The uniqueness of our programs is that teaching and practice go hand-in-hand, with one enhancing the other. In addition to membership activities, the AAFT offers a broad range of educational and training programs for clinicians and public audience, both on short- and long-term basis, as well as tailor-made in-service training packages for local agencies. The demonstration of live family interviews and consultations are unique features of AAFT, which has become a forum for the development of innovative training and research projects.
Examples of clinical training include the Basic Course, Intermediate Course, Advanced Course, Clinical Consultation, and Clinical Supervision groups. The development of specialized projects is also a distinctive focus in AAFT’s continuous attempt to develop expertise in filling the gap of service provision. The AAFT also sees the need to work with the larger system, with the aim to influence policy making with reference to findings from our clinical research.
Certificate courses of AAFT
The following courses are held in Hong Kong at 5/F, Tsan Yuk Hospital, 30 Hospital Road, Hong Kong.
Professional & Public Workshops
Workshops are conducted by our local and international faculties, with the aim of introducing cutting edge service models and novel knowledge to both professionals and the general public. Training is also extended to different parts of Asia, particularly to Mainland China and Taiwan, where training is conducted on a regular basis.
AAFT is committed to developing specialized projects in partnership with government, public organizations, and non-profit organizations in the community. Some of our initiatives include topics such as working with children with behavior and psychosomatic problems, ADHD, eating disorders, depression, children from divorce families, and school refusal. In-service training packages are also available on request. Our current projects include: