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CSAT Module 2 | Glendale, AZ

1/30/2019 to 2/3/2019
When: January 30th - February 3rd, 2019
Where: The Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center
15249 North 59th Avenue
Glendale, Arizona  85306
United States
Presenter: Dr. Stefanie Carnes and Dr. Kevin Skinner
Contact: IITAP Staff

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Gentle Path at the Meadows
2075 North Vulture Mine Rd | Wickenburg, AZ 85390 | (928) 668-1999 |

"Facing Heartbreak"

The second module of the CSAT training series focuses on the impact and treatment of sex addiction within the family.  Examining and coping the impact of discovery, preparing for and facilitating disclosure both with the partner and family/children, and ethical considerations will be discussed in great detail.  Participants will also learn to integrate Facing Heartbreak, a task-based workbook for partners; the Partner Sexuality Survey (PSS), and the Inventory for Partner Attachment, Stress, & Trauma (IPAST) into treatment planning. 

Mental Health Practitioners for example; Licensed Social Workers (LSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Psychologists,  Psychiatrist,  Medical Doctors (MD), Certified Addiction Counselor
 Module 2 Intermediate

Dr. Stefanie Carnes and Dr. Kevin Skinner

8:30 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday thru Saturday (Lunch included)  –  Sunday  8:00 am – 12:00 pm (No lunch included)

8:30 am-10:00 am Class/ 10:00 am-10:15 am Break 
12:00 pm-12:30 pm lunch/ 12:30 pm-3:00 pm Class/
3:00 pm-3:15 pm Break/ 3:15 pm-5:00 pm Class/
Lunch provided Wednesday - Saturday

$1300.00 USD* - Early Bird Registration Fees End on January 14th, 2019

$1400.00 USD* - Standard Registration Fees Start on January 15th, 2019

The Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center
15249 North 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85306

To make your hotel accommodations, please call The Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center at 602-978-7987 and mention IITAP Module 1 Training to receive the group rate. (Room Rates:  $89.00 Queen / $99.00 King plus applicable taxes)

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX)

For a full refund, a written cancellation notice must be received by IITAP no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled event. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the scheduled event will be refunded less a $300 cancellation fee. No refund will be given as of the first day of the scheduled event. Allow 6 weeks for refund.


30 CE Hours
 IITAP is a continuing education (CE) provider for the:

  • National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors - NAADAC #92253
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists - CAMFT #135430
  • New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0224.
  • New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists.#MFT-0031.
  • New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.#MHC-0060
  • IITAP has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6251. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  IITAP is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


UNTIL 01/14/19

STARTING 01/15/19

 Buy Modules 2, 3, & 4

10% Discount Registration 

 $3510.00 $3510.00
 Buy Modules 2 & 3

5% Discount Registration 

$2470.00 $2470.00
 Buy Module 2

Standard Registration



 Module 2 - Payment Plan   Deposit $300 + 4 monthly payments/$250

Learning Objective

Upon completion of CSAT Module 2, candidates will be able to:

1)        Describe the impact of sex addiction on the partner using the Inventory for Partner Attachment, Sex and Trauma assessment.

2)        Explain the impact of sex addiction on partner sexuality using the Partner Sexuality Survey.

3)        Be able to apply the Trauma Model for partners of sex addicts and understand why it’s preferable to using older models.

4)        Apply experiential exercise of role plays to increase awareness of client affect and experience.

5)        Discuss differences between Discovery and Disclosure and understand the damage caused by the staggered disclosure process.

6)        List and define the stages of recovery for the partner.

7)        Learn strategies to develop a therapeutic alliance with a partner who is struggling with betrayal trauma.

8)        Learn and practice a structured format to facilitate disclosures of infidelity secrets by the addict to the partner in early recovery to promote honesty and work towards healing in a relationship.

9)        Learn to apply and define specific strategies in the disclosure process to create safety for both parties and protect the partner from further trauma.

10)     Learn contraindications for disclosure in couples struggling with sexually compulsive behavior.

11)     Learn and discuss strategies for disclosure when problems arise and how to navigate these challenges.

12)     Discuss and analyze research on disclosure to partners.

13)     Discuss the far-reaching psychological impact sexually compulsive behavior can have on children and some strategies to protect them from trauma.

14)     Discuss and analyze research on disclosure to children and apply to clinical scenarios.

15)     Discuss the structure of addictive family systems in the context of systems theory.

16)     Learn how to teach addicts and partners to Identify and evaluate boundaries for themselves and also for the coupleship in the treatment process

17)     Learn about complex trauma and be able to apply treatment protocols for partners who struggle with both betrayal trauma and complex trauma.

18)     Learn how to provide addicts with information about how to respond to betrayal trauma in a sensitive manner, in order to support the relationship.

19)     Learn the collaborative model for couples’ therapy with sex addiction and learn how important the chronology of treatment is for couples’ therapy with couples struggling with compulsive sexual behavior.

20)     Learn and practice interventions for healing wounded couples post betrayal, such as the emotional impact letter and the emotional restitution letter.

21)     Learn guidelines for intervening with other extended family members, such as children, adult children, parents, siblings and other close family members.

22)     Learn guidelines and strategies to use when facilitating group therapy with betrayed partners.

23)     Learn about the 12 step support groups for partners (S-anon, COSA, POSA) their models and when/ if a referral into these group would be helpful.

24)     Learn skills on intervening and confronting clients on inappropriate boundaries

25)     Explain guidelines and goals of therapeutic separation for couples.

26)     Learn and discuss the theory of Karpman’s Triangle in the context of addicts and partners.

27)     Apply knowledge of the Karpman’s Triangle as an experiential intervention to use with distress couples.

28)     Apply knowledge of treatment planning to the addict and partner using case examples.

29)     Discuss ethical issues in family and couple therapy, especially around secrets and the therapist’s role (individual vs couples’ therapist) and defining the parameters of confidentiality.

30)     Demonstrate model of ethical decision making and practicing solving ethical dilemma scenarios using this model.


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