Family Therapist Position
The Bouverie Centre, La Trobe University is seeking an experienced individual to join our team as a Family Therapist! The position is designed to promote wellbeing and effective treatment for families (adults and children) where family members have experienced mental illness and/or difficulties related to AOD misuse, including relational trauma. Key aspects of this position include:
- direct clinical work with clients
- participation in clinical research projects and
- development models of practice and clinical skills to build capacity within the mental health and allied […]
The 7th Conference of Asian Academy of Family Therapy (Online)
“Family Therapy in Dynamic Asia”
Oct. 22 (Fri) ~ 24 (Sun), 2021
You are invited to participate in the 7th Asian Academy of Family Therapy (AAFT) Annual Online Conference. The 2021 AAFT Online Conference from October 22 to 24, focuses on Family Therapy in Dynamic Asia. International researchers and practitioners will come together to share recent work and to discuss how our collective efforts will transform the future of […]
Dear enthusiastic family therapist,
We are so glad you are reading the Bulletin but would love you to be even more involved. Your state, territory or regional representative works hard to organize on-line PD but would appreciate your support to do more.
We aim to offer our members face to face events which would allow you to meet other family therapists in your region, share a drink or a meal and support each other.
Some state representatives have organized peer supervision and article discussion groups while others have focused on gatherings to introduce people who share a a similar view.
It’s a […]
ANZJFT Journal Award
The ANZJFT Journal Award was established in 1994, and is presented at the Annual AAFT conference to an individual or group who has made a distinguished contribution to Family Therapy in Australia. An honour roll of all previous recipients is on the ANZJFT website.
The award was not chosen in 2020 due to COVID 19. The 2019 recipient was Elisabeth Shaw, currently CEO of Relationships Australia NSW, for her […]
One-Week Intensive Training Course (Level 2) in Family and Relationship Therapy
19-23 April 2021 (9.00am – 5.00pm) (WST)
This Level II course is intended for practitioners of Family and Relationship Therapy who already have basic training in Systems Theory and its application. The course will focus on how to use ‘Systems’ knowledge to plan Therapeutic Strategies, what to do after the Assessment, implementing different Therapeutic Models, using your Therapeutic Skills and Handicaps, and how you can make better use of your personal attributes as a therapist.
Throughout the week, you […]
28 June – 2 July 2021 (9.00am – 5.00pm) (Australian Western Standard Time)
This Level I Intensive Training Course in Family & Relationship Therapy provides an introduction to Systems Theory and its application to therapy with families and couples. A major part of the course will focus on thorough assessment, development of therapeutic hypotheses and formulation of goals in therapy.
Throughout the week, you will explore your role as a therapist, make use of role plays and simulations, review video tapes of interviews and work with/observe ‘live’ […]
We have developed and will be offering a number of new courses responding to the changing needs of families, communities and services, especially in the space of relational and attachment trauma, family violence and mental health. You will also find our signature courses on the calendar.
These courses will be offered in a range of formats – from self-paced online training to companion implementation focused training and live stream online training. All this to allow you […]