These SFP training workshops will occur after Dr. Kumpfer’s Vienna Study Abroad Program for the University of Utah. Twenty-four student coming this year to study Evidence-based Family Strengthening course (based on Dr. Kumpfer’s new Academic Press Book and also a Positive Psychology and Resilience course. Dr. Kumpfer teaches these courses every summer at the Austro-Amerika Institute for Education that also includes excursions to Prague, Budapest, Ljubljana and Lake Bled, Slovenia as well as Klagenfurt and Bad Ausee, Austria.
See some of the gals at the Vienna State Opera House from last year. Dr. Dee Hill-Mey (middle in red) finished her Ph.D. in Health Promotion and Education last May with Dr. Kumpfer as chair. However, she also was a co-instructor in the Positive Psychology, Health and Resilience courses in Vienna. She is now Director of the Wellness Clinic at IHC Park City Hospital. She brought information on wellness and positive health approaches to the course. Dr. Sandra Smeeding from VA in San Francisco will teach these modules this year. Dr. Catia Magalhaes from Portugal will co-teach part of the EBP Family Strengthening Interventions this year as she has for several years.