Admission Open: Certificate Programme in Couple and Family Therapy by TISS Mumbai: Apply by June 4: Expired

About Couple and Family Therapy:

Couple and Family Therapies mark a departure from the traditional individualistic therapeutic understanding of mental health and adopt a systemic framework of viewing relationships. Couple and Family therapies emerged simultaneously in the 1950s in a variety of different countries, and within a variety of different movements, disciplines, therapeutic and research traditions.

The basic premise of these therapies is that human problems are essentially interpersonal not intrapersonal; and therefore their resolution requires an approach to intervention that directly addresses relationships amongst people.

The proposed course equips the participants with a theoretical understanding of the nature of difficulties faced by couples and families, ways of assessing and conceptualising the same and with methods of applying this knowledge to intervene with couples and families.

You can apply for the course if you have:

  • Completed Masters in Psychology or Masters in Social Work from a recognised University
  • Minimum three years of experience as a counsellor and with some background of working with couple and family issues
  • Been currently involved in psychosocial interventions with couples and families

Details of course:

Maximum number of students to be admitted to the course: 5

Duration of the Course: 15 weeks (three and a half months)

Number of hours required to be completed by the participants over 15 weeks: 100 Hours

60 Hours of classroom teaching, 25 hours of field work and 15 Hours of Supervision.

4 hours of classroom teaching every week, 1 hour of supervision per week and 25 hours of field work (initiated by the participants in their respective field settings during the course duration).

Fees: Rs 10,000/-

Process of application: 

Participants need to send their applications by email on or before June 4, 2017. The applications will be screened and suitable candidates will be called for a brief interview. Selected candidates will be informed by email.

Once selected, participants need to fulfill all the requirements of course completion (including attendance for lectures, field work, supervision and course evaluation) in order to get the final certificate of completion. All matters related to the selection will be at the sole discretion of School of Human Ecology.

Candidates will not be provided with accommodation facilities.

Applications can be sent at: aparna.joshi@tiss.edu and samruddhi@tiss.edu

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