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Are you ready to work with affairs and other betrayals?
They’re full of emotion, your space is ringing with it. Deep, deep hurt. Fear and fury. One has betrayed the other and the relationship is at crisis point.
You’re dealing with two people’s lives – at least – plus a traumatic event and a lot of pain. How do you keep the session controlled, fair and productive? And how to you manage your own response to it? Do you have the skills to work with one of the most challenging couples presentations a Therapist can encounter?
Jacqueline McDiarmid’s seminar Working with Affairs and other Betrayals in Couples Therapy will give you the confidence and effective skills to do just that. Importantly, Jacqueline will provide some very clear guidelines to follow so you keep yourself emotionally and professionally safe.
4 Day Training Seminar focusing on The IABA Multi-element Model
- Comprehensive Functional Assessment
- Person-Centred Positive Behavioural Support
- Emergency Management and Reactive Strategies Within a Positive Practices Framework
- Assuring Staff Consistency and the Provision of Quality Services
This training is for:
• Early Intensive Interventionists
• Special Education Teachers
• BCBA’s and BCaBA’s
• Behaviour Specialists
• Autism Specialists
• Cinical and Educational Psychologists
• Group Home Personnel
• Supported Employment Personnel
• Supported Living Personnel
• Parents and Family members
• Any person who provides educational or
support services to individuals with complex
and challenging needs
Venue and Date
Adelaide, SA: 03 – 06 April 2018
The Science Exchange
55 Exchange Place, Adelaide, SA 5000
Presented by: Gary W LaVigna, PhD, BCBA-D
For further information or to register please click here
Bower Place has an exciting series of workshops organised for the first half of the year. We begin with a March workshop exploring how the NDIS is revolutionising service delivery in our industry.
The NDIS workshop will be followed in April by a 4-day training seminar on Positive Practices in Behavioural Suppport, focusing on the IABA Multi-elemental model.
This workshop will be presented by Gary W LaVigna, PhD, BCBA-D. It is aimed at practitioners and other professionals working with complex clients within the NDIS. Family members are also welcome to attend.
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In this edition of Bower Place Bulletin, we also discuss how following the clinical session protocols prescribed by the Bower Place Method help practitioners engage with clients and reduce the risk of premature termination of the therapeutic relationship.
We also welcome a new Psychology Masters placement student, Shankari Wijendra, who will be supervised by Catherine Sanders. Shankari has partiular interests in trauma, attachment and Autism Spectrum Syndrome and you can read more about Shankari’s professional interests below.
The NDIS practice revolution
The NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) represents a revolution for all practitioners who work with NDIS clients, because it privileges the voice of the consumer within the service delivery system.
The days of paternalistic service delivery are numbered. For the first time anywhere in the world at this scale, under the NDIS clients sit at the centre of the system providing health and support services. This is a new way of thinking which shifts the locus of control from the practitioner to the client, challenging all those who are not used to working with clients and systemic colleagues in this way.
This Bower Place workshop will address the complexities of this change, explaining the protocols of practice required to privilege the voice of the consumer / client / patient.
Time 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Date 23 March 2018
Presenters Malcolm Robinson, Catherine Sanders & Ecaterina Eltahir
Audience Health practitioners, psychologists, social workers and allied health workers.
Location Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic, Level 2, 55 Gawler Place, Adelaide
CPD hours 3
For further information or to register, please click here: Systemic practice with NDIS cases
Group Clinical Live Family and Relationship Therapy Supervision Programme for 2018
10 Saturdays for 2.5 hours February – November, (10.30 – 1.00pm)
Venue – Suite 4, William Street Family Therapy Centre
Fee – $110 per session.
Objectives of Supervision
- To create a confidential, safe and supportive environment for supervisees
- To critically reflect on professional practice.
- To enhance quality client services by improving family therapy practice, encouraging reflection on attitudes towards clients and their families’ problems by cultivating self-awareness and responsibility for your own clinical practice.
- As Anne is an accredited Clinical Family Therapist Supervisor with AAFT, these hours can contribute to Clinical Membership of AAFT as a Family Therapist.
- Limited Places Available (6).
- 5 hours monthly on a Saturday morning.
- Supervisees’ are encourage to invite clients’ families for a consultation with the Supervisor as co-therpaist and the rest of the group as the reflecting team.
- In addition of “live: work, there will be case discussion, use of role plays and sculpting techniques to review Supervisees’ work.
Anne Holloway has been part of the training team at William Street Family Therapy Centre for 15 years and has recently provided Supervision and Training to Clinicians’ in various government and non-government agencies including various Child and Adolescent Clinics in the Perth Metro Area; Helping Minds and Palmerston Farm (therapeutic Community). Anne currently receives individual mentoring supervision for clinical practice and monthly Supervision for Training and Supervision Programmes. Anne’s qualities as a Supervisor are open, honest, aware of own strengths and challenges, self-reflecting, able to give and receive constructive feedback, empathise, support and challenge where appropriate.
Contact – Anne on 0407 991 495 or Email| email@example.com