Practitioners need to continue learning to keep themselves updated with new clinical development and practices of their trade. They need to get updated with evolving needs of families due to ever changing pressures of life. The most effective learning is through case studies as “pictures tell a thousand words”.
Based on videotapes of live cases of Dr. Lee Wai Yung’s work, this program offers continuous learning through practical reviews of family therapy theories, techniques and clinical process. You will gain insights to specific and common issues faced by families. Suitable for continuous professional development of family therapists.
This program is designed for professionals as well as beginners to systematically study the application of theory and clinic techniques of family therapy. Participants will get the chance to observe renowned Dr. Lee Wai Yung’s onsite family assessments, whilst consolidate the theoretical study with practical techniques.
The Certificate Course in Family Therapy is designed for human service professionals who are interested in gaining more knowledge in the systemic perspective and its application to various professional fields. Using video-segments of actual family interviews, the course will cover the theoretical bases, conceptual frameworks, and skills in marriage and family therapy. This course is offered twice a year.
DR LEE, WAI YUNG
This program is led by a group of experts under the supervision of Dr. Lee Wai Yung, Ph.D., AAMFT Approved Supervisor, Clinical Director of AITIA Family Institute (AFI). The AFI team includes Dr. Chen Xiang Yi, Ms. Abbie Wang, Ms. Zhou Xuan and Dr. Xu Wen Yan. Dr. Lee, is recipient of the prestigious 2014 American Family Therapy Academy's Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy Theory and Practice Award. Much of Dr. Lee’s research focused on dispersing the many myths about Asian Chinese families, as well as developing a framework for a culturally relevant approach in working with not only Chinese families, but also families of the world. Her research on Children’s response to parental conflicts has been considered ground-breaking in the family therapy field.