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Homicidal Behaviors & Systemic Family Therapy
Pinky Mehta, LMFT & Jennifer Benjamin, PhD, LPC
2.0 APA CE Credit Hours- General
About This Course: This introductory level program demonstrates how clinical management of homicidal behaviors, during family therapy, involves understanding the violent acts by the child contextually. A systemic family therapist must utilize a social ecological perspective to promote second order change.
- Identify at least two factors related to targeted violent acts by a child.
- Identify how social ecology informs the symptomatic child within the family system.
Participants must complete attestation, watch entire recording, complete video recording post test and score 75% within three attempts to access CE credit certificate.
Psychologists, Mental Health Workers, Human Service Providers, & Supervisors
CE Credit Hours are available:
2.0 CE Credit Hours- General
CE Type: APA
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Pinky Mehta, LMFT
Ms. Pinky Mehta is a licensed marriage and family therapist, and an approved AAMFT supervisor. She is the associate director of the Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training Center, Program Director of the COAMFTE Post Graduate Certificate Program, and a Program Director at Creative Health Services (CHS). At CHS she clinically supervises staff working with families/youth referred with severe emotional disturbance, life threatening behaviors, and risk of out of home placement. She has a QPR Gatekeeper Instructor Certification.
Jennifer Benjamin, PhD, LPC
Dr. Jennifer Benjamin is a license professional counselor and has her doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is a training faculty and clinical fidelity specialist at the training Center. Previously she was an adjunct Professor in the school of Graduate Studies of Counseling at Rosemont College. She has extensive history of training clinicians in assessment, crisis management, and trouble shooting of life-threatening behavior as a former Clinical Director.
PCFTTC, Ms. Patel & Dr. Benjamin have no conflict of interest or financial disclosures to make.
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