Activating Prochaska’s Stages of Change in Therapy and Other Settings
Professional training with CE credits
Not surprisingly, people are often ambivalent about psychotherapy, treatment and other structured methods of change and growth. Sometimes people are more than ambivalent; they are simply and adamantly adverse to change – what we call stubborn.
James Prochaska’s six stages of change are helpful in conceptualizing the stages of change, and the concretization principles of psychodrama are excellent for helping clients see and experience these changes and understand how they can apply them to their
Concretizing these stages, rather than just talking about them, offers a deeper experience and helps people learn that good intentions are not enough; there is a particular process involved with creating and sustaining change.
In this workshop, conducted by Karen Carnabucci, LCSW, TEP, we outline the six specific changes of change as mapped out by psychologist James Prochaska in his classic 1994 book, Changing For Good: A Revolutionary Six-stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward, and how they can be used in inpatient and outpatient settings; in groups and individual psychotherapy; and in coaching and educational settings.
In this training, you will learn:
Who will benefit
This training is designed for mental health professionals and other professional helpers, including social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed counselors, addictions counselors, physicians, nurses, creative arts therapists, massage therapists and bodyworkers, alternative health practitioners, life and wellness coaches, educators, clergy, clinical supervisors, administrators, youth leaders, group leaders, graduate students and others interested in experiential psychotherapy and experiential learning.
Tuition is $45 for the half-day training if registered by May 1, 2020, $55 after. It includes the program, three CE credits and psychodrama hours, handouts, tea and healthy snacks.
As always, there will be options to address personal growth work in a supportive setting and bring case studies forward for feedback and action supervision.
You may register in one of two ways:
CE and psychodrama credits
Karen Carnabucci, LCSW, TEP, and Companions In Healing are approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors to offer continuing education for social workers, marriage and family therapists and professional counselors according to Pennsylvania Board Approval #SWPR-004002.
These training hours also may be counted towards certification with the American Board of Examiners In Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy.
Training hours may be counted towards certification approved by the International Society of Experiential Professionals.
You also may be able to submit this certificate for credits in another helping discipline or in another state. Please contact your respective state board for information.
This is a half-day program so you will not need to bring your lunch.
What to bring
A selection of Karen’s books, including Show and Tell Psychodrama: Skills for Therapists, Coaches, Teachers, Leaders and Healing Eating Disorders with Psychodrama and Other Action Methods: Beyond the Silence and the Fury, will be available for sale, as well as occasional vintage books from Karen's professional library.
At a glance
What Activating Prochaska's Stages of Change in Therapy and Other Settings
When 9 a.m. to noon Friday, May 8, 2020
Where 313 W. Liberty St., Suite 263, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Instructor Karen Carnabucci, LCSW, TEP
CE credits Three credits for social workers, marriage and therapists and licensed professional counselors, plus psychodrama credits
Tuition $45 by May 1, $55 after
How to register
Early registration is recommended.
Liberty Place is located at 313 W. Liberty St, Lancaster, Pa. , with convenient free parking in a large lot across the street. The building is located six blocks from the Lancaster Amtrak station and is accessible from Routes 501, 272, 72, 30, 222 and 283.