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June 2020Vol. 21, No. 5Reunification Family Therapy

Reunification Family Therapy: A Treatment Manual is a training about reunification therapy for child welfare professionals and those in related fields, such as counselors and family therapists. It is book based and requires a test for credit. Those taking this course will learn about the process of reunification therapy, how different empirically based methods are utilized to repair parent-child relationships, and what a treatment plan could look like. The course will help participants complete the following:

  • Learn the reasons for parent and child separation
  • Discuss the significance of child time-sharing arrangements
  • Describe terms, concepts, and research related to reunification family therapy
  • Identify pretreatment considerations for reunification family therapy
  • Explain elements of reunification family therapy to specific family members

This course is offered by CE4Less and is approved for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards and the Approved Continuing Education program.