Ackerman President & CEO, Gisselle Acevedo was honored at the 19th annual 21 Leaders for the 21st Century awards gala. Each year, this powerful event presented by Women’s eNews recognizes 21 leaders who have helped promote and empower women and girls around the world. This year’s program took place on Monday, May 6th at Club 101 in New York City.
The Ackerman Institute for the Family celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We honor the contributions AAPI people have made towards social justice throughout history. We remember and celebrate AAPI members of the family therapy community who have worked and continue to work tirelessly to provide just and culturally sensitive care.
As an Institute we commit to increasing our capacity to serving AAPI families.
We just launched enrollment for our 2019-2020 Core Curriculum in Couple and Family Therapy.
Prospective trainees can now easily apply to any of Ackerman’s core courses with our new online application system.
Ackerman’s core curriculum is designed for mental health professionals who wish to deepen their skills in couple and family therapy. This intensive training program provides a leading clinical and classroom experience where practitioners learn cutting edge theories, clinical techniques, and real-world strategies to succeed as a couple and family therapist today.
Courses begin September 2019.
The Ackerman Institute for the Family is heartbroken over the senseless loss of life that occurred in two mosques in New Zealand. We are outraged at the unspeakable act of violence and hate perpetrated at the Muslim community and denounce Islamic hate in the strongest terms.
Committed to social justice, we stand in solidarity with the Muslim community at the Institute and the world over. As family therapists we are ready to offer support to those in grief and distress over this tragedy.
The Ackerman Institute for the Family celebrates Black History Month. We honor the countless contributions people of African decent have made towards civil rights and social justice throughout history. The Institute strives on being a community of inclusion and one that celebrates diversity as a cornerstone to family health. We remember and celebrate those in the African-American mental health community who envision equality and justice for all families.