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September 2018

NOTICE OF 37th AGM – SYDNEY, OCTOBER 2018

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Notice 37th Annual General Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

  • To be held at:
  • Aerial UTS Function Centre, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
  • ROOM: Function Centre
  • Thursday, October 11th, 2018 – TIME: 5.00pm-5.30pm

Notice of Business:

CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS MEETING

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD 36th AGM MINUTES

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORM

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PROXY FORM

Nominations close on Friday, 30th of September, 2018
however nominations will be accepted from the floor.

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August 2018

POSITION VACANT: Family Practitioner

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OZChild –  Family Practitioner

Work in a program designed to reduce the number of children and young people entering or remaining in out-of-home care

OzChild have established 4 Functional Family Therapy Child Welfare (FFT-CW) Programs which will be delivered in Melbourne, Canberra, Seymour/Shepparton and Newcastle

Join the team! Apply today by visiting our website http://ozchildcareers.org.au/Vacancies/ or call Paul on 03 9695 2243

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Book Review | Marriage is for Grown Ups

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Noel Giblett is a Clinical Social Worker with 30 years as a relationship counsellor and 40 years of Marriage. His book titled ‘Marriage is for Grown Ups’ is for those Relationships and Marriages that are strongly committed and into enriching their relationships. Noel has provided the reader with a mix of his professional experience with personal insights and wisdom. There are some very interesting chapter titles such as ‘Men are from Earth, Women are from Earth,’ a play on ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’.

The title of the book portrays Marriage as two people who are equal and bring with them their perfections and imperfections. At the same time, he recognises gender differences as in the chapter on ‘Sex and other mysteries’ (another great title). Noel also brings a systemic and developmental perspective as he includes the change in the relationship with the birth of children, teenage years and extended family that all influence and impact the marital journey. It is an excellent self-help book and the reflecting questions at the end of chapters may be beneficial for professionals to utilise in their practice.

Anne Holloway |State Representative WA AAFT
Clinical Social Worker | Relationship and Family Therapist
Clinical Member of AAFT (Australian Association of Family Therapy)

The book is $25. EFT Details: NR Giblett BSB 306 050 Account 065253-3
http://noelgiblett.com.au/book-marriage-is-for-grown-ups/

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Maurizio Andolf: “Anorexia, Bulimia & Obesity: Understanding the Body Language of Problematic Adolescents”

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ONE-DAY WORKSHOP (20 October 2018)

The William Street Family Therapy Centre is proud to offer this one-day Workshop by a world-famous Master Family Therapist & Master Teacher:

In this workshop, Maurizio Andolfi will demonstrate how to use a multigenerational-systemic approach in treating severe eating disorders in adolescents. Instead of focusing on food issues and correcting wrong eating habits, Andolfi’s approach aims to understand the body language of frail adolescents. They generally present with a distorted self-image, low self-esteem and fear of the outside world. At the same time, their dysfunctional and self-destructive behaviour can be seen as a form of extreme adolescent rebelliousness and an exasperated search for love and care.

Family therapy is the best treatment modality to restore positive connections and harmony within distressed families and to help problematic adolescents grow without fear of emotional refusal inside and outside the home and of peer group exclusion. Inviting the family of origin allows us to work on long term traumas and losses, and inviting adolescent friends in special session increases peer support. This is a workshop not to be missed!!

Date:
Time:
Saturday 20 October 2018
9.30am – 4.30pm

DOWNLOAD MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORM HERE

544 WILLIAM STREET MOUNT LAWLEY WA 6050
Tel: 08 9227 8038 Fax: 08 9227 8938 Email:
info@wsftc.com.au Web: www.wsftc.com.au

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One-Week Intensive Training Course (Level 2) in Family and Relationship Therapy

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One-Week Intensive Training Course (Level 2) in Family and Relationship Therapy
17-21 September 2018 (9.00am – 5.00pm)

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 will explore your role as a therapist, make use of role plays and simulations, review video tapes of interviews and work with/observe ‘live’ interviews. Time will
be allocated for discussion of practical and theoretical issues in therapy.
Also, you will be able to explore your professional handicaps and learn to use them to your advantage.

Cost Regular:
Earlybird:
$880 (Includes GST) if paid after 17 August 2018
$825 (Includes GST) if paid on or before 17 August 2018

Cancellation Policy: No cancellation available, but place transferable to third party.
Places: Limit of 15 places

Venue: William Street Family Therapy Centre
544 William Street, Mount Lawley Western Australia 6050 (cnr Chelmsford Road)

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE

544 WILLIAM STREET MOUNT LAWLEY WA 6050
Tel: 08 9227 8038 Fax: 08 9227 8938 Email:
info@wsftc.com.au Web: www.wsftc.com.au

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Couples Work – A Two-Day Practice-Based Workshop with Steve Lionello

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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP: COUPLES WORK- SIX SESSIONS OF COUPLE THERAPY
A TWO-DAY PRACTICE-BASED WORKSHOP with STEVE LIONELLO

Strengthen your couple therapy practice:
as a team, we will work through six sessions with a distressed couple presenting with communication & trust issues
sessions 1-3 (day 1) we will practice a modified Gottman assessment, and in the remaining sessions we will work with two of the most common and damaging couples patterns:  criticise/defend and pursue/withdraw. Participants will have the opportunity to practice and observe deep joining and challenging
theoretically we will work with the key concepts of John Gottman’s longitudinal research, and aspects of the Gottman Method, and the key concepts and practices of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy – working in the present with repeating patterns and emotions, and making meaningful links with attachment styles

Join STEVE LIONELLO, M.Soc.Sc. (counselling) in a two-day workshop focused on strengthening your thinking and practice in working with couples. Steve has been practicing counselling & psychotherapy for over 30 years and has been training couple and family therapists in Perth and internationally since 2003 with consistently high levels of positive feedback. Steve works in private practice and supervises in the Graduate Diploma in Family & Relationship Therapy currently offered at the William Street Family
Therapy Centre
.

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE

544 WILLIAM STREET MOUNT LAWLEY WA 6050
Tel: 08 9227 8038 Fax: 08 9227 8938 Web:
www.wsftc.com.au Email: info@wsftc.com.au

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