The presenter will describe how Social Workers can utilize current research on neuroscience and attachment theory to inform their practice. Presenters will connect the research directly to the use of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy as a model for couples work. Presenters will provide examples of how neurophysiology, affect regulation and attachment impact couples work. Presenters will demonstrate through experiential exercises material presented.
The presenters will focus on four major topics
(1) Current research on neuroscience as it relates to Emotionally Focused Couples Counseling
(2) Current research on attachment theory as it related to Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
(3) Implication of current research on neurophysiology; affect regulation and attachment on Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.
(4) Practice key interventions connecting research and model
“At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will….”
Participants will learn current research on neuroscience as it relates to Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.
Participants will learn current research on attachment theory as it relates to Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.
Participants will learn implications of current research on neurophysiology; affect regulation and attachment on Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.
Participants will practice key interventions in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy to experience the connection between research and the model
Registration is $55.00
Kentucky Board of Social Work
University of Louisville Shelby Campus
9001 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40223
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