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Family Preservation

Family Systems perspective working with family with children under 19 with significant conflict and/or involved with MCFD. Looks at ‘best practice models’ for coordinating with child welfare. 

Family Preservation is a key community-based service in BC, funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development, in helping families struggling with child protection issues. This intensive model of family counselling primarily aims to assist parents in finding ways to meet the physical, emotional and developmental needs of their children, resulting in their enhanced safety and well-being. This certificate course is offered through CityU Canada’s continuing education programs and will help participants:

  • Build an understanding of Family Preservation as a distinct and unique professional family therapy model of service
  • Appreciate the complexity of working with families in collaboration with, and under the umbrella of, child protection
  • Gain insight into how current counselling theories of working effectively with families must be accommodated to successfully support families involved with the child welfare system.
  • Learn practical applications of the model with common challenges for families involved in child protection.

Instructor: Chris Burt

Dates: Postponed

Time: 9 am – 12 pm PST

Location: Online

Price: $549 ($499 alumni or group of 3 or more)