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We are excited to announce that our 9th Annual Conference is scheduled to take place in Shanghai from October 25th to 27th, 2024. The theme of the conference is “Rethinking "Mental Health" in the Context of Radically Changing Familial and Social Norms”.  We are now accepting paper submissions! Kindly send us your abstract, which should not exceed 300 words, to AAFT.ScientificCommittee@acafamilytherapy.org. If you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact Dr. Viviana Cheng at vivianac@acafamilytherapy.org

Stay tuned for more details!

AAFT 9th Annual Conference

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Following the Assisi conference in July 2023, of which AAFT is a sponsor, a manifesto was created that acknowledges the interconnectedness of individuals, families, communities, and societies, and incorporate family therapy as a vehicle for accessing resilience and healing. We are pleased to share with you the manifesto, which could be accessed here.

Special Call for Papers at Journal of Marital and Family Therapy 

We are excited to announce that our President, Takeshi Tamura, Vice President, Tim Sim, and Clinical Co-Director, Joyce Ma, have been selected as guest editors for the Special Issue titled "Emerging Trends of Systemic Family Therapy in Asia: What Works?" in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. For additional information, click here.

jockey club interactive workshop and Public talk

1. Interactive Workshop: Coping with Life Challenges within the Family

*Full*

Date:      June 5, 2024 (Wednesday)
Time:      7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

2. 賽馬會家庭治療計劃:「靜觀與靜觀教養工作坊」

日期:    2024年6月7日(星期五)
時間:    10:00am – 12:00pm
地點:    亞洲家庭治療學院​ - 中環砵典乍街四號

3. Interactive Workshop: “Problem” Child? Look Beyond the Symptoms!

*Full*

Date:      June 12, 2024 (Wednesday)
Time:      7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

4. Interactive Workshop: Care or Cure: Family-based treatment for families of adolescents and young adults with mild grade intellectual disability

*Full*

Date:      June 15, 2024 (Saturday)
Time:      10:00am – 12:00pm

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

5. 工作坊系列 - 生育的困惑

日期: 2024年6月26日(星期三)
時間: 下午 7:00 - 9:00
地點: ​中環砵典乍街四號 - 亞洲家庭治療學院 (AAFT)

6. Interactive Workshop: Working together to face the mental health challenges at schools

Date:      July 10, 2024 (Wednesday)
Time:      7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Family Therapy Center

1.  Live Case Demonstration by Wai-Yung Lee, Ph.D

Dates: January to June, 2024 (Saturdays)*

Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

*Please refer to the application form for specific dates

2.  A One-Year Advanced Certificate Course in Family Therapy

Dates: September 2024 to April 2025 (Thursdays)* 

Time:  6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

*Please refer to the application form for specific dates

3.  Basic Course on Children in Divorce Families (Batch 3, 2024)

Dates: July 5 and 19, 2024 (Friday)

Time:  10 am – 5 pm

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

4. Working with Mental Health Problems in the Family Context (Batch 2, 2024)

Dates: July 13 and 27, 2024 (Saturday)

Time:  10 am – 5 pm

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

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