions
Friday, March 2, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tracey Laszloffy, LMFT, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

A Sociocultural Approach for the Understanding and Treatment of Young Latinas Experiencing Self-Harming Behavior
Friday, March 16, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Gloria Lopez-Henriquez, DSW, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

A Deepening Sexuality & Gender Expression: Couple Therapy in the 21st Century
Ackerman’s Seventh Annual Spring Conference
Friday, March 23, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Shannon L. Sennott, LICSW
4.5 CE Contact Hours

Ambiguous Loss and the Myth of Closure
Friday, April 6, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pauline Boss, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Narrative Therapy with Children and Adolescents
Friday, April 13, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Victoria C. Dickerson, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

The Sexually Well-informed Clinician: Beyond Masters & Johnson
Friday, April 20, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ian Kerner, PhD, LMFT
5 CE Contact Hours

Talking Race and Racism
Friday, April 27, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Aquilla Frederick, MBA, LCSW and Frank Wells, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Beyond The White Gaze: A Sanctuary for Therapists of Color
Saturday, April 28, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Julia Chan, LCSW, Walter Vega, LCSW, and Marissa Moore, LMHC
5 CE Contact Hours

An Introduction to Theraplay: Treating Trauma and Attachment Issues with Children and Parents
Friday, May 4, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dafna Lender, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Immigration Trauma
Friday, May 11, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Priska Imberti, LCSW-R, BCC
5 CE Contact Hours

Family Therapy with Troubled Adolescents: Moving Past Crisis, Rebuilding Relationships
Friday, May 18, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Michael Davidovits, PhD, LCSW and Courtney Zazzali, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Working with Muslim Individuals and Families: Culturally Competent Care
Friday, June 15, 2018
10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Rupa M. Khetarpal, MA, MSW, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours


Workshop FAQs

•   New!  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.

•     All workshops are held at the Ackerman Institute, 936 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10010 and workshops take place between the hours of 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

•     Workshop space is limited, and registration is accepted on a pre-paid, first-come, first-served basis. Registrations are confirmed by e-mail. You will be considered registered only if the full tuition accompanies your registration.

•     All refund requests should be made in writing or by email at least two weeks prior to the course. Any refund requests made after such time will not be honored. Should a participant need to cancel, there are two options for a refund:

  • Option 1: Tuition will be refunded, minus a 20% administrative fee.
  • Option 2: A credit for a future workshop will be issued and expires within one year of the date issued. If such credit is not used within that year, tuition is forfeited. Tuition is non-refundable for cancellations made two-weeks before the course.

For more information, contact:
Damaly Ferreira
212 879-4900, ext 111
training@ackerman.org