Program Cost:

Early Registration (on or before 2/15/24): $520
Regular Registration (after 2/15/24): $580

Winter 2024 DATES:

This program is full.

Fri Jan 5:

12:30 – 2:45 EST

Sat Jan 6:

1:00 – 4:15 EST

Fri Jan 26:

12:30 – 2:30 EST

Sat Jan 27:

1:00 – 4:30 EST

Fri Feb 9:

12:30 – 2:45 EST

Sat Feb 10:

1:00 – 4:30 EST


Fri Apr 12th:

12:30 – 2:45 EST

Sat Apr 13th:

1:00 – 4:15 EST

Sat Apr 20th:

1:00 – 4:30 EST

Fri Apr 26th:

12:30 – 2:30 EST

Fri May 3rd:

12:30 – 2:30 EST

Sat May 4th:

1:00 – 4:30 EST


By the end of the program participants will be more able to:

  • – Define IFS terms: Protectors, Exiles, Self, and Blended.
  • – Describe the difference between IFS managers and firefighters.
  • – Name the “C” words to describe Self.
  • – Demonstrate how to help client Unblend from a part.
  • – Demonstrate how to help client experience curiosity and compassion for one of their parts
  • – List the first 4 F’s of the IFS model.
  • – Name 2 ways to help a Protector to Step back so Self can Lead
  • – Demonstrate 5 basic Steps of the Internal Family Systems Model Protocol
  • – Describe how to introduce mindfulness techniques to clients.
  • – Explain how mindfulness exercises can be used to reduce anxiety and depression.
  • – Explain the difference between mindfulness and presence.
  • – Explain the difference between presence and Self.
  • – Demonstrate how to present 3 presence practices to client

Click here for IFS Course Syllabus


Social Workers: 

This course is Approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. CE Approval Collaborative Approval #222903-851, provided by Michelle Lepak LCSWApproval Period: Sunday, April 10, 2022 through August 31, 2024.

MANY STATES social work boards recognize NJ-NASW approved CE courses including  MASS, PA, TX and DE.

Family therapists and LPCS:

This course is approved for 16 continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ through August 31, 2024.

NJ (and many other state) family therapy and counselor boards recognize NASW approved CE courses. Many states including NJ accept NASW-NJ approved courses.

Continuing Education Satisfactory Completion Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates available after satisfactory course completion at www.ceuregistration.com

IF your state is not listed here and you aren’t sure if you will receive CE’s for this course, contact Michelle (see bottom of home page) or your state licensing board to see if your state recognizes NJ or NY NASW CE courses. 

Payment Options


(Early registration offer on or before 02/15/2024)

(After 2/15/2024)


$145 each month