CYW502 - Family Work for Cyw
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|Last revision date||Oct 12, 2012 2:51:11 PM|
|Last review date||Oct 12, 2012 2:51:11 PM|
Family Work for Cyw
The aim of this subject is to analyze family dynamics from a systemic and developmental viewpoint. It will cover systems theory, family structure, development, communication, transition, history and culture. This subject will deal with developing a context that will assist the CYW in their work with families. The student will develop and practice skills that facilitate parent competence and involvement of all family members in their own problem solving. This subject will specifically address the following topics: The role of the CYW in families, counselling techniques that support a collaborative partnership with parents and developing plans to help parents promote positive behaviour, home support and running parenting groups
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Upon successful completion of this subject, students will:
1. Discuss the role of the CYW involvement with Families
2. Describe the factors and concepts of systems theory as it
relates to families
3. Identify the impact of larger systems such as technology,
schools and politics on the family
4. Construct a Genogram identifying generational patterns and
5. Compare the task and allocation of roles between two parent
and single parent families
Define strengths, common myths and stereotypes often associated with single parent families
Identify and describe functional/healthy relationship patterns and unhealthy dysfunctional habits in the family system
Describe the interaction and relationship between family members including internal and external factors that influence parent/child relations
Discuss current approaches to working with families specifically to CYW practice
Demonstrate the facilitation of running a family activity in class
Demonstrate the facilitation skills of a family assessment in class
Demonstrate empathy skills toward parents and children
Explain the intervention strategies of Solution Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy with Families
Demonstrate introducing parents to specific behaviour management techniques utilizing skills that facilitate parent competence
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