Total CE Credit Hours: 5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101959
About the Course:
This course surveys characteristics of flourishing families and common mistakes languishing families make. Participants will learn a taxonomy of character strengths, how to identify each family member’s core strengths, and see examples of strengths in action. Participants will learn how to facilitate the construction of a Family Charter which can be incorporated in an individualized family treatment and recovery plan to measure outcomes of interventions.
This course is based on the book, How Families Flourish: Strength Based Family Therapy Using Positive Psychology created by Daniel Trussell, Ph.D.
Publication Date:August 25, 2012
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals; especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about incorporating principles of applied positive psychology and strengths based counseling in a family therapy setting. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify 18 attributes of flourishing families and 7 mistakes languishing families make.
- Describe the six universal virtues posited in Positive Psychology that lead to optimal family functioning.
- Examine characteristics of 24 individual character strengths assigned to each of the virtues.
- Develop a methodology to construct a Family Charter that includes all 5 essential components
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