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Basic Certificate Course in Family Therapy

(Fall 2022)

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 October 7, 2022 (Fridays | 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm)

Live Case Demonstration:

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

Course Fee:

Members: $4,850 
Non-members: $5,670


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

*October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25

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

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