COUN652 The Child and Adolescent in the Family System
10 cp Prerequisites COUN650 Attachment Organisation and Adaptation or COUN651 Emotional Development and Disturbance Teaching Organisation 2 hours per week for twelve weeks or equivalent
This unit introduces students to family therapy. Considering the issues of children and adolescents in their familial and social context is argued to allow for a more complete understanding of individual presenting concerns. Students will learn to conceptualise client difficulties systemically and formulate case plans utilising this wider frame. Opportunities to practice the key interviewing skills of family therapy will be provided.