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SOLUTION FOCUSED BRIEF THERAPY (SFBT) IN AN INTEGRATED PRACTICE - Introductory training with basic theory and skills training for clinical use.


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Faculty:
Ari Badaines
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One full day
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Product Code:
61763
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Live Webcast
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Description

On this one-day workshop, participants will have exposure to a very brief historical roots of Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and the key pioneers, followed by theoretical foundations and how it differs from other therapies: present and goal focused, and on the person, not the problem etc. There are definite advantages to SFBT, especially when sessions are limited and these will be presented and discussed along with some of the disadvantages of SFBT.

Problems are not a focus in SFBT, but rather a guide to goal-clarification and goal-setting. We will then look at the role of the therapist and how it differs from other therapies.

By the end of the workshop, participants will be familiar with the theoretical model and be able to successfully utilise SFBT interventions in their own style of counselling/therapy or as a stand-alone SFBT model.

The main focus will be the practical application of the theory and interventions to a therapeutic situation. Participants will be introduced to the major techniques of SFBT: How to conduct the first session; Clarifying and Setting Goals, the Miracle Question, Scaling, Coping and Exceptions.

 

Feedback from Ari's recent presentations of this training:

“This was an excellent workshop – accessible enjoyable. Can’t wait to use this with my clients.”

“A very engaging and beneficial workshop - thank you Ari!”

“Great! Relevant! Applicable! Enjoyable! Thank you!”

“I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop and see so many uses for this approach with my clients. The practical sessions were especially valuable.”

“I really appreciated the way Ari engaged the entire group in a respectful way. He made learning enjoyable and highly interactive. I finished today feeling very enthused about integrating these skills into my work with clients.”

“This was fun and made learning the skills so easy – more from Ari please!”

Points


PDP Live Webcast - One full day

Our continuing professional development events meet the quality standard recognised by many relevant
professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, mental health
nursing, community work, counselling, psychotherapy and more. 

This event provides 6 hours of live interactive training and participants are required to complete the quiz in order to retrieve their certificate of completion. 

We recommend checking with your association for the correct calculation of points for this event. 



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Faculty

Ari Badaines Related seminars and products: 8

PhD Clinical Psychologist, MAPS Psychotherapy, Dr


Ari Badaines, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who trained in the United States. In 1980 he obtained a post-doctoral fellowship with the National Institute of Mental Health in Washington, DC where he studied Group Therapy, Family and Couple Therapy. Later, he undertook further training at the Institute for Family Therapy in London.  Ari has been a consultant to numerous organisations including Relate in the UK, Richmond Fellowship and Youth-in-Search in Australia. He has taught at various universities in the USA, UK, and Australia. He was twice a keynote speaker for the annual conference of Marriage Guidance Counsellors (now Relationships) in the UK.  In 2015, Ari led a two-day workshop for the Psychological Society of Ireland on ‘Action Techniques with Individuals and Couples’ which was so positively received that he has been invited back each year since to present on couples and family therapy. He is renowned as an engaging and popular presenter for PDP and for several European organisations. He has been in private practice for over 45 years, and has led workshops in over twenty countries on group therapy, couple and family therapy, and a variety of trainings on individual therapy including Gestalt therapy, Psychodrama, Solution-focused brief therapy, and Action-Methods.


Registration Details

Registration fee:  $199 

Recorded version available to view for 3 months after event. 

Attendance Certificate for 6 hours of interactive training.  

Additional​ viewer: $99 

Watch the event with the Primary Participant as part of a group (on same device)

Attendance Certificate for 6 hours of interactive training.

 

This seminar provides 6 hours for CPD points.   

Reminders will be sent prior to your live webcast event with a link to your account at https://www.pdp-catalogue.com.au where you will see your purchased webcasts. 

 

You will need a steady internet connection, and a device such as a computer, tablet or phone upon which to view and participate.

Objectives

Learning objectives of this training:

  1. Become familiar with the core concepts of Solution Focused Therapy (SFBT.)
  2. Be able to conceptualise problems using SFBT model.
  3. Distinguish the therapeutic goals in SFBT.
  4. Identify the Therapists role in SFBT.
  5. Understand SFBT interventions and their application in therapy.

“By attending this workshop, you will add a whole range of interventions to your repertoire that will enhance the effectiveness of your therapy, especially, but not exclusively to session-limited therapies. Many of the techniques are easy to learn and apply, and by attending, you are likely to feel confident not just in applying them, but comfortable with their effectiveness, and with a greater understanding of the methodology and thinking behind SFBT.”    Dr Ari Badaines

How will you benefit from attending this training?

  • Acquire a strong understanding of SFBT, its key concepts and how it differs from other therapies.
  • Become cognizant of the major techniques and be confident in their application and effectiveness by having the opportunity to be both a SFBT client and therapist in role-plays of real problems.  
  • Be aware of how these techniques may be applied to couple and family therapy.

Outline

Morning Session (includes a short break)

  • History and key pioneers of SFBT; Theoretical Framework and core concepts; How SFBT differs from other therapies; Role of the therapist in SFBT.
  • Discussion and demonstration of each of the following techniques, followed by participants’ application through role plays: Clarifying and Setting Goals; Use of the Miracle Question and variations of the Miracle Question. The meaning of 'Resistance' in SFBT and its management.

Afternoon Session (includes a short break)

  • Introduction to Scaling, Exceptions, and Homework and their application to SFBT.
  • Demonstration and questions.
  • Participants will conduct simulated sessions using all the concepts and key interventions of SFBT. Application of SFBT to couple and family therapy.
  • The training will end with opportunity for questions and concerns.

​Evaluation and quiz - your payment includes a quiz which when completed with a minimum of 80% correct answers, will enable you to download your Attendance Certificate.

To complete the quiz, please log into your account at pdp-catalogue.com.au and click the orange "Certificate" button under the program's title.

For live webcasts, post-tests must be completed within one month of viewing the program.

Target Audience

This seminar has been designed to extend the clinical knowledge and applied skill of Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Coaches, Psychologists, Hypnotherapists, Social Workers, Community Workers, Mental Health Nurses and Psychiatrists.

Webcast Schedule

Session One :      ​9:15 AM– 10:50 AM

Break :                 10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Session Two :      11:10 AM – 12:45 AM

Lunch Break :      12:45 PM – 1:30 PM

Session Three :   1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Break :                 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Session Four:      3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

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