FAMILY WORK INTERVENTIONS

FTH4FWI

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to assist you to extend your knowledge and practice in contemporary family work.  The topics include Advanced Intervention skills with families experiencing trauma and grief and Integrated family work practice relevant to your work context and role.  This subject is offered in a blended learning format including online lectures, panel discussions, audio visual resources, guided reading, online student forum and face to face skills development workshops. Assessment will include a Structured learning journal and a Family work review.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites FTH4PCI

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMastering Competencies in Family TherapyRecommendedGehart, D. 2018Cengage
ReadingsTheory and Treatment Planning in Family TherapyRecommendedGehart, D. 2016Cengage
ReadingsA practical guide to family therapy.RecommendedRhodes, P. & Wallis, A. 2011IP COMMUNICATIONS, MELBOURNE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply advanced interventions skills effectively that integrate systemic theory and practice across a range of specific presenting issues and areas of family work.

Activities:
Workshops on specific areas of family work, online resources, activities and readings.

02. Use advanced intervention skills to respond effectively to issues of grief, loss and trauma impacting families.

Activities:
Workshops on specific areas of family work, online resources, activities and readings.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site 2, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Four 6.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Module 1"

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One Family Work Review (2,500-words)45 01, 02
One Essay (2,500-words)45 01, 02
Minimum of 3 online discussion forum posts (1,500-words total)10 01, 02

Other Site 2, 2019, Week 11-45, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 45
Six 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 11 - 45
Six 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,500-word Family Work Review045 01, 02
One 2,500 word Essay045 01, 02
Minimum of 3 class demonstration of skill010 01, 02