Online Course » PTSD #8: Resilience - Interview with Froma Walsh, PhD

Course Description:
Froma Walsh, PhD, discusses family and community resilience-oriented approaches to recovery from traumatic loss. Her multi-systemic practice approach contextualizes the distress in the traumatic experience and taps strengths and resources in relational networks to foster resilience and healing and posttraumatic growth. You can read the text of this interview and/or access the audio to the interview via your computer's MP3 player.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe how a family systems approach to trauma recovery differs from an individually based, symptom-focused approach; and
  • Explain how therapists can foster recovery and resilience in families.
Author Bio:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, founder and president of On Good Authority, interviews: Froma Walsh, PhD, who received her MSW from Smith College School for Social Work and her doctorate in human development from the University of Chicago. Dr. Walsh is the Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and co-director of the Center for Family Health at the University of Chicago. Her books include Strengthening Family Resilience; Normal Family Processes; Living Beyond Loss: Death in the Family; Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy; and Women in Families. She is a popular speaker, and she lectures internationally on topics related to helping families overcome serious life crises and adversity.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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