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Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn 6 CE hours. The Virginia Satir Global Network has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider.  ACEP #5224.  Programs that do not qualify for the NBCC credit are clearly identified.  VSGN is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

In this course, the student will be introduced to the core concepts of the Satir Model.  The course begins with Satir’s concept of the different ways of viewing the world, proposing that the world has historically operated from a Threat and Reward Model of dominance and conformity and needs to move to a Seed/Growth Model where people are viewed as equal in value and celebrated for their uniqueness.

After which, you will learn about Satir’s understanding of the universality of being human;  the influence of the family of origin on relationships; the systemic process of the family; the importance of helping people access their inner resources and their self-worth.

The course ends with a focus on the universal process of change and the role of the therapist

This course will not yet work in China because the Vimeo steaming is not allowed, we are working on alternatives. 

Thank you.

The Team

Stephen Buckbee       8 kudos

Stephen Buckbee,  LMSW., L.P.C. is from Escanaba Michigan. I am retired from Bay de Noc Community College where I taught in the social science division. I becam...

Sharon Loeschen       0 kudos

Sharon Loeschen, M.S.W., L.C.S.W, is well recognized as an accomplised psychotherapist and teacher.  She has received the "Professional Excellence" award from F...

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This course is built around an amazing collection of videos taken of Virginina Satir doing beautiful, invovative work. If you are a serious student of  Satir this collection is for you.  

1.  Overall View Of Satir's Views of Human Beings and Family Systems


  The Seed Model-Ways of Viewing the World


  The Process of Family Therapy


  The Influence from the Family of Origin on Relationships


  The Family as a System


  The Inner Resources of the Whole Person

   The Self Mandala


   The Importance of Self-Worth


   The Levels of Experience


 The Process of Leading a Family to Greater Congruence


 The Process of Change


 The Role of the Therapist


100% ALL of the fees generated for this course will go to The Virginia Satir Global Network. 





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Students: 40

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