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Basic Certificate Course in Family Therapy

(SPRING 2024)

Course Objective

Family therapy is an important development in the field of relationship science. Current research has

shown that it is a particularly effective approach in working with child and adolescent problems, trans-
generational conflicts and a range of mental health problems including depression and eating disorders.

This course is designed for human service professionals who are interested in gaining more knowledge in systemic perspective and its application to various professional fields. Using video segments of actual family interviews, the course will cover the theoretical bases, conceptual framework, and skills in marriage and
family therapy.

Course Highlight
  • The use of the 4-step map in a family interview

  • Family Therapy with children/ adolescents/ couple

  • Sex and Family

  • Children in Divorce Families

  • Working with Trans-generational Families

  • Process of Family Therapy

Certificate of Completion:

Participants with at least 80% attendance will receive a certificate issued by AAFT upon course completion.

Course Dates:

Didactic class:

  • 8 sessions, beginning February 16, 2024 (Fridays | 6:30pm – 9:30pm)

Live Case Demonstration:

  • ONE live case demonstration session led by Wai-Yung Lee, Ph.D.(Saturdays | 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm)

Course Fee:

Members: $4,850 (early bird: $4,650)
Non-members: $5,670 (early-bird: $4,920)
Early bird deadline: January 15, 2024


Asian Academy of Family Therapy, No. 4 Pottinger Street, Central

*February 16, 23; March 1, 8, 15, 22; April 5, 12

**Continuing education points may be awarded to members of the HKPS, HKAM, SWRB, and OT Board
(subject to the approval of relevant bodies)**

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