This three-day course will enhance your understanding of family therapy and family dynamics. It's offered in Cambridge and Chelmsford - or we can come to your site.
During our course, you'll learn how to structure a family intervention session and how to generate hope and recovery. There's a good mixture of theory and practice, and you'll have the opportunity to apply new techniques.
The overarching philosophy will be both recovery- and strengths-based approaches to working with individuals, couples and families and systemic techniques such as multiple hypothesising, circular questions, neutrality and finding a “fit” with the family’s world view. Working with the system while only interviewing one or two people from that system will be explored, since practically convening large family and system meetings is likely to be outside of the scope of most clinicians.
You will be taught how to work with the service user, their family and peers on identifying early warning signs and how these can be managed; empowering where relevant. You’ll also learn how to help the service user and family develop a contingency plan to address early warning signs.
This course will benefit all frontline staff working in healthcare or education who would like to learn more about family intervention, for example nursing teams, mental health teams, health visitors, teaching staff or school support staff.
This course can be run at our Chelmsford or Cambridge campuses, or delivered on your own site, from Spring 2017. Please email Mpowernet or call 01245 684355 for further details.
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
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Mpowernet at Anglia Ruskin University
Tel: 01245 684355
There are no specific entry requirements, but this course will be especially relevant to frontline staff working in healthcare or education, for example nursing teams, mental health teams, health visitors, teaching staff or school support staff.
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