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 mental health practitioners who hold LCSW, LMSW, or LMFT licensure in New York State. 

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Upcoming Workshops

Fall 2019

Working with Traumatized Teens: Weathering your own Triggers
Friday, September 27, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Martha B. Straus, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

Working with Reactivity in Couples and Families: A Buddhist Psychological Approach to Strong Emotion
Friday, October 4, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
David Kezur, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

The Money Factor and Couple Therapy
Friday, October 11, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Judith Stern Peck, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Adult Sibling Relationships: Affectionate, Ambivalent, & Ambiguous
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
5:30 pm –7:30 pm
Geoffrey L. Greif, PhD, LCSW-C
2 CE Contact Hours

Dímelo en Español: A Social Justice Framework in Strengthening Latinx Immigrant Families
Friday, October 25, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Silvia Espinal, LCSW, and Genoveva Garcia, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Clinical Interventions Working with Families and Children with Special Needs: The Family Narrative
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
9:00 am–3:00 pm
Judy Grossman, DrPH, OTR
5 CE Contact Hours

Identifying and Addressing Racial Trauma in Couple Therapy
Friday, November 1, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Christiana Ibilola Awosan, PhD, LMFT
5 CE Contact Hours

Revisiting Systemic Thinking: A Mindful Approach
Friday, November 8, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Kenneth Silvestri, Ed.D. and Brielle Silvestri, MA
5 CE Contact Hours

Social Justice and Person-of-the-Therapist: Showing Up Personally and Professionally in Times of Joy and Sorrow
Friday, November 15, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Melba J. Nicholson Sullivan, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

The Secret Life of Families
Friday, November 22, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Evan Imber-Black, PhD
5 CE Contact Hours

From Cultural Competence to Cultural Curiosity: Rethinking our Approach to Understanding our Clients
Friday, December 6, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Walter Vega, LCSW
5 CE Contact Hours

Workshop Location:

•     All workshops 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]

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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.

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