FAMILY WORK SKILLS

FTH4FWS

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is a skills development subject delivered in block teaching over five days, face-to-face at The Bouverie Centre or other location as negotiated. 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

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Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

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

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRhodes, P. & Wallis, A.

Year2011

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PublisherIP COMMUNICATIONS, MELBOURNE.

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Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGehart, D.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage

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Theory and Treatment Planning in Family Therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGehart, D.

Year2016

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PublisherCengage

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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), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 35.00 h collaborative based learning per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminars and Enquiry Based Learning classes in one block equivalent to 35 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 10-minute group demonstration. (equiv. to 500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
One 2,000-word reflection on learnings from workshop.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Practice journal (equiv to 2,000 words).N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Supervised role-play (equiv to 1000 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 0 - 0
One 35.00 h collaborative based learning per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Seminars and Enquiry Based Learning classes in one block equivalent to 35 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 10-minute group demonstration. (equiv. to 500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
One 2,000-word reflection on learnings from workshop.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Practice journal (equiv to 2,000 words).N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Supervised role-play (equiv to 1000 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6