Understanding Solution-Focused Brief Therapy - PSY06

Understanding Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Active Clients Achieve Positive Goals

by Terrence O. Lewis, PhD, MSW, LICSW
PSY06
(4.4 / 24 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Psychology (1.00 CE Credit)

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Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50

Summary:

Solution-focused brief therapy has grown in popularity due to its strengths-based therapy approach, focus on measurable goals and significant client progress in a brief time period. While more research is needed, the body of existing research indicates that SFBT is an effective therapy model for individual, groups and families who are experiencing a variety of mental health and social problems. 

Objectives:

The goal of this solution-focused brief therapy continuing education (CE) unit is to provide therapists with the theoretical foundations, core clinical assumptions and practice methods of SFBT. By the end of this CE unit, therapists will be able to:
  • Identify the core assumptions of SFBT
  • Explain three types of therapist-family (client) relationship patterns
  • Describe three key elements of a SFBT assessment
  • Describe the four intervention strategies 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including psychologists and social workers.
 
Psychologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. OnCourse Learning maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
 
Instructional level: Intermediate
 
Target audience: Psychologists

Course Originally Released on: 6/26/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/26/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/26/2015

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Bruce S - Pittsburgh, PA  ·  Oct 20, 2017
Favorite course so far. Milton Erikson was always a favorite too. Refreshing alternative to current zeitgeist
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Janet S - Carmel Valley, CA  ·  Jul 21, 2017
The course presents a therapeutic paradigm that steers clear of pathologizing and offers an approach that is very empowering to the client(s). Positive Psychology at its best!
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Steven H - Evans, CO  ·  Jul 12, 2017
Very thorough discussion
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TRACEY V - Chaska, MN  ·  Jun 02, 2017
Well written and informative
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Jonathan M - Portland, OR  ·  May 22, 2017
Thanks for acknowledging SFBT is changing with time. Very post-modern.
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ONLINE
Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50