FAMILY THERAPY: WORKER SELF ANALYSIS AND INTEGRATION

FTH4TSI

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore your resources and constraints in work with families as a means to further enhance practice. You will reflect on the influence of your family of origin, culture, life experience, professional history and other contextual influences including your current work place and role. You will deepen your knowledge of relevant theoretical frameworks that are useful for conceptualising and appraising the relationship between your own self-factors/ context with your interactions with families. A focus on worker self-care will be incorporated in this learning. This subject will be offered in a blended learning format including online readings and resources and attendance at four one day workshops at The Bouverie Centre.

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

PrerequisitesFTH4PCI

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

Readings

A practical guide to family therapy.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRhodes, P. & Wallis, A.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherIP COMMUNICATIONS, MELBOURNE

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Theory and Treatment Planning in Family Therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGehart, D.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage Learning

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Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGehart, D.

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage Learning

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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 how family of origin, family of creation and cultural identity influence values, interpersonal style and capacities in practice with families.
02. Analyse how wider contextual factors such as professional identity and membership, and work context, influence practice with families.
03. Integrate findings from analyses of personal and professional contexts with family therapy and other relevant theoretical frameworks to inform analysis and decisions making about the direction and method of change required in interpersonal style and capacities.
04. Integrate theoretical frameworks with knowledge about personal and professional capacities to formulate a self-care plan.
05. Integrate awareness of professional ethics into considerations for improved family work 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

Problem Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
Six 2.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case reflection (2,500- words equivalent) Report based on the class presentation integrating reflections on in class feedback (from teacher and students)

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 40-minute presentation (2,000-words equivalent) Clinical case presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three online discussion forum posts (1,500-words total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 30 - 42
Six 2.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Four 6.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Family work review (equivalent 2,500- words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 40-minute presentation (equiv to 2,000 words).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Minimum of 3 class demonstration of skills

N/APractical demonstrationIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Brunswick (Bouverie), 2021, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorColleen Cousins

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 27 - 52
Six 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 27 - 52
Six 3.00 h problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case reflection (2,500- words equivalent) Report based on the class presentation integrating reflections on in class feedback (from teacher and students)

N/AReportIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 40-minute presentation (2,000-words equivalent) Clinical case presentation

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Three online discussion forum posts (1,500-words total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5