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Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy
Oct 22

Working with Families: Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy

Start Date
22 October 2020 8:30 AM
End Date
23 October 2020 4:30 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


Accreditation: 14 CPD



22-23 October 2020


Registration Closes: 

15 October 2020



Early bird: $590.00 (ends 10.09.2020)

Standard: $660.00 (from 11.09.2020)

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



Federation Conference Centre

22-23 Mary St

Surry Hills 2010 NSW


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



Event Type
Fundamentals of Systemic Family Therapy
Event Location
Federation Conference Centre (near Central Station)
22-23 Mary St
Surry Hills NSW 2010

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