This one-day workshop is aimed at practitioners who work with children, young people, adults, couples, families, and/or organisations supporting clients with emotional, relational, social and/or mental health issues. This workshop will introduce participants to Systemic Family Therapy as a framework for practice that is helpful for individuals of all ages as well as couples and families, and ways of working that broaden our understanding of the “client’s problem” and provide practical skills for intervening to help our clients with the challenges they are facing. This workshop will be interactive, experiential and self-reflective in order to enhance participant learning.
This workshop will cover:
What is Family Therapy? And how does it fit within the broader community of Psychotherapies?
What are the different types of Family Therapy?
Contemporary practice in Family Therapy including Integration with other Psychotherapies
The evidence base for Family Therapy
How does Family Therapy help achieve change in the lives of those we work with?
How to engage clients in therapy...and how to engage with clients when there is more than one person/family member in the room
Key foundational concepts/language in Family Therapy relevant to practice
Guidelines for conducting the assessment session and using assessment as an intervention
Essential micro-skills for assessment and intervention