This assessment-only course provides a way to earn continuing education while enjoying reading More Than Miracles: the final book of the late Steve deShazer and Insoo Kim Berg, the original developers of the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy approach. The book is not included in the course. (see below for purchasing information). Written by pioneering experts in the field, More Than Miracles remains one of the authoritative texts on solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT). The final work of the world-renowned family therapists and original developers of SFBT, the late Steve de Shazer, and Insoo Kim Berg, this comprehensive resource informs practitioners and students on how to apply this practical, internationally acclaimed approach.
With a new preface, the 2nd edition outlines the latest developments in the fields of family therapy, brief therapy, and psychotherapy training and practice. A succinct overview orients the reader to the current landscape of SFBT and provides real-life case transcripts that illustrate the practical applications of SFBT techniques.
Target Audience: Suitable for both advanced practitioners and ambitious beginners, this book is the ideal resource for anyone seeking an in-depth understanding of the SFBT approach, the concepts that inform it, and the specific techniques that characterize its implementation. Please note: there are no video lectures or video demonstrations provided with this course, and the cost of the book is not included in the price of the course.
Last Updated: February 2021
- Explain the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Approach
- Describe the history, philosophic underpinnings, and major tenets of the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Approach
- Describe the major interventions of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
- Apply the approach to specific clinical issues such as domestic violence, school avoidance, somatization disorder, and suicidal thoughts
More Than Miracles: The State of the Art of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy 2nd Edition, By Steve de Shazer, Yvonne Dolan, Harry Korman, Terry Trepper, Eric McCollum, and Insoo Kim Berg, London: Routledge Press.
It is available at 20% off the listed price from the publisher Routledge Press. Use 20% Discount Code: FLR40
The book is available in paperback, hard back, and e-book
There will be a 35 item multiple-choice test which is designed to assess your understanding of the material presented in the book. You may take the exam multiple times until you pass the exam.
Certificate of Completion
After you have completed all of the sections, passed each of the section exams, and completed the course evaluation, you will receive your certificate of completion for the course. You will be able to save and print the certificate.
6 CE Credit/Clock Hours are available for this course.
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- Enroll in the course
- Read the learning content
- Complete the course exam, and receive a passing grade of 80%
- Complete the course evaluation
Upon successful completion of the course, the student may download and print his or her Certificate of Completion.
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