Workshops & Special Events

GSEAP - A Great Place for Professional Education Development and Events

Fairfield University's Graduate School of Education & Allied Professions offers several workshops and special, intensive classes in Counselor Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Technology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology, and Special Education throughout the year. All programs are on campus or at the Fairfield University Bookstore in Fairfield, CT.

To learn more, contact:

Janine Huber, GSEAP Dean's Office
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2140

Please note: If you would like to take a course for graduate course credit, you must be an accepted student or apply for non-matriculated status which allows you to earn up to six credits. Please read our policies for more information.


Friday, May 2, 2014
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Registration starting at 8:30 a.m.

Fairfield University
Oak Room

Person of the Therapist Workshop

gseap_aponteSpeakers: Drs. Harry Aponte and Marlene Watson

Presented by Fairfield Univerisity's Marriage and Family Therapy Department in partnership with Fairfield Child and Family Guidance Center

gseap_watsonJoin us for a 6-gseap_watsonhour workshop led by renowned clinicians and authors Drs. Harry Aponte agseap_watsonnd Marlene Watson. Dr. Aponte is known for his work in Structural Family Therapy, in collaboration with Salvador Minuchin at the Philadelphia Child Guidance center. Dr. Aponte has a private practice in Philadelphia. He also is a clinical associate professor in Drexel University's Couple & Family Therapy Department. Marlene F. Watson, Ph.D. is associate professor and the former Department Chair in Couple and Family Therapy at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is the author of the e-book, Facing the Black Shadow, and a licensed couple and family therapist. Dr. Watson is the 2004-2005 recipient of the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship.

The workshop will focus on the use of self, and training process for maximizing the effectiveness of the use of self in therapy. The presentation will also offer guidelines for supervising therapists on the use of their own person in their work as well as the importance of race as a critical component in therapy and supervision.

Register now:

$65 Early registration (up to April 29, 2014)
$80 Late registration (after April 29, 2014 and up to the day of the workshop)

$45 for student