ISS Family Institute
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Programmes for Helping Professionals:
Open for Enrolment
Delayed Webcast Lectures
Module C: Clinical Applications of Bowen Family Systems Theory The programme helps clinicians apply Bowen theory in clinical work. Illustrations will be made with case examples facing issues such as marital difficulties, depression, and child-focused families.
Family of Origin Coaching Group The coaching group helps participants to develop action plans to define oneself in and to their families, and to establish more mature relationships and appropriate interdependency with their family members.
Module A: Basic Course in Bowen Family Systems Theory The programme provides introduction to the basic concepts of Bowen theory, enhances awareness and application of systems thinking to our life, and facilitates participants to learn to define self.
Couple Counselling – the Family Systems Approach Bowen theory provides a framework to understanding marital problems, and to manage the clinical relationships with the couple. This programme facilitates the application of the theory to working with couples.
Professional Training Programme in Bowen Family Systems Theory and Therapy This 2-year part-time training programme aims to enhance the systemic perspective to viewing relationships and facilitate helping professionals to apply Bowen theory in clinical work.
Supervision The clinical supervision groups help participants to identify the emotional processes of clients, the multigenerational themes and patterns, and also work with the client systems or significant systems.
Conference Being held annually or bi-annually with senior Bowen theorists to share specific areas of Bowen theory, the conference helps both beginners and advanced learners to gain further understanding of Bowen theory.
Community Programmes for the General Public:
Open for Enrolment
Workplace Relationships This programme aims to facilitate participants to manage self and build effective relationships in their workplace through better understanding of the emotional functioning of the workplace, managing anxiety in workplace, and adopting a systems view of interpersonal relationships.
Family of Origin and Couplehood This programme helps beginners of Bowen theory to understand how our family of origin that affects our couple relationship, and to strengthen resilience in the midst of difficulties within of our marriage.
Parenting workshops Parenting workshops based on the Bowen theory help parents to enhance their emotional maturity so as to connect with their child effectively.