The Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara
(CAMFT CE Provider #128307)
The Healing Wisdom of Family Constellations
Topics in Family Constellation Theory & Practice
Taught by JoAnne Chartrand and Dyrian Benz, PsyD
2019 Dates: Feb. 2-3 Mar. 2-3, Apr. 6-7, May 4-5, NO JUNE,
July 13-14, Aug. 10-11, Sept. 7-8, Oct. 5-6, Nov. 2-3, Dec. 7-8
Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbra, 111 E Arrellaga St.
Saturday’s 9am-6pm, Sunday’s from 9am-4pm
$100 for 10 CEU’s plus workshop fees.
Ask about introductory fees, if it’s your first time.
To Register Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This course meets the qualifications for 10 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs and RNs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
The Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs and RNs.
Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content
JoAnne Chartrand and Dyrian Benz, PsyD are the founders of the Relational Constellation Institute of California. Both received their initial Family Constellation training starting in 1999 from the founder, Bert Hellinger. Dr. Dyrian Benz received his doctorate in psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology and was the former chairperson for clinical somatic psychotherapy. JoAnne Chartrand is an SEP and a European trained Somatic Psychology Educator. They have been practicing and teaching Family Constellation workshops for 20 years.
Course Content and Learning Objectives
The purpose of this course is to provide mental health practitioners with the ability to describe and apply how Family Constellations can generate healing connections with family and self. Through demonstration and discussion, participants will learn to use Family Constellations to address trans-generational issues, past trauma and emotional self-regulation. Topics vary from month to month, in order to cover the whole range of Family Constellation Systemic Theory and application topics. Click here for course syllabus and references.
Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:
- Identify how to work with clients in a resourced & titrated way to not re-traumatize them.
- Analyze which family disturbances are from personal dynamics, systemic dynamics or trans-generational issues that are passed on, through the family lineage..
- Explain how trauma affects our behavior, creates survival patterns and causes entanglements in the flow of love in the individual soul & in a family system
- Address the Psycho-Biology of Trauma and how it impacts the Autonomic Nervous System.
- Demonstrate methods to increase presence, embodiment, self-regulation and mindfulness to release trauma from the Autonomic Nervous System.
Course starts promptly at 9am with 2 hours for breaks.
9am-10:45am: Keynote presentation on topic of the weekend
11am-12:30pm: Constellation #1 case and Q & A
12:30pm-2pm: Lunch Break
2pm-4pm: Constellation #2 and #3, followed by Q & A
4:15pm-6pm: Experiential practice of constellation work
Course starts starts promptly at 9am with 2 hours for breaks.
9am-10:45am: Constellation #4 case and Q & A
11am-12:30pm: Constellation #5 case and Q & A
12:30-2pm: Lunch Break
2pm-4pm: Experiential practice of constellation work
The target audience is licensed clinical professionals including psychiatrists, psychology, LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s, LEP’s, RN’s, and registered interns. These workshops are also for individuals interested in their own personal development in embodied presence, for psychology students and for professionals in the mental health field.
Course Completion Certificates
CEU certificates will be awarded at the end of the workshop after the submission of a completed course evaluation form. Partial credit CEU certificates will not be awarded. If an attendee leaves before the end of the workshop or without completing a course evaluation form, they forfeit their CE credits.
The registration fee, less $15 process charge, will be refunded if written notice of the cancellation is faxed, emailed or postmarked 1 week prior to the workshop. Thereafter there will be no refunds. Refunds will be reimbursed via check within 5 business days of written notice.
Requesting Accommodations for Disability:
Facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the workshop, please contact Nancy Villalobos, Administrator, or Debra Manchester, our Executive Director at (805) 882-2400 or via email at info@FTISB.org. Please allow as much advance notice as is possible to ensure we have ample opportunity to meet your needs.
Instruction for Addressing Grievances:
Participants can lodge complaints directly to the Program Coordinator or any of the FTI staff. FTI staff will be identified by name badges and the Program Coordinator or FTI staff designee introduces the speaker and explains the CEU process to the attendees. Complaints can also be written on the evaluation forms, sent via email (email@example.com) to the Program Coordinator or administrative assistant. They will be followed up within ten business days. Grievances can include, but are not limited to the following:
- Refund requests
- Complaints about course content
- Complaints about facilities
- Complaints about non-receipt of certificates
- Complaints about miscellaneous occurrences