Co-creating Cooperative Partnerships with Reluctant and Demoralized Parents

Co-creating Cooperative Partnerships with Reluctant and Demoralized Parents




Event Details

 CCMH_LI_Logo_blues_on_white Leading the way in mental health training and education

March 25, 2021

Facilitator: Matthew D. Selekman, MSW., LCSW

This training is suitable for: 

Mental Health Professionals:  Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Consellors

Medical Professionals:  Nurses, Psychiatrists, Family Doctors, Pediatricians

Direct Service Workers:  Drop in workers, Shelter and Hostel Workers, Child and Youth Workers, Youth Justice Workers

Educators:  Teachers, ECE, School Administration, Support Staff 

Age category:  12 to adulthood

Level of training: intermediate 

Description: How do we best respond to angry and hostile parents? How do we instill hope with highly pessimistic and demoralized parents? How do we engage and retain in family therapy mental health and substance abuse-impaired parents? In this highly practical webinar, participants will learn effective therapeutic tools and strategies for rapidly engaging and empowering challenging parents to resolve their children’s difficulties.

Learning objectives:

  • Apply empirically-supported engagement and retention strategies with challenging parents
  • Use effective persistent outreach strategies to deploy with reluctant parents
  • Use practical guidelines for selecting and matching therapeutic tools and strategies with angry and hostile, laissez-faire, highly pessimistic, and mental health and substance abuse-impaired parents
  • Use effective parental stress reduction tools and strategies
  • Apply a one-person collaborative strengths-based family therapy approach with parents going at it alone

Registration fees: Please see the Fees Tab on the top left of this page for full registration fees, group rates along with the cancellation and refund policies. Registration closes March 22, 2021

  • When

  • Thursday, March 25, 2021
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

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