FAMILY WORK SKILLS

FTH4FWS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is a skills development subject delivered  via  5  live streamed online workshops.. In this subject you will learn concepts, techniques and skills required for conducting systemic interviews with families. You will acquire skill in deciding who to include in sessions and how to collaborate with a family to develop a focus for the work. Experiential methods including, role-play, will be used to teach specific techniques for managing family interactions; promoting a sense of safety and respectful engagement and managing difference and conflict. Attention will be paid to cultural and other forms of diversity. 

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Socioculturally attuned family therapy: guidelines for equitable theory and practice.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMcDowell, T., Knudson-Martin, J. & Bermudez, M.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherNew York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

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A practical guide to family therapy: structured guidelines and key skills.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorRhodes, P. & Wallis, A.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherIP COMMUNICATIONS, MELBOURNE.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Articulate and apply key family therapy concepts and skills effective in family work practice
02. Make theoretically informed decisions about who to include in family sessions and when
03. Collaborate with families to develop an agenda and focus for family work
04. Facilitate safe, respectful, family sensitive family intervention
05. Effectively manage family interactions including managing difference and conflict
06. Apply awareness and knowledge of diversity issues to family practice

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 3.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Six 2.00 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 0 - 0
Four 3.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10-minute individual oral presentation. (equiv. to 500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1

One 2,000-word reflection on learnings from workshop.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Practice journal (equiv to 2,000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Supervised 15 minute role-play demonstration (equiv to 1000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Four 3.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Six 2.00 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Four 3.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10-minute individual oral presentation. (equiv. to 500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1

One 2,000-word reflection on learnings from workshop.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Practice journal (equiv to 2,000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Supervised 15 minute role-play demonstration (equiv to 1000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Four 3.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Six 2.00 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Four 3.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10-minute individual oral presentation. (equiv. to 500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1

One 2,000-word reflection on learnings from workshop.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Practice journal (equiv to 2,000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Supervised 15 minute role-play demonstration (equiv to 1000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Four 3.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Six 2.00 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Four 3.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 10-minute individual oral presentation. (equiv. to 500 words)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo10 SILO1

One 2,000-word reflection on learnings from workshop.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Practice journal (equiv to 2,000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Supervised 15 minute role-play demonstration (equiv to 1000 words).

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6