When

Tuesday January 19, 2016 at 8:30 AM CST
-to-
Friday January 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM CST

Add to Calendar 

Contact

Bonnie Lister or Kathy Smith 
Tulane University School of Social Work 
504-862-3484 
blrl@tulane.edu 

TSSW Logo

Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy with
EFT Trainer George Faller

The Porter Cason Institute for the Family at the Tulane University School of Social Work is pleased to provide an Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy with EFT Trainer George Faller. The event will be held Tuesday, January 19 through Friday, January 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day in New Orleans. Through a safe and nurturing experience, this workshop will enhance your therapy skills, while helping improve your compassion for your self and others in your life, as well as your clients.

This training is grant-subsidized and is provided to clinicians in non-profit agencies that do individual, couples and family work. During this four-day Externship, participants will learn through a combination of lectures, videotapes and role play exercises. Faller will be assisted by Karen Giunta, Certified EFT Supervisor from Connecticut, and a number of EFT Supervisor Candidates and Certified EFT Therapists from the Louisiana EFT Community, who will help facilitate your hands-on skill development. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the basic stages and steps of Emotionally Focused Therapy;
  • See marital distress from an attachment perspective;
  • Help couples recognize and deescalate problematic patterns of interaction;
  • Help couples understand the underlying attachment needs that drive these negative patterns;
  • Help couples create and restore the emotional bond between them; and
  • Help couples repair attachment injuries, fostering healing within and between the couple

About Our Presenter
George Faller is a world leader in helping people reconnect and in building strong relationships. The experience George brings is vast, as he works as a marriage therapist to scores of Wall Street executives, serves as a marriage consultant and conference leader to the US Military, NYPD, and FDNY, and trains therapists from around the globe. He is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Connecticut and New York, an AAMFT (American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy) Supervisor, and a Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist, Supervisor, and Trainer. Additionally, he is the founder and president of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy, the Director of Training at the Greenwich Center for Hope and Renewal in Connecticut, and is an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Ackerman Institute for the Family in Manhattan. George is also a board member for the Porter Cason Institute and a frequent presenter in our community.  George was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams as a “Person Making a Difference” in the world.

Registration Information and Fees
EFT Externships and Advanced Core Skills trainings are designed for mental health professionals and trainees. Participants are required to note their professional affiliation on registration. The registration fee is $700.
Registration is limited to 50 participants in order to foster a more personal, experiential learning environment. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. This training is subsidized by the Porter-Cason Institute at Tulane University. Additional scholarship funds may be provided for those in not-for-profit agencies and students. Please e-mail Parker Sternbergh at psternbe@tulane.edu for more information about scholarships

Payments can be made via credit card or check (payable to Tulane School of Social Work). Checks should be mailed to:

Tulane School of Social Work -- 8906
Attn: EFT Externship
127 Elk Place
New Orleans, LA 70112

Please fill out the registration form, but your final registration is predicated on receiving your payment. Once your payment is received, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration into the program, and you will be guaranteed a spot at the workshop.

CANCELLATION POLICY -- In the event you find you cannot come to our program, it is important for you to notify us BEFORE the program begins; either by e-mail (preferred) at blrl@tulane.edu or via phone at 504-865-5314.  We will refund the registration fee if notified before the event begins, after event begins, there are no refunds.

Parking Information
The Tulane School of Social Work is located at 127 Elk Place. Please see the location map.

There are two entrances to the school. You can enter through the main entrance located at 127 Elk Place or via the second floor skywalk from the Saratoga Parking Garage, located at 111 S. Saratoga St.

There are various surface lots in close proximity to the school that you can use if you would like. The average price to park in a ground level lot is $4 per day. If you park in a ground lot, please use the school’s main entrance located at 127 Elk Place and take the elevator to the fourth floor. The Saratoga Parking Garage is the closest parking garage and is located at 111 S. Saratoga St. The daily rate for the garage is $7, but the garage does have direct access to the school via the skywalk on the second floor. To find the skywalk, just follow the yellow posts in the parking garage once you exit the elevator lobby on the second floor in the garage. Once you enter 127 Elk Place, go down the hall to the elevators and take them to the third floor.

Questions?
For more information, contact Bonnie Lister or Kathy Smith at blrl@tulane.edu or at 504-865-5314.

This training is grant-subsidized and is provided to clinicians in non-profit agencies that do individual, couples and family work. During this four-day Externship, participants will learn through a combination of lectures, videotapes and role play exercises. Faller will be assisted by Karen Giunta, Certified EFT Supervisor from Connecticut, and a number of EFT Supervisor Candidates and Certified EFT Therapists from the Louisiana EFT Community, who will help facilitate your hands-on skill development. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: