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May 2020

Bower Place Knowledge and Training – all available online

Work directly with clients in the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic and partner with senior practitioners in a dynamic learning environment. Accrue CPD points participating in one of our many training options, as part of our diverse integrated knowledge and training methodology.

  • Postgraduate
  • Supervision
  • Practical professional development intensives
  • Short Course Specialisation
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Knowledge and Training Membership Portal – Bower Systemic Coming Soon

Bower Place Knowledge and Training

All Bower Place training is continuing to be held through our secure on-line platform, ranging from short sessions to more comprehensive presentations. This includes the Graduate Diploma in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice which is accredited with AAFT.

Unit 1 and 4 can be taken as a standalone 10-week Introductory to Family Therapy course for those interested in exploring systemic therapy and can then be accredited to the full course if required.

Fully online workshops – The Complexity Series – A theoretical frame for understanding complex cases, working with children, adolescents, adults and families.

Bower Place offer short weekly practical presentations called “How Do I?”  which addresses specific skills.

Special Offer from Bower Place
Bower Place would like to offer AAFT members one free How do I? short training session focussing on facilitating online family therapy consultations.
Presented by Catherine Sanders – Bower Place Director, Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist.
To access.

Need Supervision?
Bower Place have developed processes and protocols for consultations with our clients whereby students can continue their active learning as either trainee practitioner or team member for supervision and practical professional development.
Online Supervision and Professional Development Training.

For bookings or further information email or phone (08) 8221 6066

You can also follow us on social media for information clips to assist at this time:

April 2020

A Practical Guide to Video Mental Health Consultation

Swinburne University of Technology has prepared “A Practical Guide to Video Mental Health Consultation” that AAFT members may find helpful.

Click HERE to download this practical guide

February 2020

Senior Social Worker-Family Therapist – Vic

Senior Social Worker-Family Therapist

“The Self of the Therapist” with Professor Maurizio Andolfi – NSW

Download FLIER Self of the Therapist Workshop

The Bouverie Centre 2020 Professional Development Calendar

The Bouverie Centre 2020 Professional Development Calendar

Looking for professional development opportunities? Our The Bouverie Centre 2020 Professional Development Calendar is now online.

Our staff have developed and will be offering a number of new workshops responding to the current landscape and needs of individuals and families, especially in the space of family violence and mental health. You will also find our signature training workshops on the calendar.

Visit: 2020 Professional Development Calendar  and start booking in your place now!

9th Annual Bouverie Alumni and Friends Celebration

9th Annual Bouverie Alumni and Friends Celebration

Join us for the 9th Annual Bouverie Alumni and Friends Celebration on Thurs, 20 February 2020. It will be an opportunity to connect with staff, government funders and our wide range of service partners. It is a celebration of our extensive network. And the value of work we do together.

Themed Embracing Complexity, the evening will feature speakers including Lydia Khalil, Research Fellow at the West Asia Program, Lowy Institute. She is also an expert on counterterrorism, national security and intelligence. We will also have La Trobe University’s Vice-Chancellor Prof John Dewar and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) Prof Dennis McDermott. The evening will also feature the fabulous and off the wall performance art music duo, The Huxleys, and alumna Michelle Gale.

Come dressed in patterns or plain; shimmer or shine; or as complexly as the mood takes you. You may just take home the coveted prize for Best Interpretation of the Theme. So quick, register at now!