Family Assessments 10 – CPD hours

This online module aims to provide participants with the knowledge required to conduct an initial family therapy interview, a thorough understanding of how to develop a systemic case formulation and when to work with individuals versus whole families. It considers child, adolescent and adult mental health practice.

This module consists of 5 self-paced sections and includes video demonstration, practical examples, reflective tasks, readings and a short quiz. 

The course is suitable for health and welfare professional who currently or intend to work with families. It is anticipated that the module will take 8-10 Hours.10 – CPD hours

Cost of Course: $110

Successful completion of this E-Learning Course earns 10 ACMHN continuing professional education (CPE) points. 

This course is accredited by The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) and The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).       


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To develop knowledge of how to structure the first family therapy interview and to gather relevant information  for a biopsychosocial assessment

  • To identify the family’s needs and resources available 
  • To know how to undertake a systemic case formulation
  • To identify strengths and resources of the family and identify predisposing, precipitating and maintaining factors of the presenting problem that can lead to a clear case formulation
  • To develop an understanding of when to work with individuals versus whole families 
  • To know how to assess families in child, adolescent and adult mental health practice
  • To be able to use the comprehensive family assessment to develop a treatment plan