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Master of Clinical Family Therapy

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La Trobe University

Course description

This course provides training in family therapy with a focus on supervision of family work and integrating family therapy theory. Itís ideal for psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, youth workers, drug and alcohol counsellors, psychiatric nurses or workers from other professions who are

suitably qualified and want to focus strictly on family therapy counselling.

It offers a solid grounding in systems theory and ample experiential work, including supervised clinical practice in a family therapy context in teams of no more than six students.

Family therapy focuses on the important role of the family and the power of relationships to foster social, emotional and mental wellbeing.

Professional recognition

With some additional hours of supervision, graduates are eligible for clinical membership of the Australian Association of Family Therapists (AAFT).


Master degree

Entry requirements

Students must have completed Undergraduate degree with at least B or 70-per-cent grade average, comprising: a four-year degree in a related discipline, or a Bachelor's degree and approved fourth year of study, or a three-year undergraduate degree in the health and welfare field, or a Graduate Certificate in Family Sensitive Practice or equivalent and a three-year degree in a related discipline.

Awarding body

La Trobe University

Faculty or department

Department of Health and Nursing

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Study Options for Master of Clinical Family Therapy:

Option 1

Duration: 2 to 3 years

Study mode: Part time

Start date:



Additional Domestic fee information:

AUD $16,050 per 120 credit points


Venue to be confirmed (Melbourne)

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Master of Clinical Family Therapy run by La Trobe University information was updated on 25-Nov-15

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