THE WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF
PSYCHIATRY

  • Home
  • Basic Principles of Group Psychotherapy Course

Basic Principles of Group Psychotherapy Course

  • Wednesday, July 07, 2021
  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021
  • 8 sessions
  • Wednesday, July 07, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, August 04, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 5:15 PM 7:15 PM (EDT)
  • Zoom meeting

Registration


Registration is closed

Basic Principles of Group Psychotherapy Course

Presented by Farooq Mohyuddin, MD, CGP, FAPA, FAGPA


July 7, 2021 - August 25, 2021

8 classes - 2 hours each

CE/CME: 16 credit hours

Flat Fee: $450

Limited to 10 Participants

The Core Course 

 
This course is modeled on the Core Course of Group Psychotherapy designed by the American Group Psychotherapy Association. Upon its completion, participants will have met the core course requirement of the National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapy. Class discussion will include didactic
experiential and discussion components, utilizing the clinical experiences of participants. Active engagement in these discussions is expected. There will be assigned reading and two brief writing assignments. 

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

1. Discuss the basic principles of group psychotherapy as described by the American group psychotherapy Association and the National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists;

2. Describe the application of the foundations of group psychotherapy to clinical situations;

3. Summarize the processes for selection and preparation of group members;

4. Identify common problems in the conduct of group therapy and ways to successfully manage them ;

5. List common group dynamics;

6. Discuss the change process in the group;

7. List the advanced skills needed to optimize group psychotherapy;

8. Discuss differences in specialized groups, short-term, thematic, special populations;

9. Explain the life cycle of group and termination issues;

10. List the qualities of effective group leaders;

11. Identify the resistance to treatment in groups;

12. Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues in group psychotherapy.


Faculty 

Farooq Mohyuddin, MD, CGP, FAPA, FAGPA is a psychiatrist and an educator. He is currently the Chair of Psychiatry Training and Director of Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington DC. Dr. Mohyuddin is past Chair of National Group Psychotherapy Institute, Washington School of Psychiatry. He is the current president of Washington Psychiatric Society. He is an Assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University, School of Medicine and Faculty at Howard University School of Medicine. His primary interests include medical education and group psychotherapy. He is member of the Administration and Leadership Committee of the national think tank, Group for Advancement of Psychiatry. He is the past President of Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society. He is also the Co-Chair Public Affairs Committee AGPA.  He is in Private Practice in Alexandria, VA. He has presented and published on a wide range of topics in Psychiatry.

Who should attend?

The workshop is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, medical students, and other graduate students.


Accreditation

Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Washington School of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Washington School of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

The Washington School of Psychiatry is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education learning activities and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for Category I continuing education units.

The Washington School of Psychiatry has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6388. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Washington School of Psychiatry is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

The Washington School of Psychiatry is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School designates the program for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)â„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Commercial Support and the Unlabeled use of a commercial product. No member of the planning committee and no member of the faculty for this event have a financial interest or other relationship with any commercial product.

The Washington School of Psychiatry is an independent non-profit organization. It is not affiliated with the government of the District of Columbia or the government of the United States.

The Washington School of Psychiatry is approved to operate by the Higher Education Licensure Commission of the District of Columbia.

The Washington School of Psychiatry

5028 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016-4118

Call us at 202-237-2700 or 202-537-6050

Celebrating its 84th year, the School is an accredited provider of post-graduate continuing education.

The Washington School of Psychiatry is an independent non-profit organization. It is not affiliated with the government of the District of Columbia or the government of the United States.


Copyright © 2020 The Washington School of Psychiatry - All Rights Reserved

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software