Systemic Approaches to Supporting Families in This Moment

We live in a time of unprecedented, rapid and unpredictable change. The on-going global pandemic has resulted in a significant disruption to routines of daily living, restricted access to resources, and led to the loss of many lives. Political and social dissatisfaction, reports of violence and the pervasive presence of technology lead many among us to feel unsafe and scared for the future. The declaration of a National State of Emergency in Children’s Mental Health in October, 2021 by the American Academy of Pediatrics (as well as other organizations) leaves us asking how can we support f...Read moreamilies in this moment in history as the future remains uncertain?

Systemic approaches that focus on the present can provide a way for those who work with families to better understand the complicated set of challenges they face. By developing an understanding of individuals and families within societal and cultural contexts, application of systemic interventions can be utilized as a way to decrease stress and improve levels of functioning. This framework provides an accessible way to provide support and facilitate change in a time where it is hard to know where to begin.

This workshop will include a brief overview of Systemic principles and focus on their application to working with families in this particular moment in time. It will include didactic, experiential, and clinical content. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the complex set of factors impacting individuals and families in this particular moment in time.
  • Demonstrate how intersectionality impacts families’ experiences and can be used in effective treatment planning.
  • Apply systemic concepts in order to understand and support individuals and families from several perspectives.
  • Develop strategies to help families strengthen coping strategies in order to reduce stress and improve quality of life.
  • Discuss how mindfulness-based approaches can assist families as well as those who work with them to navigate the challenges associated with our current societal climates.

Learning Levels

  • Introductory
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Monday, November 14, 2022

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01:00 PM EST - 04:00 PM EST

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CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
Council for Relationships is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Council for Relationships maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Process Info

The following entities accept continuing education credits provided by APA-approved sponsors: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors; the New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Examiners; the Delaware State Board of Professional Counselors of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals; the Delaware State Board of Social Work Examiners.  Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

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  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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