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- CEs: 6 Core Education Clock Hours for Psychologists (through APA) or 6 "Related" Continuing Education Hours for Counselors (through LPCA of GA), Social Workers (through GSCSW) & Marriage and Family Therapists (through GAMFT).
- Format: On-Demand Webinar (“Asynchronous”) ~ At your leisure to be viewed at your own pace. You may pause, rewind, and fast forward at any point during the videos. You are in complete control of how you view this workshop. It also comes with a PowerPoint and references. There is a quiz at the end to ensure viewing and required by all CE approval organizations.
- Investment: $135
- Summarize the origins and development of the Internal Family Systems (IFS) Model, including empirical support for the model and the current status of ongoing research using IFS to treat posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Explain IFS theory in depth, including the basic principles and assumptions of the model.
- Describe the three major components of the psyche as outlined by IFS (parts, burdens, and the Self).
- Compare the characteristics of and assumptions regarding each component, and how the functioning of the internal system relates to mental health.
- Discuss the goals of IFS therapy and case conceptualization through an IFS lens.
- Review the IFS procedures and techniques that can be implemented immediately in clinical and personal work.
This workshop will provide an in-depth overview of Internal Family Systems (IFS) theory and therapy. IFS is an evidence-based model that provides a compassionate, respectful, non-pathologizing approach to understanding the organization and functioning of the human psyche. It provides therapists with a powerful and effective set of tools for empowering clients with a wide range of clinical profiles to heal the wounded and burdened parts of their internal systems, resulting in increased internal harmony, symptom reduction, and improved functioning. Participants will gain familiarity with IFS theory and with IFS techniques that can be put to use immediately in their own lives and in their work with clients.
Presented by: Alexia Rothman, Ph.D.
Dr. Alexia Rothman is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Atlanta, GA, since 2004.She is a Certified Internal Family Systems therapist, an international speaker and educator on the IFS model, and a professional consultant for clinicians seeking to deepen their knowledge and practice of IFS through theoretical discussions, case consultation, technique practice, and deep, personal experiential work with their own internal systems. Dr. Rothman has received extensive training in the IFS model, primarily from IFS developer, Dr. Richard Schwartz. She has served as a Program Assistant for multiple Level 1, 2, and 3 experiential IFS trainings, and she offers workshops on the IFS model throughout the United States and abroad. She currently co-hosts an Internal Family Systems-informed podcast, Explorations in Psychotherapy.
Dr. Rothman is a United States Presidential Scholar who graduated summa cum laude from Emory University as a Robert W. Woodruff Scholar. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she was an Edwin W. Pauley Fellow and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She has held adjunct faculty positions at Emory University and Agnes Scott College.
What people are saying about this workshop:
- "It was amazing! IFS is a wonderful approach and I feel that it can be applied to many cases." - MR, LMSW
- "Very knowledgeable [sic], lots of practical and useful information" - DF, LAPC
- "I was impressed [sic] with the presenter knowledge and the way she was able to explain it to others." - KH, LCSW
- "Many thanks for a thorough introduction to this theoretical approach." - MSK, LPC
- "The whole experience was impressive and it is clear the knowledge tree has put time and energy into these presentations. Absolutely the best I've seen!!" - MH
- "I would recommend this course to anybody! It was so informative and interesting. The six hours flew by!" - BB, LMSW
- "I practically loved how applicable the presentation was to my current client cases" - AN, MA
6 Core or Related CE Clock Hours:
- Psychologists: This workshop is approved for 6 Core CE hours. The Knowledge Tree (TKT) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TKT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- For Georgia Psychologists, all online webinars (both live/synchronous and on-demand/asynchronous) count the same as live for 2021 (including ethics). Therefore, this workshop is approved for 6 Core CE hours. The Board states it will go back to the pre-COVID rules in 2022. You may want to consider completing all 40 CEs this year while you have multiple viewing options.
- Licensed in another state as a Psychologist? The Knowledge Tree is a Continuing Education Sponsor Approved (CESA) by APA, so all our workshops should satisfy your CE requirements, but please check your state rules regarding on-demand ("asynchronous") webinars.
- Counselors: This workshop was previously approved for 6 Core CE hours through the Licensed Professional Counselors Association (LPCA) of Georgia, approval #8817-20AW.
- Georgia Counselors: This workshop satisfies 6 "Related Hours" as an "on-demand/asynchronous" course. For more details about "Related" or "On-Demand" hours, please see the blue highlighted section below.
- Licensed in another state? Please see the yellow highlighted section below.*
- Social Workers: This workshop was previously approved for 6 Core CE hours through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work, approval #030420.
- Georgia Social Workers: This workshop satisfies 6 "Related Hours" as an "on-demand/asynchronous" course. For more details about "Related" or "On-Demand" hours, please see the blue highlighted section below.
- Licensed in another state? Please see the yellow highlighted section below.*
- Marriage and Family Therapists: This workshop was previously approved for 6 CE hours through the Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, approval #036-2020.
- Georgia Marriage & Family Therapists: This workshop satisfies 6 "Related Hours" as an "on-demand/asynchronous" course. For more details about "Related" or "On-Demand" hours, please see the blue highlighted section below.
- Licensed in another state? Please see the yellow highlighted section below.
- *Licensed in another state as a Counselor, Social Worker, or Marriage & Family Therapist? Many states will accept CEs for Counselors, Social Workers, & MFTs if that workshop has approved status from another state. Additionally, we have National Approval for all of our courses through the American Psychological Association (APA), so this workshop should satisfy your “Related Hours” option (meaning a course Nationally Approved in the related field of Psychology), but please check your specific state rules and regulations.
- The Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists & Ethics: For all Masters Licensed Therapists in Georgia, On-Demand ("Asynchronous") Webinars are considered "Related" hours. Related hours are allowed to comprise up to 15 hours of the total 35 hours required per renewal period (10 hours of On-Demand are expressly permitted, and the extra 5 would be your optional Independent Study hours). Please see our Live Webinars for more synchronous options if needed. And for details regarding this new rule (Oct 2020) from the Secretary of State, click here.
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