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Argosy University, Seattle and Montlake Institute Partners to Offer

Continuing Education Workshop for Health Practitioners

SEATTLE, WA (Jan. 26, 2013) -- Argosy University, Seattle and the Montlake Institute are pleased to present a continuing education workshop for health practitioners on Friday, March 1, 2013, from 9:30 am – 4 pm. The event will take place at the Wright Auditorium at Seattle Children’s Hospital, located at 4800 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98105.

At the event, John S. Rolland MD, a world-renowned authority on family systems, illness and disability, will present a four and-a-half hour continuing education workshop entitled "Mastering Family Challenges with Illness and Disability: An Integrative Model.” The event is open to psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, child and family therapists, nurses, physicians and child development specialists. Attendees to the workshop will receive four and a half continuing education units from Argosy University, Seattle (please note that this course workshop is noncredit bearing and does not transfer into any program offered at Argosy University, Seattle).The cost of the program is $100.

Serious illness and disability can have a devastating impact for individuals, couples, and families.  Dr Rolland’s Family Systems-Illness Model provides a psychosocial map for affected persons and their loved ones to navigate the changing landscape in the experience of illness over time.  His innovative approach integrates the psychosocial demands of various types and phases of illness with family and individual life cycle challenges, multigenerational legacies, and beliefs.  This model is useful for a broad spectrum of health conditions, healthcare professional disciplines, and clinical settings.

In addition to this workshop, those interested can attend the Grand Rounds with Dr. Rolland. There is no cost to attend the Grand Rounds and completing them earns the attendee one and one half continuing education hours from the University of Washington.

To register for the workshop and to follow the Grand Rounds, go to or contact Dr. Pam Dell Fitzgerald at or (206) 283-4500.

About Argosy University
Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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