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Unit Title FAMILY WORK SKILLS - only offered in 2017 as part of Graduate Certificate
Unit Code FTH4FWS
Unit Overview This is a skills development subject delivered in block teaching over five days, face-to-face at The Bouverie Centre or other location as negotiated. In this subject you will learn some basic concepts, techniques and skills required for conducting systemic interviews with families. You will acquire skill in deciding who to include in sessions and how to collaborate with a  family to develop a focus for the work. Experiential methods including  role-play, will be used to teach specific techniques for managing family interactions; promoting a sense of safety and respectful engagement, and managing difference and conflict. Attention will be paid to cultural and other forms of diversity.
Semester One
Class Requirements Five day face-to-face training workshop
  • One 2,000-word practice journal (25%)
  • One 10-minute presentation - in-class assessment (equivalent 1,500 words) (25%, hurdle requirement-pass/fail)
  • One supervised role play - in-class assessment (equivalent 500 words) (25%, hurdle requirement-pass/fail)
  • One 2,000-word reflection on learnings frin workshop(25%)
Prerequisite Nil
Credit Points 15


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