Training Information

AAMFT Foundation 2019 MFP Intensive Training Institute

The AAMFT Research and Education Foundation's Minority Fellowship Program will host its first Intensive Training Institute (ITI), in the city of San Diego, California. The 2019 MFP ITI, funded under an MFP Grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (D-HHS). The MFP welcomes co-sponsor, Alliant International University in San Diego (campus) and Marriage and Family Therapy Program for hosting the event from November 13 - 17, 2019. The Intensive Training Institute will enhance the Fellowship experience for both Masters and Doctoral Fellows and influence their training to continue to serve ethnic minority populations and underrepresented populations. The Intensive Training Institute will feature interactive seminars, AAMFT Simulation, and advanced workshops surrounding the theme, The Courage to Lead: Transforming the Landscape of Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder Practice, Policy, and Research. 

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AAMFT 2018 NITT-Y Youth Fellowship Training Institute

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship Program will host its 2nd Masters (Now is the Time-Youth) Fellowship Training Institute, in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 2018 NITT-Youth Training Institute, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will be held at Drexel University from August 29 to September 2, 2018. The Training Institute will enhance the Fellowship experience for Fellows and influence their training to continue to serve under-served minority populations The Training Institute will feature interactive seminars and advanced workshops surrounding the theme: Recognizing the Power of Change through Culturally Attuned Practice: Advancing & Advocating for Social Justice & Equity. 

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AAMFT 2014 Leadership Conference

The AAMFT Leadership Conference provides an opportunity for AAMFT Division Leaders to network and enhance various facets of their leadership through division management training, state and national level advocacy initiatives, and open collaboration. Three MFP Fellows were able to attend this Conference with the support of the AAMFT MFP. Click on the link to the right to learn more about MFP Fellows involvement at this Conference!

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AAMFT MFP 2014 Winter Training Institute

The Winter Training Institute featured interactive seminars and advanced workshops with distinguished scholars and clinicians in the behavioral health field of marriage and family therapy. MFP Fellows had the opportunity to learn from, and interact with, presenters in the areas cultural sensitive interventions with ethnic minority populations, as well as, the integration of advanced quantitative research modalities.

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AAMFT 2013 Annual Conference

The 2013 AAMFT Annual Conference was held in Portland, OR from October 17-20, 2013. MFP Fellows had the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with leaders in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy.

 

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AAMFT 2013 Leadership Conference

The AAMFT Leadership Conference provides an opportunity for AAMFT Division Leaders to network and enhance various facets of their leadership through division management training, state and national level advocacy initiatives, and open collaboration. Six MFP Fellows/Alumni were able to attend this Conference with the support of the AAMFT MFP. Click on the link to the right to learn more about MFP Fellows/Alumni involvement at this Conference!

 

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AAMFT MFP 2013 Winter Training Institute

The Winter Training Institute featured interactive seminars and advanced workshops with distinguished scholars and clinicians in the behavioral health field of marriage and family therapy. MFP Fellows had the opportunity to learn from, and interact with, presenters in the areas cultural sensitive interventions with ethnic minority populations, as well as, the integration of advanced quantitative research modalities.

 

 

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AAMFT 2012 Annual Conference

The AAMFT Annual Conference was held in Charlotte, NC from September 13-16, 2012. MFP Fellows had the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with leaders in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy.

 

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AAMFT MFP 2012 Summer Think Tank

This Summer Think Tank featured interactive seminars and advanced workshops with distinguished scholars and clinicians in the behavioral health field of marriage and family therapy. MFP Fellows had the opportunity to learn from, and interact with, presenters in the areas of self of the therapist and clinical work with underserved populations, as well as, the integration of advanced quantitative and qualitative research modalities. The Minority Fellowship Program is a national workforce development program that seeks to- through collaboration with federal agencies like the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and leading behavioral health professional associations like AAMFT- increase the number of culturally competent behavioral health practitioners who provide substance abuse and other mental health services to underserved minority populations.

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AAMFT MFP 2012 Winter Think Tank

At the 2012 AAMFT Winter Think Tank Fellows were exposed to and developed competency in various cultural epistemologies and methodologies needed to properly facilitate a nuanced understanding of the dynamic interplay of culture, mental health, and substance abuse. The training program was designed to prepare marriage and family therapy doctoral students to contribute to knowledge development - not just as consumers of knowledge but as knowledge producers as well.

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