SYSTEMIC PRACTICE IN FAMILY THERAPY: CONCEPTS AND ISSUES

FTH4PCI

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will broaden and deepen your knowledge of contemporary family therapy and relevant theoretical concepts in order to enhance your conceptualization of family difficulties and planning for intervention. The topics include foundational family therapy frameworks, theories of change, diversity and other practice issues. This subject is offered via online self-directed reading and activities, and 4 live streamed online development workshops. Assessment will include a structured learning journal and a family work review.

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

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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Theory and Treatment Planning in Family Therapy

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorGehart, D.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage

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Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorGehart, D.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

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. Analyse, synthesise and review, systemic theories, associated frameworks and a range of interaction skills and techniques to inform family work practice.
02. Critically evaluate responses to individuals and groups from a diverse range of perspectives, backgrounds and needs to determine effective practice.
03. Conduct a collaborative systemic assessment to clarify the nature and focus of intervention

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.
Self directed On-Line Learning

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Family work review (1,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part A  1-3 (3 x 500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part B (1500 words) Part B focuses on theoretical content from Weeks 5-8 Assessed by rubric. Entries 4- 6 3 x 500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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.
Self directed On-Line Learning

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*

Family work review (1,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part A  1-3 (3 x 500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part B (1500 words) Part B focuses on theoretical content from Weeks 5-8 Assessed by rubric. Entries 4- 6 3 x 500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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.
Self directed On-Line Learning

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*

Family work review (1,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part A  1-3 (3 x 500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part B (1500 words) Part B focuses on theoretical content from Weeks 5-8 Assessed by rubric. Entries 4- 6 3 x 500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

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.
Self directed On-Line Learning

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*

Family work review (1,500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part A  1-3 (3 x 500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Structured learning journal. Part B (1500 words) Part B focuses on theoretical content from Weeks 5-8 Assessed by rubric. Entries 4- 6 3 x 500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3