Complexity Series – Topic 3: Working with Complex Adolescents and Families
- A coherent systemic methodology through which to address complex clients
- An understanding of the part of all those involved in creating and maintaining complexity
- A way of thinking that addresses constraints to change
- Practical tools to explore and understand each client
- Strategies and intervention to address presenting difficulties
Bower Systemic Complexity Series
- Topic 1: A theoretical frame for understanding & working with complex cases
- Topic 2: Working with complex children & families
- Topic 3: Working with complex adolescents & families
- Topic 4: Working with complex adults & families
Who are the presenters?
The series will be presented by the director and practitioners of the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic:
- Malcolm Robinson, Director of the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic, social worker and family therapist
- Catherine Sanders, clinical psychologist and family therapist
- Ann Weir and Melissa Minney, psychologists
- Ecaterina Eltahir and Charles Maddison, social workers & counsellors
Who would be suited to these online workshops?
- All mental health practitioners: psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health social workers, family therapists, counsellors, mental health nurses and case coordinators. Post-graduate students in relevant disciplines will also benefit.
- Service delivery agencies, regulatory & funding bodies.
- Organisations & families dealing with complex matters
Please note: The knowledge presented in topic 1 provides the foundation for all following workshops. To maximise learning, it is assumed that participants will complete topic 1 as a pre-requisite, which is expanded upon throughout the other topics.
Professional Development points
Psychologists and social workers are eligible to claim Continuing Professional Development points:
- Theory topic + 1 Topic = 3 CPD points
- Theory topic + 2 Topics = 5 CPD points
- Theory topic + 3 Topics = 7 CPD points