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 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.

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

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

A practical guide to family therapy.

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

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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

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Six 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Self directed On-Line Learning

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Four 6.00 h workshop per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Family work review (1,500-words)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Structured learning journal (3,500-words)N/AN/AN/ANo65 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Three online discussion forum posts (1,500-word total)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2021, Week 11-45, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 11 - 45
Six 3.00 h lecture per study period from week 11 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 11 - 45
Six 3.00 h problem based learning per study period from week 11 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Family work review (1,500-words)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Structured learning journal (3,500-words)N/AN/AN/ANo65 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Three class demonstration of skillsN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3