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June 2017

Narrative Practices for ReclaimingHope, Possibility and Purpose With People Experiencing Distress

June 2, 2017 - June 3, 2017
$180.00 – $230.00

Presenter:Jim Duvall M.Ed., R.S.W. Date:Friday and Saturday, June 2 – 3, 2016 (9 am to 4:30 pm) Fee:Regular Rate: $260.00 Early Bird Rate: $230.00 (must register before May 15, 2017) Student rate: $180.00 Venue:                      JST INSTITUTE, 20 Legas Drive Galveston Island, Texas When people are consumed by despair the notion of restoring hope can prove to be challenging for many therapists. In this workshop you will learn the key elements…

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August 2017

Format 2: Learning and Doing Brief Narrative Therapy: A 5-Day Intensive Training Program

August 26, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Zion Retreat Center, 6910 Yucca Drive, Galveston, TX 77551, Zion Retreat Center, 6910 Yucca Drive
Galveston, TX United States
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$600.00 – $975.00

Narrative Therapy Intensive - 5 day spread out over time: August 26, Sept. 22-23, Oct. 20-21, 2017 Regular Rate: $975.00 Early Bird Rate: $835.00 (registrations must be received by July 26, 2017) Student Rate: $600.00 Venue: 20 Legas Drive, Galveston, TX 77551 This format makes the training available to those people who may not be able to take a 5-day intensive training in a block of time. This 5-day training program also makes it possible for participants to practice brief…

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December 2017

Single-Session Therapy: Accessible, Ethical, Practical

December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$95.00 – $120.00

PresenterJim Duvall M.Ed., R.S.W. DateFriday, December 1, 2017  (9:00 am to 4:30 pm) FeeRegular Rate: $150.00 Early Bird Rate: $120.00 (registrations must be received by October 27, 2017) Student rate: $95.00 Venue:                     Sea Star Base, 7509 Broadway St, Galveston, TX 77554   In this era of dwindling resources, lengthy waiting list and increasing accountability for clear clinical outcomes, more mental health professionals are now turning to Single–Session Therapy as an effective short term…

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May 2018

A 3-Day Intensive Certificate Training Program

May 17, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Zion Retreat Center, 6910 Yucca Drive, Galveston, TX 77551, Zion Retreat Center, 6910 Yucca Drive
Galveston, TX United States
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$95.00 – $360.00

Learning & Doing Brief Narrative Therapy: Single-session, walk-in clinics & briefer therapy Karen Young & Jim Duvall 3-day Registration Cost: Super Early Bird Rate: $230 (by 3/15/18) Early Bird Rate: $300 (by 4/15/18) Regular Rate: $360 STUDENT 3-day Rate: Super Early Bird Rate: $180 (by 3/15/18) Regular Student Rate: $270.00 1-day Only Registration Cost: Super Early Bird Rate: $85 (by 3/15/18) Early Bird Rate: $110 (by 4/15/18) Regular Rate: $125 STUDENT 1-day Only Rate: Super Early Bird Rate $70 (by…

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May 2019

May 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
$75.00

GALVANIZING FAMILY THERAPY 2 A Think Tank for Social Action REGISTRATION PAGE Scroll down to "add to cart" to register and enter the number 1 (one person per registration please)

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February 2021

Brief Narrative Therapy: Time-sensitive practices for countering distress in these daunting times.

February 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - February 19, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
$100.00 – $175.00

Brief Narrative Therapy: Time-sensitive practices for countering distress in these daunting times. VIRTUAL WORKSHOP (February 18 – 19, 2021 -1:00 pm– 4:30 pm CDT 6 hrs of CEUs provided over 2 days) The rituals of hope and unity that helped people endure the beginning stage of the pandemic have now given way to exhaustion and frustration, resulting in “pandemic fatigue.” This lingering distress is compounded by the added complexities of living in daunting times filled with social injustice, economic hardship,…

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November 2021

Mapping Narrative Conversations: Journeys Towards Preferred Identities

November 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - November 20, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
$115.00 – $200.00

WORKSHOP HOURS: Friday, Nov. 19th, and Saturday, Nov. 20th, 2021. 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm (CDT)   Narrative conversations are like skeleton keys that open doors to multiple worlds of experience. They inspire people to break free from taken-for-granted beliefs and embark on journeys toward what is possible to know and do about their lives. Nevertheless, the skills for facilitating a collaborative and generative narrative conversation can remain elusive even to the most veteran practitioners. What is different about an…

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January 2022

Externalizing Conversations and Magical Realism: Novel Practices for Challenging Problems

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$60.00 – $100.00

Externalizing conversations are a foundational practice within narrative therapy. These conversations are a movement away from an internalizing practice of locating problems within people to a relational practice of locating problems separate from people. Situated in this relational position people can question their relationship with problems and explore the effects of the problem on their lives and others lives. In doing so they can discover what they have to put up against the problem. Nevertheless, externalizing conversations can misguidedly be…

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April 2022

A Comprehensive Introduction to Brief Narrative Therapy: key assumptions, operating principles, ethical practices.

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - April 23 @ 4:30 pm
$115.00 – $200.00

WORKSHOP HOURS: Friday, April 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23, 2022 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm (CDT - US Central Time) This introductory workshop serves as a threshold for those practitioners interested in the ongoing study of the key ideas and time sensitive practices of brief narrative therapy. Brief narrative therapy introduces the idea that our lives are made up of multiple experiences that can be strung together into many possible stories.  Stories make it possible for people to make sense…

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May 2022

Narrative Practices and Neurobiology: Intersections that refine, expand, and optimize therapeutic possibilities

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - May 21 @ 9:00 am
$115.00 – $200.00

ZOOM WORKSHOP HOURS: Friday, May 20, 1pm tp 5pm & Saturday, May 21, 9am to 1pm (US central Time) Narrative theory proposed in the 1990s by White & Epston, offers a collection of life-changing practices to assist people in reclaiming their identities from problem experiences. Narrative therapy has become well-known for many of its respectful and non-pathologizing practices such as externalizing conversations for renegotiating relationships with problems and engaging people in value-based ways of re-authoring their lives. In the last 30years…

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