Northwest Brief Therapy Training Center
Olympia, Washington
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WORKSHOPS


Solution-focused Brief Therapy for Adolescents and Families
ChildNet Youth and Family Services
Long Beach, CA
December 2013
Three day workshop for professional agency staff in wraparound and outpatient services

Trauma: Solution-focused Treatment
Ladros Eğitim & Danişmanlik
Kadiköy-Istanbul, Turkey
April 2013
Two day workshop for mental health professionals in SF trauma treatment

Using a Solution-focused Brief Therapy Approach to Stimulate Change: Working with the Acutely Intoxicated.
Government of Yukon Health and Social Services Alcohol & Drug Services, Whitehorse, YK, Canada.
November, 2012.
Multiple day workshop for government and First Nations chemical dependency professionals in acute treatment facilities and outpatient services.

Solution-focused Brief Therapy with Children, Adolescents and Families
Albertina Kerry Centers
Portland, OR
September and October 2012
Multiple-day workshop for inpatient and home visiting practitioners working with troubled youth and their families.

Solution-focused Brief Therapy and Solution-focused Trauma Treatment
Trinidad and Tobago Association of Psychologists
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
September 2010
Introductory two-day workshop for mental health professionals in SFBT and SF trauma treatment.

Solution-focused Management
ITO United Change Companies
Belgrade, Serbia
April 2010
Introductory two-day management workshop for non-profit agencies.

Solution-focused Trauma Treatment
International Aid Network
Belgrade, Serbia
April 2010
Advanced solution-focused trauma treatment workshop for refugee center mental health practitioners.

Becoming Solution-focused as an Agency
Community Youth Services (CYS)
Olympia, WA
August & September 2009
Multiple-day workshop using solution-focused principles in practice with clients and management of CYS.

Introduction to Solution-focused Brief Therapy
Lehman College, City University of New York
Bronx, NY
May 2009
Two-day introductory workshop for college student advisors and counselors.

Solution-focused Trauma Treatment with Kids
Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services
Portland, OR
May 2009
Advanced trauma treatment workshop for children's mental health providers.

Solution-focused Supervision
Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services
Portland, OR
February to April 2009
Workshop series for mental health care supervisors.

Introduction to Solution-focused Brief Therapy
Greater Lakes Mental Health Center
Lakewood, WA
February 2009
One-day introductory workshop for mental health center practitioners.

Solution-focused Brief Therapy with Children
Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services
Portland, OR
November 2008 to April 2009
Introductory and advanced workshop series for children's mental health care practitioners.

Solution-focused Management Training for Children's Administration Administrators
Children's Administration, Department of Social and Health Services, State of Washington
Olympia, Seattle, Everett, Yakima, Spokane, Tacoma, WA
January 2008 to August 2009
Introductory and advanced workshops for upper level managers, consultations, coaching and peer consultation supervision.

Maintaining Excellence with Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Peninsula Community Mental Health Center
Port Angeles, WA
October 2008
One-day introductory workshop for mental health center practitioners.

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: What Is It & What's the Evidence?
2008 Co-Occurring Disorders Conference
State of Washington/DSHS/HRSA/Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Yakima, WA
September 2008
90-minute introduction to SFBT and review of outcome research for chemical dependency counselors and mental health professionals.

Solution-focused Management for Police
with Arnoud Huibers, M.A.
Solutions Centre
Holiday Inn Resort
Aruba
April 2008
Two-day workshop for managers of the Cuerpo Policial (Police Corps) of Aruba.

Solution-focused Brief Therapy
Community Youth Services (CYS)
Olympia, WA
January 2008
Two-day introductory workshop for CYS staff and child welfare workers on treating troubled children and their families.

Solution-focused Trauma Treatment
St. Patrick Hospital
Missoula, MT
November 2007
A one-day workshop sponsored by the University of Montana Clinical Psychology Center.

Advanced Solution-focused Trauma Treatment
Pilgrim, Soroti, Uganda
February 2007
Two-day workshop for counselors and health care workers working in Internally Displaced Persons camps in Uganda and Darfur, Sudan, East Africa.

Solution-focused Brief Intervention: How to Make a Change a Positive Experience (and Learn a Bit about SFBT)
State of Washington/DSHS Children's Administration
Supervisor/Program Manager Conference: "On the Wings of Change"
Tacoma, WA
June 2006
Two-hour workshop for supervisors/managers to apply solution-focused principles to managing agency change.

The Art of Transformation: Exploring the Movement From Trauma to Transformation
International Trauma Treatment Program
Olympia, WA
June 2006
One day panel and breakout session for practitioners working with complex trauma.

Picking Up the Pieces: What To Do During and After a Critical Incident
North Thurston Public Schools
Critical Incident Planning Group
Lacey, WA
May 2005, May 2006
Two- and three-hour workshops for district staff on practical approaches to critical incident management for schools.

Introduction to Solution-focused Trauma Treatment
Pilgrim, Soroti, Uganda
April 2006
Two-day workshop for counselors working in Internally Displaced Persons camps and with returned child abductees in the Teso tribal area of Uganda.

Crisis Intervention and Brief Therapy
WA Association of County Designated Mental Health Professionals, Silverdale, WA.
‘99 Spring Conference, April 1999
One day workshop for involuntary commitment workers on integrating brief therapy methods with crisis intervention/commitment evaluations.

Creating Solutions with Troubled Adolescents
Community Youth Services, Olympia WA.
March-April 1999
Two and a half day-workshop for youth service workers and family therapists on solution-focused approaches to the treatment of troubled adolescents and their families.

Einführung in die Lösungsorientierte Therapie
Tannenwaldklinik, Bad Schwalbach, Germany
August 1998
Two-day introductory workshop on Solution-focused Brief Therapy (in German).

Journeys from the Problem Universe to the Solution Universe: Solution-focused Treatment of Adolescents and the Chemically Dependent
Cooperative University-Provincial Psychiatric Liaison, University of British Columbia, Campbell River, B.C., Canada
February 1998
Two-day workshop on working with adolescents and drugs and alcohol issues using solution-focused methods.

Solutions for School Psychologists I & II
North Thurston School District, Olympia, WA.
1998
Eight-week training program for school psychologists, intervention specialists, and school counselors working with students, teachers, and parents using solution-focused principles.

Solution-focused Therapy of Drug and Alcohol Abuse: A Collaborative Treatment Approach
Victoria Life Enrichment Society, Dunsmuir Lodge, Vancouver Island, Canada
March 1997
One-day workshop on working with drug and alcohol abusers using Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

Stotzheimer Therapietage, Psychosoziale Klinik
St. Martin’s, Euskirchen-Stotzheim, Germany
September 1996
Week long workshop co-taught with Steve de Shazer, founder of Solution-focused Brief Therapy, to an international audience (in German).

Moving From the Problem Universe to the Solution Universe: Brief Solution-focused Therapy
Idaho Falls, ID.
April 1996
One-day introduction to Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

Maximizing Effectiveness in Psychotherapy: The Brief Solution-focused Approach
Northwest Brief Therapy Training Center, Seattle, WA.
March 1995
Intensive two-day introduction to Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

Maximizing Effectiveness in Psychotherapy: The Brief Solution-focused Approach
Northwest Brief Therapy Training Center, Missoula, MT.
April 1995
Intensive two-day introduction to Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

Solution-focused Therapy: A Collaborative Treatment Model
International School of Alcohol Studies, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.
July 1995
One-day workshop on drug and alcohol treatment using Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

Working with the Somatically Focused: A Brief Solution-focused Approach
Northwest Brief Therapy Training Center, Seattle, WA.
October 1995
Advanced two-day workshop on working with somatizing and physically pre-occupied clients/patients.

Moving From the Problem Universe to the Solution Universe: Brief Solution-focused Therapy
Sage Group EAP, Boise, ID.
November 1995
One-day introduction to Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

Overcoming Overwhelming Fear: A Psychological Treatment of Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA.
April 1994
Half-day workshop on treating anxiety disorders using solution-focused methods.

Picking Up the Pieces: Helping Chemically Dependent Patients After a Natural Disaster
St. Peter Chemical Dependency Unit, Olympia, WA.
October 1994
Half-day workshop for CD counselors on the interaction between CD and PTSD issues.

Maximizing Effectiveness in Psychotherapy: The Brief Solution-focused Approach
Northwest Brief Therapy Training Center, Tacoma, WA.
December 1994
Intensive two-day introduction to Solution-focused Brief Therapy.

Working with the Head Injured.
Wright Enterprises, Olympia, WA.
December 1994
Half-day workshop for paraprofessionals working with brain injured clients using solution-focused methods.


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