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: Genograms/Family Life Cycle: Judith Friedman, Ed.D
Week 3: Systems Theory: Judith Friedman, Ed.D.
Week 4, 5: Levels of Intervention/Assigning tasks: Judith Friedman, Ed.D.
Week 6, 7: Attachment: Judith Friedman, Ed.D.
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 11-13: Communication: Building Emotional Safety: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Weeks 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 22-23: The Intersection of Personal/Social Location and Identity: Raymond Rodriguez, LCSW-R, Rev.
Week 24:                               Intro to Working with Transgender Clients: Kathleen Miller, LCSW
Week 25: Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Couples: Anna Kramarsky, Ph.D.
Week 26:       Working with Families of Trans and Non-Binary Youth: Lindsey Hennawi, LMSW
Week 27:                               Object Relations: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 28-29:             Sexual Issues: Juliana Neiman, MA, LMFT, LMHC
Week 30-31:             Psychopharmacology: Garrett Deckel, MD
Week 32-33:             Internal Family Systems: Tai Pimputkar, LCSW
Week 34:                               Countertransference: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 35:                               Summing Up: Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD

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: Three Dimensional Communication:  Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD
Week 4-5: Working with Chronic Illness: Eva Kant, LCSW
Week 6,7: Somatic Approaches to Self-Regulation: Judi Price, LCSW
Week 8,9:      Divorce, Loss and Trauma:  LouAnn Smith, LCSW
Week 10,11: Infidelity:  Linda Bradley, LCSW
Week 12,13: Narrative Therapy:  Judith Friedman, Ed.D.
Week 14-16: Emotional Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) Part 2:  Linda Bradley, LCSW
Week 17,18: Sexual Issues Part 2:  Juliana Neiman, LMFT
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:  Janet David, Ph.D.
Week 24,25: Working with Sexual Trauma:  Rachel Youree, LCSW
Week 26:       Self-Psychology and Couples Work:  Michael Nott, LCSW
Week 27:       The Frame:  Fran Hamburg, LCSW
Week 28,29: Psychodrama: Valerie Simon, LCSW, PAT
Week 30,31: Psychopharmacology:  Garrett Deckel, MD
Week 32,33: Internal Family Systems:  Tai Pimputkar, LCSW
Week 34,35 Mindfulness in Couples Work:  Alison Pepper,LCSW
Week 36:       Summing Up:  Alison Kalfus, LCSW


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