SYSTEMIC PRACTICE IN FAMILY THERAPY: CONCEPTS AND ISSUES

FTH4PCI

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will broaden and deepen your knowledge of family therapy and relevant related theoretical concepts in order to improve your assessment skills, and subsequently your planning for intervention. The topics include systemic frameworks, neurophysiology of human development and stress, attachment theory, transgenerational concepts, safety and risk issues, and diversity issues. This subject can be studied online through a mixture of pre-recorded lectures, online forums and/or webinars, guided readings, and case studies. Assessment will include online quizzez, essays and reflective reports. You also have the option of participating in skill development activities on campus at The Bouverie Centre if preferred.

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

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA practical guide to family therapy.RecommendedElliott, R. M. & Welfare, A.IP COMMUNICATIONS, MELBOURNE, 2011.
ReadingsCouple, family & group work: First steps in interpersonal interventionRecommendedCrago, H.OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, BERKSHIRE, 2006.
ReadingsFamily therapy: An overviewRecommendedGoldenberg, H. & Goldenberg, I.BROOKSCOLE, CA, 2008 OR 2013.
ReadingsFamily therapy: Concepts, process & practiceRecommendedCarr, A.JOHN WILEY & SONS, LTD, WEST SUSSEX, 2000.
ReadingsRe-visioning family therapy: race, culture, and gender in clinical practice.RecommendedMcGoldrick, M. & Hardy, K. V. (eds.)GUILFORD PRESS, NY, 2008.
ReadingsThe pragmatics of therapeutic practice.RecommendedGibney, P.PSYCHOZ PUBLICATIONS, MELBOURNE, 2003.

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Distance Education, 2014, Semester 1, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.

Problem Based Learning
One 1.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"One hour per week, in groups of four, online. There will be an occasional web-based seminar or online discussion forum to assist students to understand and apply the concepts being taught and to support and monitor students progress in the EBL activity."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500-work Family work review40
One 3,500-word Structured learning journal60

Distance Education, 2014, Week 20-39, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Proctor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 20 - 39
Six 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 20 - 39
Six 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500-work Family work review40
One 3,500-word Structured learning journal60

Distance Education, 2014, Week 30-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerry Proctor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 51
Six 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 30 - 51
Six 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500-work Family work review40
One 3,500-word Structured learning journal60