Group and Family Counselling ADDN-115

Course Code ADDN-115
Course Name Group and Family Counselling
Category Health Professionals
Description Group and Family Counselling focuses on topics essential for new group counsellors. It will help you to understand the process and dynamics as well as practical aspects of organizing and running a treatment group. Family counselling looks at the core concepts of family therapy, systems approach, and substance abuse and its implications for addictions management.

This course, which has been approved for study credit by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF), comprises a family case study, journals, in-class quizzes and in-class participation and interactive discussions.

At the completion of Group and Family Counselling, you will be able to:

• Explain six systemic viewpoints in family therapy: Adlerian family therapy, multi-generational family therapy, human validation process model, experiential/symbolic family therapy, structural family therapy and strategic family therapy;
• Develop an understanding of the role of the family in substance use counselling;
• Learn and develop competency in the principles of running a here-and-now group;
• Learn to perform case analysis.

Notes Blended Course: a course that blends online/e-learning and classroom delivery. Substantial parts of the content is delivered online, reducing / replacing the amount of face-to-face time. Discussions, team projects, and activities are used for learning.

Each class has 4 face to face classes (12 hours) and online/e-learning classes (30 hours)
Contact Telephone 416-289-5207
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