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Registration open for summer Satir Growth Model Training Program

The UNC School of Social Work is again offering a week-long intensive training program in the Satir Growth Model, for coaches, leaders, counselors and therapists.
The Satir method is based on the teachings of the late Virginia Satir, a social worker and “pioneer of family therapy.” It proposes a family communication paradigm, which was developed in the 1960s, and focuses on self-awareness and the discovery of inner strengths to help individuals, couples, and families better cope with stress and change and ways to create more positive relationships with others.
The 7-day training will be held at Extraordinary Ventures in Chapel Hill from Sunday, July 24, to Saturday, July 30, 2016. This is a unique opportunity to participate in an intimate, small group intensive training session. 40 NBCC-approved continuing education credit hours will be awarded for the course.
The $1,500 program fee includes tuition, course materials, one group dinner, and beverages and snacks during the workshop. A block of rooms at the Residence Inn in Chapel Hill have been reserved at a special rate for workshop participants (make reservations here). There are a limited number of Satir scholarships available for students as well as financial assistance in exchange for volunteering some time to assist during the workshop. Students can receive $1,000 off of the $1,500 fee and non-students who qualify can receive a $750 discount. Contact Stephanie Lind, Satir program coordinator, at the phone number or email address below for details.
The summer 2016 session is limited to 30 participants and is expected to fill quickly.
For more information and to register, visit the Satir Growth Model Training Program website. Also be sure to join the Facebook group and follow on Twitter.
If you have questions, contact Lind at or (919) 843-3422.