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Family Institute of Westchester

Family Institute of Westchester (FIW) is an internationally recognized postgraduate family therapy training program for mental health professionals.

Family Institute of Westchester is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0076 and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #MFT-0016.

Webinars
 will soon be available as part of Family Institute of Westchester’s Continuing Education offerings. In addition to our Friday live workshop series, the webinars will be available periodically as 90 minute online presentations. Participants will be able to register as individuals or in groups. Check our website regularly for announcements about our first two 2018 webinars coming soon.

Founded in 1977 and led by Betty Carter, FIW has trained hundreds of clinicians over the past 40 years in the theory and practice of marriage and family therapy.

Through our core clinical training program, workshops, conferences, advanced supervision groups and specialized training for agency staff, FIW has helped develop new generations of family therapists. Our programs are tailored to meet the training needs of clinicians at various levels of professional experience, providing opportunities for each to expand skills.

  • Look at FIW’s 2017-2018 training brochure by clicking here.
  • FIW presents a series of workshops throughout the year. Explore our workshops by clicking here.

Family Institute of Westchester was granted Absolute Charter by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and registered under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code in 1981 and continues to maintain its status.

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Families Facing Death: Joining the Journey and Creating an Illness Narrative

October 26, 2018

Families coping with a diagnosis of terminal illness face challenges and changes that resonate across multiple generations. A family’s belief system regarding illness is a vital clue to providing… Read more

Resiliency: Generating Hope and Action in Individual, Couple and Family Therapy

November 29, 2018

This workshop will present resilience from a systemic perspective. Viewed this way, the identification and activation of resilience requires interaction, particularly in therapeutic relationships. Rich stories of clients with… Read more

Intersectionality and the Challenges of Working with LGBTQ Clients

January 25, 2019

The presenter will present the challenges therapists often encounter working with LGBTQ clients, both personally and professionally. These include understanding the multi-dimensionality and fluidity of sexual orientation and gender;… Read more