Principles of Group Psychotherapy
Presenter: Farooq Mohyuddin, MD, CGP
8 Wednesdays, 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM
Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019
Fee and CE/ CME Credits
CE/CME Award — 12
Fee: $360 (flat fee)
The Core Course
This course is modeled on the Core Course of Group Psychotherapy designed by the American Group Psychotherapy Association. Upon its completion, participants will have met the core course requirement of the National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapy. Class discussion will include a didactic component, utilizing the clinical experiences of participants. Active engagement in these discussions is expected. There will be assigned reading and four brief writing assignments.
Participants will be able to:
- Discuss the group psychotherapy principles as defined
by the American Group Psychotherapy Association
and the National Registry of Certified Group
- Apply the foundations of group psychotherapy to
- Observe group dynamics and group process in group
- Facilitate the change process in group;
- Be effective group leaders
- Lead specialized groups (short-term, thematic, special
- Able to deal with termination Issues
- Apply these principles to clinical situations in groups
they conduct or may conduct in the future.
- Critically examine specific problems in the conduct of
Farooq Mohyuddin, MD is the Director of the Psychiatry Residency Program at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. He is also on the faculty of the Group Psychotherapy Training Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry. His interests include teaching, group psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.
Eligibility And Selection
This course is intended for any interested practitioner of group therapy, regardless of professional discipline. Non-clinicians with an interest in group process may apply and be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Who should attend?
The workshop is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, medical students, and other graduate students.
The Washington School of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Washington School of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The School is approved by the Social Work Board of the State of Maryland as a provider of continuing education for social workers in DC, MD, VA and WV.
The Washington School of Psychiatry has been approved NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6388. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Washington School of Psychiatry is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
The School is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The School designates each session for a maximum of 12_ AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Commercial Support and the Unlabeled use of a commercial product. No member of the planning committee and no member of the faculty for this event have a financial interest or other relationship with any commercial product.