Singapore University of Social Sciences

CFT Supervision for Practice

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Social Services

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

The supervision practicum in couple and family therapy aims to expand individual style with the purpose of helping trainee therapists become more versatile, and able to adapt into working with diverse family systems/ subsystems from different social status and service settings. It is also designed to create a greater awareness of the person within one’s family-of-origin, as well as explore the development of the person-of-the-therapist. The course will also examine how systemic therapy is used to work with individual(s).

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • What is Responsible for Therapeutic Change?
  • Common Factors Unique to Couple and Family Therapy
  • The Big-Picture View of Common Change
  • Getting Clients Fired Up for a Change
  • A Strong Therapeutic Alliance
  • A Meta-Model of Change in Couple Therapy
  • The Person-of-the-Therapist Model: The training philosophy
  • The POTT Program: Step-by-Step
  • Journaling in POTT
  • Looking at the POTT Process
  • Ethical and Moral Issues in Couple and Family Therapy
  • Relationship between Supervisor and Supervisees

Learning Outcome

  • Construct the theoretical and conceptual framework underlying the various couple and family therapy skills
  • Appraise the common factors of change in couple and family therapy
  • Organise the concept of the “Person-of-the-Therapist” within one’s clinical setting
  • Demonstrate the clinical skills needed to assess the presenting couple/ family issues from a systemic perspective
  • Develop CFT strategies and skills in the clinical work with couples and families
  • Apply the appropriate couple and family therapy strategies/ techniques to a given clinical case
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