The first and second year of the training program is taught by an array of different teachers who specialize in the topic they are teaching. Below is a selection of modules taught in both years of the 2-Year Training Program.  *These modules are subject to change on a yearly basis*

ICP:   The FACTS Division Training Program 1ST Year Topics and Instructors


Week 1,2: Attachment, Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 3,4: Genograms/Family Life Cycle: Roberta Estar, PHD
Week 5: Systems Theory: Roberta Estar, PHD
Week 6, 7:
Levels of Intervention/Assigning Tasks: Roberta Estar, PHD
Week 8: Bowenian Theory: Individuation and Triangles: Alison Kalfus, LCSW
Week 9: Generational Transmission: Alison Kalfus, LCSW
Week 10: A Systemic Look at Substance Misuse: Alison Kalfus, LCSW
Weeks 11-12:  Communication: Building Emotional Safety: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Weeks 13:                         Communication: Emotional Nutrition: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 14-16:           Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT): Linda Bradley, LCSW
Week 17-18:                               Neuroscience for Clinicians: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 19:              Trauma and Empathic Listening: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 20-21: Gender: Kathleen Miller, LCSW
Week 22:                                The Intersection of Personal/Social Location and Identity: Raymond Rodriguez, LCSW-R, Rev.
Week 23-24:  Intro to Working with Transgender Clients: Kathleen Miller, LCSW
Week 25:    Object Relations: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 26:                                Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Couples: Anna Kramarsky, Ph.D
Week 27-28:              Psychopharmacology for Therapists (w/ 2nd Year): Lisa Wang, MD
Week 29:   Psychedelic Therapy with Couples: Eva Dillon, LCSW, CST
Week 30:            Internal Family Systems- Part : Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 31-32:                                 Countertransference: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 33-34:                                 Sexual Issues: Juliana Neiman, MA, LMFT, LMHC

ICP:   The FACTS Division Training Program
2nd Year Topics and Instructors


Week 1-2: Motivational Interviewing and Harm Reduction Techniques in Substance Abuse Tx: Alison Kalfus, LCSW
Week 3-4: Three Dimensional Communication:  Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 5: Self Psychology: Michael Nott, LCSW
Week 6,7: Somatic Approaches to Self-Regulation: Judi Price, LCSW
Week 8,9:      Narrative Therapy: Judith Friedman, Ed.D and Erika Steuerman, LCSW
Week 10,11: Infidelity:  Linda Bradley, LCSW
Week 12,13: Sexual Issues Part 2:  Juliana Neiman, LMFT
Week 14-16: Emotional Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) Part 2:  Linda Bradley, LCSW
Week 17,18: Divorce, Loss, and Trauma: LouAnn Smith, LCSW and Abby Strauss, LMSW
Week 19:       Non-Monogamy:  Kristin Keefe, LCSW
Week 20,21: Parenting Issues:  Linda Bradley, LCSW and Alison Kalfus, LCSW
Week 22,23: An Integrative Approach to Eating Disorders: Jake Pine, LCSW
Week 24: Working with Chronic Illness: Eva Kant, LCSW
Week 25-26:         Mindfulness in Family and Couples Work: Alison Pepper, LCSW
Week 27-28:        Psychopharmacology for Therapists (w/ 1st Year): Lisa Wang, MD
Week 29-30:  Working with Sexual Trauma: Rachel Youree, LCSW
Week 31: The Frame: Michael Nott, LCSW
Week 32,33: Internal Family Systems: Jean Okie, LCSW


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