SOWK6025 (Elective)

Family social work

This course helps the students to evolve a frame of reference for work within family situations. The basic concepts and historical development of family therapy will be introduced. The differences and intervention implications between individual framework and the systemic family framework will be examined. Various schools of thought for working in areas of parent?child, marital, and intergenerational exchanges are critically examined for their applicability to the local setting. The focus is on family structure and transactional processes.