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Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy 2-3 December 2024 (Singapore)
Dec 02

Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy 2-3 December 2024 (Singapore)

by Clinical Supervision Services
Start Date
02-Dec-2024 9:00 am
End Date
03-Dec-2024 4:30 pm
(UTC+08:00) Singapore

Registrations Close
4 November 2024 12:00 AM

Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy

BOOK EARLY AND SAVE! Early Bird Fee applies until 15 August 2024

Early Bird Fee: $680.00 AUD - payments received by 15 August 2024

Standard Fee: $750.00 AUD - payments received from 16 August 2024

Contact us to discuss organisational bookings - we offer 10% discount for groups of 3 or more booking at the same time.



This 2-day practical skills-based workshop covers the core concepts and techniques of family therapy practice across the lifespan. You will learn key skills in family work in addition to family therapy concepts and systemic thinking. The emphasis will be on applying contemporary theory as systemic practice, through teaching, demonstration, video and case vignettes, group discussion and small group exercises. Day One provides and an overview of the major schools of family therapy and their influences on contemporary practice. Key concepts including using genograms, assessment tools and the use of systemic hypothesising in assessment will be discussed with opportunities to apply these skills in practice via video and practical activities. Day Two will provide opportunities to develop questioning and intervention skills. Conducted face to face in Singapore.

Suitable for: Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Family Case Managers, Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Practitioners, School Counsellors and health workers engaged with families in treatment.

  • 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.


Participants are required to attend both days and will receive a certificate of attendance for 14 hours of training.



PRESENTER: Christine Senediak

Christine Senediak is a Board Approved supervisor trainer with 40 years clinical experience and over 35 years experience as a supervisor and educator. She supervises widely providing individual, peer, group and organisational supervision to psychiatrists, psychologists and other health clinicians working in child, adolescent and family services, schools, adult mental health, drug health, gambling, sexual assault, cross cultural and trauma services. She divides her time between education, clinical work and supervision. Christine has trained as a systemic family therapist, which influences her approach to clinical supervision where the wider context is considered in understanding the development and maintenance of problems in clinical practice. She employs a reflective practice approach to supervision enhancing self awareness of relational issues between therapist, client and systems. Christine incorporates elements of systemic, cognitive behavioural, mindfulness and person centred therapies in supervision and training.

Event Location
ACC EduHub
51 Cuppage Road
Singapore 229469

Monday 2nd Dec 2024 - Tuesday 3rd Dec 2024
Competency-Based Supervision 2-3 December 2024 (Singapore) Singapore
This interactive workshop provides participants with a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of effective clinical supervision. You will learn how to set up and conduct effective and supportive supervision, learn how to give feedback and evaluate supervision incorporating best practice standards and reflective practice. Participants will benefit from the opportunity to discuss case scenarios reviewing ethical challenges and how to manage, support and promote supervisee self-care ...