Clinical Skills in Dialogical Practice
Oct.
19
to 20 Oct.

Clinical Skills in Dialogical Practice

2 Day TRAINING (Saturday & Sunday)

October 19 & 20, 2019

A 2-day training which affords a detailed focus on increasing clinical competence in Open Dialogue and dialogical practice. It builds upon the introductory training and is informed by dialogical and systemic theory and practice. There is a particular focus on Core Elements including reflecting and other dialogical processes and Core Dialogue including the use of self.

Training methods include role-play, experiential exercises, and reflection on the nuanced and sophisticated skills of dialogical practice. This experiential training will include a focus on dialogical practice as specific to participants’ work context.

Please Note: Introductory Course in Open Dialogue (differing versions) is a prerequisite

WHO IS THIS TRAINING FOR?

For therapists & clinicians from private practice, government or non-govt agencies who work with individuals, couples, families, wider systems.

LEARNING GOALS

  • To develop increased awareness of the core clinical skills that support the creation of a safe dialogical space, with a particular focus on speaking and listening.

  • To gain increased sensitivity to the varied nuances of reflecting processes, with a particular focus on why, what, when, and how to reflect during therapeutic sessions.

  • To experience increased attunement to the moment-to-moment quality of therapeutic sessions, with a particular focus on relational embodiment.

  • To gain an increased sense of the use of self, with a particular focus on therapeutic relationships with co-therapists, families and the wider systems.

TRAINING FEE: 2-DAYS

EARLY BIRD $485.00 (Before Sept 7, 2019)

REGULAR $525.00 (After Sept 7 2019)

Includes 2 days of training, course material handouts, morning & afternoon tea. The training venue is located close to coffee shops and restaurants for lunch.

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Introduction to Open Dialogue and Dialogical Practice
Oct.
25
to 28 Oct.

Introduction to Open Dialogue and Dialogical Practice

4-DAY TRAINING: FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY

OCTOBER 25 - 28, 2019

A 4-day introductory training. Dialogical practice is an emerging approach to family therapy, influenced by the Finnish model of care Open Dialogue (OD), which has emerged over 35 years of development, involving the monitoring of service provision and clinical practice, within an extensive training & supervision program.

This 4-day training is aligned with this Finnish OD approach to working with individuals, families and wider systems. It introduces core philosophical, & theoretical concepts and psychotherapeutic skills of Open Dialogue and dialogical practice, providing a firm foundation for practitioners in this approach. 

There is a particular focus on the principles of Open Dialogue, open network meetings, reflecting processes, and a dialogical understanding of the use of self to underpin practice in a variety of contexts.

WHO IS THIS TRAINING FOR?

For practitioners, therapists, counsellors & clinicians from private practice, government or non-govt agencies who work with individuals, couples, families, wider systems.

LEARNING GOALS

  • To be aware of theoretical concepts which inform Open Dialogue & dialogical practice.

  • To gain a beginning understanding of dialogical ideas and their application to differing areas of clinical practice.

  • To experience the elements of a dialogical approach to open network meetings and family sessions.

  • To increase the understanding of the dialogical therapeutic process and the use of self within this process.

TRAINING FEE: 4-DAYS

EARLY BIRD $ 985.00 (Before SEPT 7, 2019)

REGULAR $1,050.00 (After SEPT 7, 2019)

Includes 4 days of training, course material handouts, morning & afternoon tea. The training venue is located close to coffee shops and restaurants for lunch.

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Seminar on Open Dialogue and Dialogical Practice
Nov.
2
10:30 am10:30

Seminar on Open Dialogue and Dialogical Practice

1 DAY SEMINAR (SATURDAY)

NOVEMBER 2, 2019

Open Dialogue is a network-oriented system of mental health care, which originated in the 1980’s in Western Lapland, Finland. Associated clinical practices include Open Network Meetings and reflecting processes. This seminar introduces the history of Open Dialogue and its 7 core principles and touches upon the psychotherapeutic practice that underpins this approach.

WHO IS THIS SEMINAR FOR?

For practitioners, clinicians, peers and carers.

LEARNING GOALS

Discussion, experiential exercises & reflection will consider:

1.       Where did Open Dialogue (OD) originate?

2.      What is Open Dialogue and its 7 principles?

3.      Why is Open Dialogue relevant to mental health care in Australia and worldwide?

4.      How is OD experienced by those with mental illness, carers  & families?

SEMINAR FEE: 1 DAY

EARLY BIRD $ 200.00 (Before OCT 5, 2019)

REGULAR $250.00 (After OCT 5, 2019)

Early registration is recommended. Numbers are limited according to venue.

Includes 1 day seminar and morning & afternoon tea. Venue is Stanton Library, Miller Street, North Sydney, located close to coffee shops and restaurants for lunch.

A number of spaces are available at reduced fee available for carers & peer workers.

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2019 - 2020 Dialogical Family of Origin Small Groups
Dec.
7
to 8 Dec.

2019 - 2020 Dialogical Family of Origin Small Groups

4 BLOCKS OF 2-DAY GROUPS: Saturdays and Sundays

Dec 7 - 8, 2019

Feb 1-2, 2020

March 21-22, 2020

May 9-10, 2020

A series of four x 2-day family-of-origin group sessions over a 6-month period. A maximum of 4-5 participants in each confidential closed group. Participants prepare and bring to the sessions a series of family-of-origin explorations, which are presented to the group within a safe psychotherapeutic dialogical space. Reflective group processes support each participant in moving towards an increased awareness, understanding, sensitivity and attunement to their personal and professional self – in their ‘way of being’ in clinical practice.

Please Note: Introductory Course (differing versions) is a prerequisite

WHO ARE THESE GROUPS FOR?

For therapists, clinicians and counsellors who seek an increased integration of their personal & professional self, by which to underpin their ‘way of being’ in clinical practice.

The dialogical process in the closed group format requires that each participant commits to attending all four sessions over a 6-month period.

LEARNING GOALS

  • To increase awareness of multigenerational family-of-origin factors as influencing a sense of self

  • To increase understanding of a sense of self as emerging throughout the developmental stages

  • To increase sensitivity to the sense of self as influenced by significant past and present relationships

  • To increase attunement to a process of increased integration of the personal and professional self

TRAINING FEE:

$ 400.00 for each family of origin session

Includes group sessions over 2 days. Morning & afternoon tea is provided. The training venue is located close to coffee shops and restaurants for lunch.

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Introduction to Open Dialogue and Dialogical Practice
Jan.
1
9:00 am09:00

Introduction to Open Dialogue and Dialogical Practice

4-DAY TRAINING in 2020: FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY

DATES TO BE ADVISED

For enquiries or expressions of interest for this training in 2020 please contact:
https://www.judithbrownfamilytherapy.com/to-enquire

A 4-day introductory training. Dialogical practice is an emerging approach to family therapy, influenced by the Finnish model of care, Open Dialogue. This training introduces the core concepts of the theory and practice of Open Dialogue (OD), including current practices in northern Europe, Scandinavia, UK and Australia. The primary focus of the training will be dialogical practice, the clinical practices that underpin and emerge from OD. There will be a particular focus on open network meetings and working therapeutically with families & wider systems in a variety of clinical contexts.

WHO IS THIS TRAINING FOR?

For therapists & clinicians from private practice, government or non-govt agencies who work with individuals, couples, families, wider systems.

LEARNING GOALS

  • To be aware of theoretical concepts which inform Open Dialogue & dialogical practice.

  • To gain a beginning understanding of dialogical ideas and their application to differing areas of clinical practice.

  • To experience the elements of a dialogical approach to open network meetings and family sessions.

  • To gain an increased sense of the use of self in the dialogical approach to practice.

TRAINING FEE: 4-DAYS TO BE ADVISED

Includes 4 days of training, course material handouts, morning & afternoon tea. The training venue is located close to coffee shops and restaurants for lunch.

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