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TWU To Host Family Therapy Seminar


DENTON — Texas Woman's University will host a seminar titled "Functional Family Therapy: Principles and Applications" on Feb. 21 from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the Denton campus. Dr. James F. Alexander, professor of psychology at the University of Utah, will be the featured presenter.

The seminar is design for psychologists, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, social workers, school counselors and others who work with adolescents and substance abuse prevention. Participants completing the seminar will receive six clock hours of continuing education credit that will be accepted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, Texas State Board for Social Work Examiners, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Registration is $10 for Federation of North Texas Area Universities' students and faculty seeking continuing education credit certification. Federation students and faculty not seeking credit certification can attend for free. Registration is $69 through Feb. 7 for persons not affiliated with the federation and $79 after Feb. 7. On-site registration is $89 and seating is available on a first-come basis.

For registration or information, call (940) 898-3408, (800) 250-7808 or visit

Dr. Alexander has been a primary trainer and clinical researcher for functional family therapy for 30 years. He was listed on the most recent Good Housekeeping list of top 100 mental health experts.

The seminar is sponsored by the Federation of North Texas Area Universities, which includes TWU, Texas A&M-Commerce and the University of North Texas.


For Further Information Contact:

Roy Kron
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456