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The ICCE is excited to announce it's newest intensive training workshop. The Advanced Level 2 FIT Intensive training will held August 14th and 15th, 2017 in Chicago, IL. USA.

The Advanced Intensive Level 2 is aimed at people who have previously completed courses on Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT) and want to update and expand their learning. This training will be deliberately organized to meet the needs and questions of experienced FIT practitioners.There are a limited number of seats for this training to allow for a more personalized, intimate learning environment. Participants will be asked to bring their questions and cases for individual consultation in the group. The training will also include some didactic presentations and experiential exercises.

Topics to be covered include:


Update on latest research on FIT

Explore benefits of FIT

Explore limitations of FIT

Beyond FIT: exploring new directions for improving outcomes (deliberate practice)

FIT Practice:

Understanding, building and managing the therapeutic alliance

Strategies for encouraging negative feedback

Application of FIT to specific/special populations

Practical application of FIT using complex case scenarios

Using graphs to determine dosing and intensity of treatment

Advanced strategies for dealing with lack of progress

Understanding outcome and alliance data:

More in-depth understanding of outcome and alliance statistics

Interpretation of aggregate outcome data

Using aggregate data to target areas for improved practice

FIT Implementation, supervision and consultation:

Implementation struggles

FIT Supervision - strategies and structure

Specific guidance on how to provide effective in-house training or training as a consultant

The Advanced Level 2 FIT Intensive training will be led by ICCE Director, Scott D. Miller, Ph.D. and members of the ICCE professional development team.

Please note:

Once again we are offering several combined training options to help you make the most of your time in Chicago. The FIT Implementation Intensive is scheduled for Thurs- Fri Aug 10 &11; the FIT Advanced Level 2 Intensive is scheduled for Mon-Tues Aug 14 &15; and the FIT Professional Development Intensive is scheduled for Wed.-Thursday August 16 &17th . Be sure to check out all of the combined training options available to find the combination that works best for you.

Continuing Education units (CEU's) are available for all 3 of the summer intensives. A total of 12 CEU's are available for each of the 3 summer intensives ( total of 36 CEU's for completing all three). There is an additional fee for CEU's.The CEU provider is approved to provide CEU's for NASW, CA, BBS,ASAWB,NBCC, NAADAC, CAADAC.

Want to become a recognized FIT Trainer? Recognized FIT Trainers must complete the Advanced FIT Intensive Level 1, FIT Supervision Intensive, FIT Implementation Intensive and Traininbg of Trainers Intensive. they must also pass a competency exam and provide a video demonstrating their knowledge of FIT and skills as a FIT Trainer.

Scott D. Miller, PhD, is a co-founder of the Center for Clinical Excellence, an international consortium of clinicians, researchers, and educators dedicated to promoting excellence in behavior health. Dr. Miller conducts workshops and training in the United States and abroad, helping hundreds of agencies and organizations, both public and private, to achieve superior results. He is one of a handful of "invited faculty" whose work, thinking, and research is featured at the prestigious "Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference." His humorous and engaging presentation style and command of the research literature consistently inspires practitioners, administrators, and policy makers to make effective changes in service delivery.

Scott is the author of numerous articles and co-author of Working with the Problem Drinker: A Solution Focused Approach (with Insoo Berg [Norton, 1992]), The "Miracle" Method: A Radically New Approach to Problem Drinking (with Insoo Kim Berg [Norton, 1995]), Finding the Adult Within: A Solution-Focused Self-Help Guide (with Barbara McFarland [Brief Therapy Center Press, 1995]), Handbook of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Foundations, Applications, and Research (with Mark Hubble and Barry Duncan [Jossey-Bass, 1996]), Escape from Babel: Toward a Unifying Language for Psychotherapy Practice (with Barry Duncan and Mark Hubble [Norton, 1997]), Psychotherapy with Impossible Cases: Efficient Treatment of Therapy Veterans (with Barry Duncan and Mark Hubble [Norton, 1997]), The Heart and Soul of Change (with Mark Hubble and Barry Duncan [APA Press, 1999] and Bruce Wampold [2nd Edition, 2009]), The Heroic Client: A Revolutionary Way to Improve Effectiveness through Client-Directed, Outcome-Informed Therapy (with Barry Duncan [Jossey-Bass, 2000], and Jacqueline Sparks [Revised, 2004]), and the forthcoming Achieving Clinical Excellence: Lessons from the Field's Most Effective Practitioners.

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To insure an optimal learning environment, registration for the FIT Implementation Training is limited in number. The quality of the training depends on all registrants attending and preparing for the event by completing the pre-conference reading assignments. Cancellations are automatically registered in the next scheduled ICCE training event. A 50% refund will be made if requested 75 days prior to the scheduled event.

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