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The introductory training to ABFT for adolescent depression and suicide is suitable for professionals who work with young people with depression and/or suicide and self- harming behaviors, including:
The advanced training to ABFT for adolescent depression and suicide is suitable for those who have completed the introductory workshop.
Christie Conference Centre320 Adelaide StreetBrisbane Qld 4001
QUT Executive Education CentreB Block, Level 4Gardens Point Campus2 George StreetBrisbane Qld 4001
The workshops will run over three days (9am-5pm each day):
Registration fees include:
Early-bird prices are available until:
Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed Adolescents by Diamond, G., Diamond G., & Levy S. (2013), is the suggested supporting text, and is available from online bookstores.
For more information about course content, contact the Course Coordinator, Associate Professor Ingrid Wagner.
For registration or payment queries, contact Continuing Professional Education.
The ABFT model emerges from interpersonal theories that suggest adolescent depression and suicide can be precipitated, exacerbated or buffered against by the quality of interpersonal relationships in families. It is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model that aims to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild an emotionally protective, secure-based parent-child relationship.
Treatment is characterised by five treatment tasks:
This three day workshop provides an introduction and overview of the ABFT model, including:
The training focuses on the implementation of the five treatment tasks to provide a road map for delivering this interpersonally-focused psychotherapy effectively and rapidly.
Teaching format includes lectures and video examples of tasks being implemented in clinical sessions.
This workshop is the beginning of a two-year credentialing program. Participants who complete this training are eligible to apply for online group supervision (26 sessions, 1.5 hours duration) with ABFT trainers, and to attend advanced training workshop. However, commitment to continue training is not required for participation in the introductory workshop.
This three day workshop is intended for clinicians who have completed level one training and have commenced using ABFT.
A certified ABFT trainer will provide supervision via video review, live supervision (when possible), and role-play.
In preparation for the training, participants are asked to provide either
We encourage participants to share their video recordings during the training. Guidelines on what should be included in write-ups will be provided.
Professor Gary M. Diamond is the Chair of the Department of Psychology at Ben-Gurion University, and is one of the primary developers of Attachment Based Family Therapy. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and family therapist. His research examines change mechanisms in family-based treatments, including the role of emotional processing, the therapeutic alliance and changes in parental behaviours. His primary focus is on developing family-based treatments for sexual minority individuals and their non-accepting parents.
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