Family PsychoEducation Basic Facilitator Training - Virtual - November 28 and December 1, 2023
|Start Date||Tuesday, November 28, 2023|
|End Date||Friday, December 01, 2023|
Nov. 28, 2023 from 1 -5 p.m. and Dec. 1, 2023 from 1 - 5 p.m.
You need to meet the qualifications to attend this training. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Training Description: This 2-session training will present information distilled from best-practice structures historically defined as “active ingredients” of therapeutic change imbedded in the 3 traditional elements of Family Psychoeducation; Joining, the Educational Workshop and Multi-Family Groups for facilitators. Instruction will begin with an examination of the theoretical and empirical foundations as leading to the development of Family Psychoeducation. More specifically, FPE Model structures will be presented with differential emphasis on FPE’s effect in working with adults and their natural supports with and without a co-occurring disorder. Population-specific content for adults will include information on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Nov. 28, 2023 – Session 1
1:00 p.m. Specify the significance and importance of including families in treatment and demonstrate how FPE can assist with the recovery of people with schizophrenia/thought disorders and mood disorders
2:00 p.m. Break
2:05 p.m. Demonstrate how FPE can assist with the recovery of people with substance use disorders, and chronic health conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and obesity
3:00 p.m. Recognize the history of FPE as a treatment and Recognize and Role Play the three stages of FPE: Joining
4:00 p.m. Break
4:10 - 5:00 p.m. Recognize the three stages of FPE: Workshop & Problem Solving
Dec. 1, 2023 – Session 2
1:00 p.m. Demonstrate the skills associated with Group One: Getting to Know You per fidelity to the FPE Model
2:00 p.m. Break
2:10 p.m. Demonstrate the skills associated with Joining (fidelity checklist - real cases)
3:00 p.m. Demonstrate the skills associated with problem solving group/How to run FPE virtually
4:00 p.m. Break
4:10 - 5:00 p.m. Identify and record three action steps associated with implementing this practice at agency, including how to bill for services
Participants will be able to:
1. Identify and explain the three central ideas behind FPE
2. Explain how FPE can assist with the recovery of people with schizophrenia/thought disorders, mood disorders
3. Explain how FPE can assist with recovery of people with SUD, and chronic health conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and obesity
4. Explain the history of FPE as a treatment and how it fits into current treatment models
5. Recognize the three stages of FPE: Joining
6. Recognize the three stages of FPE: Workshop
7. Recognize the three stages of FPE: Problem Solving
8. Demonstrate the skills associated with Group One: Getting to Know
9. Demonstrate the skills associated with Joining (competency checklist)
10. Demonstrate the skills associated with problem solving group: Go Around (competency checklist)
11. Demonstrate the skills associated with problem solving group: Picking a problem and brainstorming (competency checklist)
12. Demonstrate the skills associated with problem solving group: Action Planning (competency checklist)
13. Identify and record three action steps associated with implementing this practice at agency
14. Identify and record how to bill for FPE services
|Who Should Attend||
Who Should Attend: Social Workers and Clinical Workers who work with adults with schizophrenia or bipolar on a regular basis in a program that accepts Medicaid funding, and who intend to implement FPE group at their agency. This training is appropriate for social work practice levels of beginning and intermediate.
Stephanie E. Lange, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, CCS-M:
Stephanie is a high energy professional with a wide range of clinical, supervisory, training, and consulting experience spanning over 20 years. She has a strong track record of working effectively in multi-disciplinary teams, as well as independently, to propel organizations toward their vision.
Jane Ehler, BS:
Jane is a retired Case Manager for Mentally Ill Adults from West Michigan Community Mental Health System in Ludington, Michigan.
She has a BS Social Services from Ferris State University and is Licensed Social Worker in the State of Michigan. Jane completed initial/annual biopsychosocial assessments for new and ongoing customers, developed individual plans of service for new and ongoing customers, and provided direct care to customers as specified in individual plan of service. She also provided daily on call emergency services as needed and was the coordinator and trainer for the Family Psychoeducation Program.
Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 8.0 Continuing Education hours. The Community Mental Health Association is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC 060818. Qualifies as “face-to-face (in-person) education.”
Certificate Awarded: After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training (see Virtual Participation section in brochure), completed the polls and evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.