Course Overview

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FPE Refresher Course is intended for a person that has been trained in the past and feel they need a refresher. The course will provide behavioral health professionals a chance to review material with a one time enrollment request to revisit all the FPE courses available on IMP.

FPE Refresher Course covers the topics below:

  1.   Family Psychoeducation Basics
  2.   The "Family" in Family Psychoeducation-Panel 2
  3.   FPE Multifamily Groups - Partnerships and Strengths
  4.   True Life Experiences from the Field-Panel 4
  5.   The Family Workshop
  6.   Schizophrenia
  7.   Genograms and Ecomaps
  8.   Mood Disorders and Substance Abuse
  9.   FPE -1st Joining Session
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (0.0)
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Topics Covered

The Principles of Family Psychoeducation
This course is a refresher course that provides behavioral health professionals with a chance to refresh their skills on the Family Psychoeducation (FPE) model. This course provides information to renew basic principles and provides definitions of basic strategies used in the model. 

Multi-family Support Groups and Providing Strength Numbers
This course provides course participants with one specific strategy for ensuring fewer treatment barries. This course covers the strategy of creating multi-family support groups to create a support system that best serves the clients and the families of those clients. 

There is a lesson that provides you information on understanding how biology connects to mood disorders, specifically schizophrenia, communicating the potential causes and symptoms, and triggers to be aware of.

Creating Genograms and Ecomaps.
The experts will discuss the evidence-based best practices for creating the genograms and ecomaps including examples, best cases for implementing this practice, and how best to communicate these. 

Mood Disorders and Substance Abuse
Here the course provides you with a working understanding of human biology in regards to how it relates to mood disorders. We will go beyond defining it to identifying clients and how  biology pertains to specific mood disorders. 


What People Are Saying

I enjoyed the level of engagement and the pace at which information was presented. I was able to gauge my understanding in real time through the exercises within the module.

- Todd. B.