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Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy
Nov 28

Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy

Start Date
28 November 2019 8:30 AM
End Date
29 November 2019 3:00 PM

The 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.  

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

This workshop is suitable for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social workers, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and School Counsellors.


Accreditation: 14 CPD



28th-29th November 2019


Registration Closes: 




Early bird: $590.00 (ends 17.10.19)

Standard: $660.00 (from 18.10.19) 

10% discount when 3 or more book and pay at the same time 



Crows Nest Centre

2 Ernest Place

Crows Nest 2065


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Clinical Supervision Services

Clinical Supervision Services (CSS) is an AHPRA approved organisation dedicated to providing excellence in training and clinical supervision supervision.
Contact: Christine Senediak
M: 0478 548 594



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Event Type
Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy
Event Location
Crows Nest Centre
2 Ernest Place
Crows Nest NSW 2065

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