NEAFAST In-Home Therapy Conference

Supporting Emerging Therapists in Community-Based Settings

April 1, 2022, 8:30am-430pm | Live on Zoom | 6 CEs

Instructors: Liz Brenner, LICSW; Joan Cancilla, LMFT; Jeremiah Gibson, LMFT; Jessie Lane, LMFT; Andra Munger, PhD; Jason Neely, PhD; Caitlin Pierce, LMFT; Melissa Wilkinson, LMFT; Elizabeth Woodruff, LICSW
Co-sponsored by: NEAFAST

Each year NEAFAST holds conferences, bringing together mental health professionals and licensed mental health professionals for a day of learning, networking, and celebrating making a difference. This year, we are excited to host the day-long NEAFAST 2022 In-Home Therapy (IHT) Conference: Supporting Emerging and Developing Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Professionals in Community-Based Settings.

Schedule (all times in ET)
8:30-9am: Introduction
9-10am: Systems Theory 101 — NEAFAST Staff/Board
10:15-11:30am: Course 1

1) "I have a referral, now what?": Initial Stages of Working with a Family — Joan Cancilla
2) Supervision with Reflecting Teams — Jeremiah Gibson
3) Couples Therapy with Parents that Have a Child with Autism: Measuring Change for the Applied Clinician — Jason Neely

11:30am–12:30pm: Lunch
12:30-1:45pm: Course 2

1) Introduction to Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy — Caitlin Pierce
2) Enhancing the MA IHT and TT&S Relationship: Collaboration within an IHT Team — Melissa Wilkinson
3) Neurodiversity within Systemic Frameworks: A weaving of emotion, cognition, and sensory experiences —Andra Munger

2-3:15pm: Course 3

1) Safety Planning in Context: Using a Systems Approach to Facilitate Plans that Work — Liz Brenner
2) Supporting Youth Permanency in the Community — Elizabeth Woodruff
3) Maintaining Professional Boundaries in Community-Based Settings — Jessie Lane

3:30-4:30pm: Wrap-up

The In-Home Therapy Conference includes the opportunity to learn from, network, and collaborate with other family and systemic therapists, and is incredibly affordable: $60 for Non-Members; $40 for Members$0 for Student & Agency Worker Members, with a generous donation from the Emily Mitchell Scholarship Fund.

Become a NEAFAST Member here.

Registration coming soon


This activity is pending certification by the New England Association for Family and Systemic Therapy (NEAFAST) on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions for LMFT professional continuing education.

This activity is pending certification by the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, Inc. on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions for LMHC professional continuing education.

This activity is pending certification by the National Association of Social Workers Massachusetts Chapter on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions for LICSW professional continuing education.

Please note: It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.

This program is being offered independent of any commercial support or conflict of interest. Clinicians with any level of experience are welcome to participate.

Cancellation Policy: Please email us at [email protected] if you are unable to make it. We will give a full reimbursement for cancelations one month prior to the training.

Accessibility Statement: Participants will receive access to the Zoom link after signing up for the conference. Closed captioning can be provided through request.