Course Overview

Welcome to the FPE course on Genograms and Ecomaps.  This course consists of a video and an accompanying quiz.  By watching the video, and taking the corresponding quiz, you'll be learning modern technique and showing us your mastery of the topic.  

This course will be updated in the near future to address current accessibility standards. If you are unable to access the content in this section, please contact the imp support team for assistance.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (1.0), MCBAP-S (0.0), Mi-CEC (0.0), Nursing (0.0)

Topics Covered

Defining Genograms and Ecomaps.

This course has been designed as an introduction to genograms and ecomaps within the framework of Family Psychoeducation. 

Creating Genograms and Ecomaps.

The course experts will discuss the evidence-based best practices for creating the genograms and ecomaps including examples and best cases for implementing this practice. 

How to Communicate Genograms and Ecomaps.

Communicating how to help your clients is one of the most important skills needed within the Family Psychoeducation framework. This course provides examples and best practices for communicating this practice to the larger support community. 

Additional Considerations

These visual diagrams facilitate a client-directed, goal-oriented path to help in their recovery.

Course Objectives

  • Understand why Genograms and Ecomaps are so important in this discipline.
  • Create a useful Genogram and Ecomap
  • Clearly communicate this to families and clients

What People Are Saying

The course gave me a better understanding of the difficulties consumers endure concerning the stigma and prejudice of dealing with a mental illness.

- Rick L.