4. March 10, 2023: Engaging Families and Couples in Therapy

Friday, March 10, 2023

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pre-register by March 3, 2023

Il Monastero Sanctuary 3050 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63103

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

3 CEHs

$30.00 SLU Alumni and pre-registered SLU practicum instructors

$50.00 All others

Course Description: This course will provide a general overview of the process of engaging family and other significant persons into the recovery of the individual. This course will focus on a multisystemic model of family therapy that addresses the specific needs of multi-stressed families across the developmental lifespan. Specific attention will be paid to assessment and engagement strategies that impact families, couples, and individuals. Interventions such as multisystemic family therapy, family psychoeducation and empowerment models will be introduced and explored.

Presented by: Shannon Cooper-Sadlo, Ph. D., LCSW

Shannon Cooper-Sadlo, Associate Clinical Professor, currently teaches BSSW level practice courses and MSW courses in the clinical concentration at Saint Louis University. Shannon is a graduate of the Saint Louis University BSSW program, the University of Denver MSW program, and obtained her PhD in Family Therapy from Saint Louis University. She has been in clinical practice with various populations and specializes in areas of family therapy, substance use, co-occurring disorders, and trauma. In these positions, she has had significant experience working with individuals and families in hospitals and community settings. She has also provided various community workshops for professionals in the areas of trauma, substance use and the impact on the family.

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