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Jun 1

Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy 1-2 June 2021 WORKSHOP FULL

Start Date
1 June 2021 9:00 AM
End Date
2 June 2021 4:00 PM

This workshop covers the core concepts and techniques of family therapy practice, providing an overview of the influence of the major schools of thought on contemporary practice. The emphasis will be on applying theory as systemic practice, through teaching, demonstration, video, role play, case illustrations, group discussion and small group exercises.

The workshop is suitable for: Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Nurses, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Practitioners, School Counsellors and health workers engaged with families in treatment.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding family of origin and multigenerational patterns
  • Working with the influence of family relationships, stories, rules and patterns
  • Use of genograms as a family assessment tool
  • Overview of the models of family therapy- the 'best bits' and how to apply in practice
  • The first family interview for assessment and treatment
  • Systemic formulation and treatment planning
  • Individual vs family therapy - when to do what 
  • Integrating family therapy as an evidence-based practice
  • Maximizing opportunities for change in therapy
  • Trouble shooting in family therapy - working with reluctant clients and challenging presentations.


Accreditation: 14 CPD

Dates: 1-2 June 2021
Times:  9.00am-4.00pm both days



Early bird: $590.00 (ends 20 April 2021)

Standard: $660.00 (from 21 April 2021)

Book early as places are strictly limited. Registration is not confirmed until payment received.





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Federation Conference Centre
23 Mary Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

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