The Solution-Oriented Approach
A Radically Simple and Powerful Method of Creating Rapid Change (14.5 CE Hours)Watch Promo
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Taught By Co-Creator, Bill O'Hanlon
*14.5 Continuing Educaiton (CE) Clock Hours for Behavioral Health Professionals (Home Study Format)
Bill O'Hanlon knew he had a mission as a pioneer in the fields of psychotherapy and change. Inspired by his mentor, the late Dr. Milton Erickson, Bill set about to revolutionize the world's perception of mental health pathology and the possibilities of empowering people to discover new solutions by helping them focus on the parts of their lives that contain unseen opportunity.
Along with his co-founder, Michele Weiner-Davis, O'Hanlon created the Solution-Oriented Approach to change and growth. This approach draws and expands on the work and teaching of Milton Erickson, the Brief Therapy methods shaped by the associates from the Mental Research Institute, and the Solution-Focused innovations of Steve de Shazer and the Milwaukee Brief Family Therapy Center.
O'Hanlon (and Weiner-Davis) strove to create a model that was future-focused, while also acknowledging the emotions of people and the practical impact of their lived contexts. In doing so, the Solution-Oriented Approach they created brings both deep compassion and clear pathways to new possibilities.
In this comprehensive master-class, created by O'Hanlon himself, you will get first-hand instruction in this truly helpful and innovative approach to change and growth, along with great live demonstrations on how these methods can be applied. We believe the concepts and methods O'Hanlon shares will be of deep benefit to the development of your own clinical skills and to the continued growth of those you serve.
Course Learning Objectives
- To consider the narrative legacy of the therapeutic work of Milton Erickson and how it provides insights into alternative ways to conceptualize pathology and the related opportunities for clients to experience therapeutic growth.
- To explore various concepts and techniques in the Solution-Oriented Approach to facilitating change; such as finding exceptions, enhancing competence and coping, considering future solutions and techniques, etc.
- To observe demonstrations of the Solution-Oriented method of hypnosis.
- To observe a live demonstration of the Solution-Oriented Approach as a therapeutic/change method.
- To process the further application of the Solution-Oriented Approach through recorded couching calls with students of the approach.
And know you can buy this course without any risk. We have a full refund policy for anyone who decides they do not want to keep the course within 30-Days of purchase.
This training contains 14.5 clock hours of behavioral health continuing education* under the approval bodies listed below.
Plus- Enrollment Comes with the bonus of lifetime access to 3 of Bill's mini-courses on anxiety, depression, and utilization (total of 3 additional CE hours
PsychMaven is responsible for all aspects for this program.
*PsychMaven has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP)- ACEP No.6624. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. PsychMaven is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. PsychMaven is approved for both Live/Real Time and Home Study continuing education (CE) programs. This program is designed to meet the standards of NBCC content areas No.1 (Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship).
*PsychMaven is a Licensed Social Worker Continuing Education Provider under the Texas State Board for Social Worker Examiners (Provider No. 7751). PsychMaven may provide continuing education to Social Workers certified and/or licensed in that state, and in other states/jurisdictions that accept the Continuing Education (CE) approval of other state Social Work boards. Please contact your state licensing board if you have questions about the acceptability of continuing education (CE) hours.
*Note for Florida licensed clinicians (LMHCs, LMFTs, and LCSWs). PsychMaven's approval with NBCC is approved automatically for continuing education (CE) credit by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, pursuant to the rule 64B4-6.002(1)(e)1. However, PsychMaven is not registered with the systems of CE broker. Therefore, CE hours need to be self-reported by following the instructions found at the bottom of each CE certificate.
*Note for Georgia licensed clinicians (LPCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, and Psychologists).
- For Georgia LPCs/LAPCs, PsychMaven's NBCC approval means the continuing education (CE) hours for this training meet criteria for core hours for continuing education under Georgia Rule 135-9-.01
- For Georgia licensed social workers, PsychMaven's Texas Social Work Board approval means the continuing education (CE) hours for this training meet criteria for core hours for continuing education under Georgia Rule 135-9-.01.(5)(c).
- For Georgia LMFTs/LAMFTs, PsychMaven's NBCC approval means the continuing education (CE) hours for this training meet criteria related hours for continuing education under Georgia Rule 135-9-.01
- For Georgia licensed Psychologists, PsychMaven's NBCC approval means the continuing education (CE) hours for this training meet Area V hours under Georgia rules. Contact the Georgia psychology board if you have questions.
*Note for Ohio licensed counselors. PsychMaven's approval with NBCC is approved automatically for continuing education (CE) credit by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for counselors. However, PsychMaven is not registered with the systems of CE broker. Therefore, CE hours need to be self-reported by following the instructions found at the bottom of each CE certificate.
For the latest on the Continuing Education (CE) Approvals of PsychMaven, as well as guidance on CE requirements for different disciplines, visit us at www.psychmaven.org/ce-approval
For the latest on the the CE Approvals of PsychMaven, as well as guidance on CE requirements for different disciplines, visit us at www.psychmaven.org/ce-approval.
William "Bill" O'Hanlon is a world renowned leader in the fields of brief psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis. Bill is the author of 40 books and has delivered over 3,700 talks around the world, and teaches others how to write and publish their own books and how to become paid public speakers. Bill is the co-founder of the Solution-Oriented Approach, a therapeutic method that focuses on identifying unrealized possibilities while acknowledging emotional and contextual issues. During graduate school, Bill studied with the eccentric and creative psychiatrist Milton Erickson (he was Dr. Erickson's only work/study student), he later became a major teacher/translator of Dr. Erickson's approaches to clinical hypnosis and change. More on Bill can be found at www.billohanlon.org
PreviewWelcome to The Solution-Oriented Approach (11:54)
PreviewOption of the "Teachable App" for course access on iPhone/iPad
PreviewAccessing Course (After Enrollment) & Unlocking Lectures
PreviewAbout "Coaching Calls" and student "board"
Start"Bonus" mini-courses with Bill
StartHow to download course documents
StartHandout_Contrasting Traditional Approaches to Problems with the Solution-Oriented Approach
StartBooks on The Solution-Oriented Approach (5:36)
StartAfrican Violet Queen Story
StartSolution-Oriented Story: Erickson teaches Ma to read (7:00)
StartSolution-Oriented Stories: The horse knows the way (2:42)
StartSolution-Oriented Stories: Erickson helps a boy with bad handwriting (3:04)
StartFinding Resilience or Times of "Bouncing Back" (3:20)
StartFuture Solutions (19:32)
StartFuture Techniques (22:24)
StartAcknowledgment & Seeking New Possibilities (24:47)
StartExample of the Acknowledgment & Possibilities Method (27:26)
StartThe Four Realms of Change (11:09)
StartPost-Test: Module 1 (Part 2)