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Solution-Focused Approach

CNED 600

This course is designed to assist helping professionals increase their understanding of solution-focused practices, to provide professionals with current solution-focused research, and to give opportunities to share solution-focused methods with other professionals.  Attendance at the 2013 Solution Focused Brief Therapy Association (SFBTA) Conference is required for this course.  In addition, attendance at either the 2013 SFBTA Pre-Conference or the SFBTA Post-Conference is required.


Participants will:

  1. Increase their understanding of solution-focused practices.
  2. Learn how to apply the Solution-Focused approach to a wide variety of presenting problems and contexts.
  3. Be updated on current solution-focused research.
  4. Be provided opportunities to share solution-focused methods with other professionals. 
  5. Engage in discussions about the application of Solution-Focused practices.