Academy of Human Development

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CPE Reg. No.: 199900986N
(Reg. Period: 20 May 2016 - 19 May 2020)

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (Family Violence)

INTRODUCTION

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is an approach in counselling, psychotherapy and social work that aims to help clients to generate solutions. Its ideas have also been used in clinical supervision, coaching, education and management. It is an approach that is client-centred, strength-based, goal-focused, contextual and usually brief.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

This 2-day workshop helps the participant to use Solution-Focused Brief Therapy when working with client with family violence issues.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Assumptions of SFBT and their relevance to the work with this clientele group
  • Relationship between SFBT and Social Constructionism
  • Factors influencing change
  • Importance of language in working with this clientele group
  • Relevance of emotions
  • Assess and increase the levels of cooperation
  • Honour the client’s worldview and the goals of the referral source

There will be a combination of didactic instructions, group discussions, role plays, case presentations and discussions.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is suitable for practitioners in the social service field who are working with individuals, families, groups and/or communities. It will be relevant to those working with children, youth and/or adults. It is appropriate for social workers, welfare workers, counsellors, therapists, psychologists, teachers and anyone else who are interested in helping people.

AWARD

Participants who meet 80% class attendance will be awarded a Certificate of Accomplishment by the Academy of Human Development.

COURSE FEES

Fees S$

Course Fee (Nett)

$750

For Company-Sponsored applicant:

VCF Funding (Pre-approved at 60% of course fee)*

 

$450


*VCF subsidy
is only applicable to staff and volunteers of NCSS members / MFS-Funded Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs). 
 

TRAINER

Dr Svea Van Der Hoorn is a psychologist. She is the Associate Editor for “Solution News” in the journal of the United Kingdom Association for Solution-Focused Practice (UKASFP). She has been engaged as a consultant, trainer, coach and supervisor delivering services using the Solution-Focused Brief Approach (SFBA) that she has developed to participants from the education, welfare, health, NGO, community-based, and corporate sectors. She is an experienced clinical supervisor for individuals and groups.

APPLICATION and ENQUIRIES

Dave Goh

6593 5284

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Course Schedule

Duration 14 Hours
Dates To Be Advised
Trainer(s) Svea Van Der Hoorn
Venue(s) 43 Middle Road, #03-00 Boon Sing Building