Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami
Helping at-risk children and
adolescents and their families
through the model evidence based programs
Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT)
Family Effectiveness Training (FET)
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1221 Brickell Avenue,
9th Floor, Miami, FL 33131
Toll Free: (888) 527 -3828

FAX: (786) 953-8404

BSFT Overview Workshops - Big Success in Maryland and Raleigh
Olga Hervis and Silvia Kaminsky conducting the workshop in Raleigh last November. Stay tuned for another one coming up in North Carolina again Spring, 2015!
Last Updated on:: 04 / 21 / 2015

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Brief Strategic Family Therapy Training (BSFT)

Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®) and Family Effectiveness Training (FET) are the cornerstone training programs offered by the Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami. FTTIM takes great pride in providing certification training in these award-winning evidence based practices co-developed by our Director, Olga Hervis. Our goal is to maximize the effectiveness of treatment of troubled children and adolescents by all relevant community, social service, and mental health care givers. To that end we hope you will find our website informative and user-friendly.  

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"I really love the model and I have seen the change that it can promote in the lives of families.  I feel like my therapy ship finally has a rudder!" -L. Murphy, Easter Seals 2014

"I am very blessed to have had the opportunity to be trained in BSFT. I truly believe I am a better Social Worker for my BSFT skills" -Stefanie W., Mid Erie 2015

"Olga, I am filled with gratitude…for all your guidance and teaching.  And thank you for the energy you gave my teams...I have received calls and emails about how refreshed [the clinicians] felt after the Booster workshop. You really leave an impact, and I am very grateful for all you give" -D. M., Michigan

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Applying BSFT, an Evidenced-Based Practice to Working with LBGTQ
  FTTIM\'s Deputy Director, Silvia Kaminsky, had the distinct honor of presenting at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Minority Fellowship Program\'s (MFP) 2015 Winter Training Institute on February 6th in Arlington, Virginia. AAMFT has created the MFP to support the training of practitioners or practitioner-researchers in culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services, treatment and prevention, as well as to expand the delivery of services by these practitioners to underserved minority populations. Thi
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