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

  • An Ecological and Culturally Relevant Framework for Preventive and Clinical Interventions with Latinx Populations: One Size Does Not Fit All [Online]

    In this workshop, Dr. Parra-Cardona will present a theoretical framework useful to inform preventive and clinical interventions with Latinxs.

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  • El rol de la Familia en pacientes con Trastornos Alimentarios The role of the Family in patients with Eating Disorders [Online]

    This workshop will be presented in Spanish.

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  • Expanding Sexual Frames in Theory and Practice in Couple Psychotherapy [Online]

    This online workshop will provide expensive models of sexual response, how to conduct a therapeutic sexual history, and co-creating expansive therapeutic frames that include new approaches to standard sex therapy techniques.

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  • Wounded Parenting: The Intersection of Complex and Racial Trauma in Parents of Color, Part II [Online]

    In part two, presenters continue the discussion on the intersection of complex and racial traumas by deconstructing clinical cases involving parents of color.

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  • The Intercultural Exeter Model: Constructing Couple Connections across Divides [Online]

    This online workshop will introduce and give opportunities to try out a part of the model. A full training in the Exeter Model has existed in the UK since 2012 (a book on the Intercultural Exeter Model, published by Wiley-Blackwell, is published in 2020); a training DVD, with clips to help illustrate the use of each of its interventions, will accompany this workshop.

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  • Talking Honestly About Race and Racism [Online]

    This online workshop will introduce participants to the language and facilitation skills to engage in conversation about race and racism with cross-race facilitators who will share experiences and strategies for engaging in difficult cross-racial dialogue.

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