Date: Spring 2017 January 17 – May 12th, 2017
Framingham State University
This course provides an introduction to foundational knowledge, training and practice in the Solution-Focused approach. The course reviews the evolution of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, the core therapeutic elements of this approach, current evidence supporting it, and delineates this approach from other therapeutic models. The class is taught in a blended “hybrid” format that includes 3 in-person class days and 14 classes using a web-based program called Blackboard Collaborate. Synchronous online lectures, videos, practice exercises, role-plays, professional diaries, and other learning activities, including selected readings and quizzes, are used. Students who successfully complete the course will be Eligible for Level 1 Solution-Focused Practitioner Certification in Solution-Focused practices. Weekly online activities will include a combination of a virtual lecture, practice exercises, video demonstrations and discussion of the week’s reading. There will be a “Guest Expert” lecture series in which several guest experts from around the world will talk about applications of solution-focused therapy. Weekly homework will include a combination of readings, personal and professional practice training activities, and techniques learned in class will be practiced during working hours. All synchronous and face-to-face classes will be recorded for reference if needed
Face to Face meetings: 1/21/17; 2/18/17; 5/6/17 (all from 10-2pm)
Synchronous sessions will be held every Thursday from 7-9pm.
This course received a Course of Distinction Award in 2016 through the Massachusetts College Online (MCO) recognizing it as a model for an online and blended learning course in Solution-Focused Fundamentals and Practice.
To register through Framingham State University, please follow instructions below. If you have any difficulties, please email Dr. Deborah McMakin at email@example.com
1. You can “quick admit” by going to the following link:
https://www.framingham.edu/academics/graduate-studies/courses-and-registration/register and select “ I am registering for my first course at FSU and am not enrolled in a program”
A second line of text appears with the link “registration system” which will then allow you to quick admit into the Spring 2017 semester.
Register for Certificate Program
Date: 7/17/17 – 7/21/17
Please note that if you have any difficulties with registration, contact Anne Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 508-215-5837.
Place: Framingham State University, Framingham MA
Sponsored by Framingham State University
The Solution-Focused Summer Intensive provides a rigorous 5- day certificate program in Solution-Focused Fundamentals and Practice. Yvonne Dolan and Anne Lutz invite you to visit Framingham State University, just 25 miles from Boston. This intensive will provide the fundamentals of the solution-focused approach, applications of this approach with substance use, trauma, schools, the medical setting, supervision/coaching and research in the field. The workshop will be taught using a combination of didactics, role-plays, ample video examples, exercises and case discussions. There will be plenty of opportunities to network, build relationships and have a forum to exchange and collaborate on ideas.
There will be readings, videos and practice exercises provided outside of the training to fulfill requirements for certification.
Pricing: $1199.00 for the course.
Early Bird Registration: $1099.00 if register before 4/1/17
Register for Summer Intensive Program