The Practitioners at Bower Place have extensive experience working with complex systems and families and have released a series of online workshops that are approached through this lens, 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
There are four workshops, a foundation course for learning the fundamentals of the methodology, and three topic workshops, each focusing on specific cases for using the framework.
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 directors and practitioners of the Bower Place Complex Needs Clinic:
Malcolm Robinson, Director, Social Worker and Family Therapist
Catherine Sanders, Director, Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist
Ann Weir and Melissa Minney, Registered 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