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Family Systems Therapy and Family Structure – April 12th – CALFST20190412

Friday April 12, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

$290 – $330


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This one-day workshop aims to provide a theoretical foundation of knowledge & skills in family systems therapy & family structure to understand how the dynamics within these systems interact and influence each other.

It covers the theoretical frameworks that encompass a family unit, the dynamics, structures, composition, communication, scripted roles, culture, values & beliefs that dissipate, hinder or bind the family system together.


  • Theoretical frameworks
    • Structural Family therapy
    • General systems theory
    • Social learning theory
    • Attachment theory
    • Ecological systems theory
    • Intergenerational/Transgenerational theory
    • Experiential family therapy
    • Strategic family therapy
  • Practical models
    • Trauma informed care & practice
    • Collaborative practice
    • Evidence-based work
    • Strengths-based practice
    • Solution-focused approach
    • Holistic approach
    • Therapeutic intervention
    • Culturally sensitive
    • Family sensitive practice approach
  • Applying models of theory to practical application
  • Counseling techniques for non-counselors
    • Engaging clients in the change process
  • Assessment models
    • Genogram
    • Bio-eco map
  • Supervision, critical thinking, reflective practice, stress management & self-care for practitioners


Learning outcomes

An understanding of:

  • The theoretical frameworks that underpin family intervention work
  • How to integrate these theories into practice
  • The various models of practice and how to embed into various work context
  • Developing skills and strategies in counseling techniques for non-counselors
  • The stages of change and how families might get stuck in some of the stages and how to support this transition towards meaningful sustainable change
  • Various assessment tools that can enhance practice
  • Ensuring practitioners participate in supervision, critical thinking and reflective practice
  • Develop stress management & self-care skills

Coffee/tea facilities available

Lunch provided

If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or training@cfecfw.asn.au.

Registration: To ensure your spot in this session, please enrol above.

Cancellation policy

We will issue a full refund if we cancel the course or reschedule the course.

Participants who withdraw more than 15 days before course commencement will receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 14 days prior to the agreed start date, we will be unable to issue a refund.

Course and name transfers may be made if vacancies exist.

If there are extenuating circumstances for your cancellation, please apply in writing, attaching any relevant documentation, such as a medical certificate. Application for special consideration does not guarantee a refund.




Friday April 12
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
$290 – $330
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Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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03 5440 1100

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