Training Overview

Workshops [Online]

Expert therapists lead family therapy
workshops on a wide range of topics.
CE Contact Hours available.
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Core Courses

Ackerman offers post-graduate
courses in family systems theory
and technique.
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Short Courses

Brief intensives on specialized
family therapy topics.
CE Contact Hours available.
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Community Training

We are committed to bringing family
therapy theory and skills to workers
and therapists in the community.
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Social Work & Diversity Program

Ackerman’s internship
program for graduate social work
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International Training

The International Training Program
provides expert training in family
therapy to partners in several countries.
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Webinars [Archived]

Pre-recorded webinars
created in partnership with FPI.
CE Contact Hours available
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Frequently asked questions
about tuition, financial aid, refunds,
and more.

For More Information, Contact:
Ackerman Institute Training Department
936 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10010

Upcoming Workshops, Webinars, and Short Courses

  • Family Breakdown or Breakthrough in the Time of Coronavirus [Online]

    In this workshop, Dr. Reenee Singh will explore ways of helping families deal with the ordinary and extraordinary stresses of this period, so that they find opportunities to create closer and more fulfilling relationships during this crisis.

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  • Loving While Black [Online]

    This online workshop will cover in-depth considerations which are relevant to treating couples of African descent. Issues to be covered include contextual issues, Self of the Therapist considerations, sociohistorical information, and relevant empirical research data.

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  • Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)

    The Ackerman Institute’s Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Externship is a four-day immersion in the EFT model developed by Dr. Sue Johnson. Through a combination of lecture, exercises, video, and role plays, participants will learn to help couples move from distressed to secure relationships.

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