Course: Theories and Methods of Family Therapy: Foundation of the Field
8:30 am-6:30 pm
This course introduces the major theories and central concepts that formed the beginning foundations of family therapy. The course will focus on the historical development of systemic family therapy and introduce the following models of family therapy: Bowenian, Contextual, Structural, Strategic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Experiential.
A comparative analysis of the various models will assist students in placing the various family therapy tools into an integrated framework. This is an interactive course that uses a variety of teaching and learning processes, including exercises and discussion, in order to effectively translate theories into practical methods for contemporary family therapists. Participants should anticipate that many discussions and interactive methods will require reflection on personal experience.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Who should attend
Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Pastors, Marriage and Family Therapists, etc.
For registration, please see: University of Guelph (Open Ed)