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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. 

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 2019-2020 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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Hoarding: An Introduction To Symptoms, Prevalence, Impact, and Treatment

September 13, 2019

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