INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY THERAPY THEORY B

FTH4IFB

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will acquire a working knowledge of theoretical and practical frameworks relevant to working with families. This will include familiarity with basic concepts from major family therapy models, as well as an integration of knowledges about grief, trauma, illness and developmental history. Students will incorporate critical reflection about the impact of their own and their clients' cultural identity and context with the above learnings to evaluate the most appropriate and ethical approaches to families as they present in the student's particular work context.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites FTH4IFA and FTH4WSA

Co-requisites FTH4WSB. Must be enrolled in HCFT - Graduate Certificate in Family Therapy.

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFamily therapy: a constructive frameworkRecommendedLowe, R 2004SAGE PUBLICATIONS, LONDON.
ReadingsThe history and principles of family therapyRecommendedGoding, G 1992VAFT PUBLICATIONS, MELBOURNE.

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Other Site 2, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"OR six hours face-to-face block teaching and 33 hours online participation"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word equivalent per person team report or web presentation30
one 3,000-word essay70

Other Site 2, 2014, Week 07-15, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Proctor

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 07 - 15
Six 6.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word equivalent per person team report or web presentation30
one 3,000-word essay70

Other Site 2, 2014, Week 10-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Proctor

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 25
Six 6.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word equivalent per person team report or web presentation30
one 3,000-word essay70

Other Site 2, 2014, Week 30-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Proctor

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 30 - 51
Six 6.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word equivalent per person team report or web presentation30
one 3,000-word essay70

Other Site 2, 2014, Week 36-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Proctor

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 36 - 13
Six 6.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word equivalent per person team report or web presentation30
one 3,000-word essay70

Other Site 2, 2014, Week 45-14, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Proctor

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 45 - 14
Six 6.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word equivalent per person team report or web presentation30
one 3,000-word essay70