Singapore University of Social Sciences

Narrative Therapy

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

Narrative Therapy course is designed for those interested in narrative practices with individual(s) and couples in therapy. This course will feature a review of key narrative ideas and practices, including recent developments in narrative therapy: externalising conversations, re-authoring conversations, outsider-witness practices, remembering conversations, listening for alternative storylines, and documenting change.

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

Topics

  • What is Narrative Therapy?
  • Origins of Narrative Therapy
  • Theoretical and Practice Innovations
  • Understanding and Living Lives through Stories
  • Fundamentals of Narrative Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy as Systemic and Flexible Stance
  • Boundaries of Narrative Therapy
  • Externalising Conversations
  • Re-authoring Conversations
  • Re-membering Conversations
  • Definitional Ceremonies
  • Conversations that Highlight Unique Outcomes
  • Scaffolding Conversations

Learning Outcome

  • Delineate the theoretical concepts and framework underpinning narrative therapy
  • Create key narrative ideas and practices in narrative therapy
  • Propose the integration of recent developments in narrative therapy to a given clinical context
  • Demonstrate the basic clinical skills needed in narrative therapy
  • Develop strategies to gain competencies in narrative therapy skills
  • Apply the narrative therapy technique(s)/skills appropriately in an individual or couple session
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