October 14, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
On Saturday October 14, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon
David Nylund, LCSW, PhD.
Narrative Therapy: Theory and Practice
Description of the workshop:
Narrative therapy is a respectful, non-blaming approach to counseling that views problems as separate from people. Narrative therapy is an anti-individualist, relational approach that centers people as the experts.
This workshop will offer participants an experience of the ideas and basic practices of narrative therapy. The focus will include the narrative metaphor, the post-structuralist worldview, facilitating externalizing conversations and some ways of storying experience. Applications of narrative therapy with problems such as depression, trauma, ADHD, and eating disorders will be highlighted. There will also be discussion on crafting useful questions within narrative practice. The format will include discussion, demonstration and exercises. Participants will leave the workshop with a range of narrative therapy tools to incorporate in their work with youth, families and adult clients.
Behavioral Learning Objectives:
The educational objectives for this workshop are to assist participants in the acquisition of knowledge and skills regarding the use Narrative therapy. By the end of the training participants:
- Will have an understanding of key concepts from Narrative therapy.
- Will learn various Narrative therapy practices including letter writing and reflecting teams to assist with client treatment.
- Will learn how to engage clients in externalizing conversations.
- Learn re-authoring questions.
- Learn a detailed guideline for a narrative therapy conversation that can be used in any setting with any presenting concern including diagnoses and histories of trauma.
David Nylund, LCSW, PhD is a Professor of Social Work at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Nylund serves as the Clinical Director of the Gender Health Center, a community-based agency in Sacramento that serves the transgender and queer communities. He also is a clinical supervisor at La Familia Counseling Center and a faculty member of the Vancouver School of Narrative therapy. Dr. Nylund is the author of several books and articles on narrative therapy, cultural studies, and queer theory. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Queer-Informed Narrative Therapy.
This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Sierra Foothills CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Sierra Foothills CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Sierra Foothills CE Provider # is 97723.
This course also meets the qualifications for 2 hours of attendance credit for registered Marriage and Family Interns, Associate Social Workers, trainees and graduate students as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Sierra Foothills CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for registered Marriage and Family Interns, Associate Social Workers, trainees and graduate students. Sierra Foothills CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Sierra Foothills CAMFT Provider # is 97723.
|Member of Any CAMFT Chapter||Not a Member of Any CAMFT Chapter|
|$25 Licensed Professional||$35 Licensed Professional|
|$15 Pre-licensed||$25 Pre-licensed|
Registration for this event closes Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 6 p.m. There is a $5 late registration fee for attendees registering at the door so be sure to register early!
Refunds will be provided to registrants up to and until the close of registration, minus a $5 registration fee. There are no refunds after the close of registration. There is no partial credit for arriving late or leaving early.
Important Notice: Hand-outs will be emailed two days before the training. Please print the power point and it bring to the training along with a pen and paper because there will be one brief writing exercise. Continuing Education or Course Completion Certificates may be emailed to participants.
First Congregational Church
710 Auburn Ravine Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
From I 80, take Highway 49 N and turn right onto Palm Avenue. If coming south on Highway 49, turn left onto Palm Avenue. Continue on Palm Avenue to the stop sign. Turn left onto Auburn-Ravine Road and continue to the stop sign. Turn right at the stop sign, even though it says Church Street. Go straight up the never-ending hill into the church parking lot. The meeting is in Overmiller Hall in the Fireside Room. A sign with the CAMFT logo and "Sierra Foothills Chapter" will be on an outside door.
For special needs, questions, or any grievance, please contact
Dianne Murden, Past President,
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 530 305 2066.
Also, please let her know if there is a problem for you during the training.
All members are welcome to join the Board of Directors meeting. This meeting will be from 8 a.m to 9 a.m. at the training site on the same day as our workshop. We appreciate your involvement!