Men are remarkably under-represented in therapy as well as in therapy with children and families. Clinical views of men have become polarized with little middle ground particularly in separated households. Yet current family research shows significant improvement in positive outcomes when fathers are involved with their children after separation. Assumptions that are readily made by family members and workers may serve to limit the involvement of males in therapy.
This workshop will outline how brief therapies with their strength-based approach and action orientation can provide a good fit for engaging men in therapy. The context of male power and the costs of masculinity will be explored along with cautions about involving abusive and violent men.
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This workshop is suitable for Mental Health and Medical Professionals, as well as Direct Service Workers.
Facilitator: Eric King MSW, RSW
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Friday, December 2, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMEastern Time Zone
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Hincks-Dellcrest Institute114 Maitland StreetToronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1Canada
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