Presented by: Dr Jenny Brown has been working in the field of child and family mental health and family therapy since the 1980’s. She has been a trainer and supervisor in the field in Australia and internationally for over 20 years. Her formal family systems training began in the 1980’s in Australia and overseas (Tavistock in London, Family Institute and Salvador Minuchin in New York). Jenny is Emeritus Executive Director of the Family Systems Institute Sydney, which she co-founded in 2004. She currently directs the Family Systems Practice and the Parent Hope Project (manualized interventions in child mental health). She is a clinical member and supervisor for the Australian Association of Family Therapy and, in 2018, received the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy award for distinguished contribution to family therapy in Australia. In 2022 she received the annual research award from Bowen Centre for the Study of the Family in Washington DC based on her PhD research (Social Science UNSW) exploring parents’ experience of their child’s mental health treatment
Audience: for Mental Health (and Education) Professionals at All Levels & Any Professional that applies Behavioural & Developmental Science to their Practice. Along with those wishes to grow their systemic practice. Services providing support and therapy to children, young people and parents/carers.
Mental Health Professionals: All mental health professionals including, but not limited to Clinical Counsellors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Addiction Specialists, Marital & Family Therapists, Child Protection and Disability Workers, Guidance Officers, Speech and Language Therapists, Residential Care Workers and Foster Support Workers, and all other mental health professionals looking to enhance their therapeutic skills.
Education Professionals: An adapted workshop can be presented to educational professionals who work with children or youth including, but not limited to K–12 School Counsellors, School Paraprofessionals and all other professionals who support behavioural challenges and complex learning needs. For further details email us here.