Behavioral Family Systems Therapy for Diabetes Workshop (BFST-D)
Train attendees in the component parts of Behavioral Family Systems Therapy for Diabetes (BFST-D) for implementation with youth with diabetes and their families.
Child Behavioral Health and Pediatric Endocrinology and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education
This course is designed for both child behavioral and medial providers who work with the pediatric diabetes population.
- Learners will be able to apply fundamentals of adolescent development to behavioral interventions with families of youth with diabetes.
- Learners will be able to articulate theoretical underpinnings of BFST-D.
- Learners will be able to implement component parts of BFST-D including problem solving, communication skills training, cognitive restructuring, and family roles and rules interventions.
Day One: BFST-D Workshop – January 9th, 2023
8:00 – 8:30 Introductions and coffee
8:30 – 9:00 Adolescent development
- Defiance of convention
- Storm and stress debunked
- Risk and reward data – safe to swim with sharks
9:00 – 9:30 Working with parents and adolescents
- Roberts, Block & Block – naturalistic observations of parenting
- Cats and dogs and diabetes
- Balanced alliances – how to play both sides
- Use of info about development
9:30 – 10:00 BFST model and conceptual underpinnings
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 10:45 Problem solving
- Fundamental attribution error
- Behavior is context dependent
10:45 – 11:30 Communication skills training
11:30 – 12:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 Strong beliefs
1:30 – 2:00 Family systems interventions
2:00 – 2:30 Contraindications and cultural considerations
2:30 – 4:00 Live family demonstrations
- Family 1 – 45 minutes
- Family 2 – 45 minutes
4:00 – 4:45 Q & A - Putting it all together
Day Two: BFST-D Workshop – January 10th, 2023
8:00 – 8:30 Coffee and getting settled
8:30 – 9:00 Empirical outcomes
9:00 – 10:15 Problem solving videos – dos and don’ts
10:15 – 11:30 Communication skills training – dos and don’ts
11:30 – 12:30 Applications to skype, transition, etc.
12:30 – 1:00 Wrap up
Peter Thunsfor, Ph.D
UMASS Chan Medical School - Baystate
Child Behavioral Health
Baystate Medical Center
Michael A. Harris, PhD
Psychologist/Chief of Pediatric Psychology
Oregon Health & Science University
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDES*
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Collaborative Specialty Care Director
Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.
None of the faculty or planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
- 10.50 APA American Psychological AssociationBaystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- 10.50 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
- 10.50 IPCE Credit Hour(s)
|In order to receive CREDIT, the evaluation must be completed by:||Sun, 12/31/2023 - 1:00pm|
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