Description

This professional master’s degree is unique as it addresses those aspects that have received the most attention in the research carried out on the subject. To this end, we develop some questions regarding the relationship between external stress factors, family interaction and psychological problems in children and adolescents"

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Gradually, family dynamics have been recognized to not only protect members against certain adversities or certain personal disorders, but it has also been noted that certain aspects of family functioning can help to improve inappropriate behavior (especially in children and adolescents). This not only applies in the family environment, but also in other areas and other disorders, as is the case of emotional or psychosomatic disorders. 

Researchers have hypothesized that the negative impact that certain external factors may have on the development of emotional and behavioral problems in children and adolescents is directly shaped by family structure and dynamics. In many cases, stress factors can modify the family environment to such an extent that they become dysfunctional. 

Economic status is one of the most frequently studied family pathologies. Different research has brought to light that economic stress has a negative influence on psychological well-being and family relationships. In addition, there has been an increase in the number of studies which show the influence of economic stress on children and adolescents is shaped by the type of relationship that exists between parents and children. However, the processes through which economic stress can generate emotional “distress” or negatively affect family relationships still haven’t been adequately proved and clarified. One such attempt to clarify these processes is the theoretical model elaborated by Conger et al., which posits that economic stress experienced by parents exacerbates both disharmony and conflict between parents, as well as problems between parents and children over money-related issues. Specifically, they claim that economic stress among parents provokes high levels of irritability in the couple, alongside more stubborn attitudes in relation to money management which can, in turn, result in more general hostility towards their children. These hostile and coercive behavioral changes towards children can generate or increase any emotional and behavioral problems they may have.

Update your knowledge through the professional master’s degree program in Family Therapy and Stress for Psychologists”

This professional master’s degree in Family Therapy and Stress for Psychologists contains the most complete and updated program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • More than 75 clinical cases presented by psychology experts. The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • New diagnostic and therapeutic developments on evaluation, diagnosis and intervention of the biological and neurological processes which explain mental illnesses
  • It contains practical exercises where the self-evaluation process can be carried out to improve learning
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course
  • With special emphasis on evidence-based psychology and research methodologies in psychology
  • All this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This professional master’s degree is the best investment you can make in the selection of an up-to-date program, for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in Family Therapy and Stress for Psychologists, you will obtain a qualification with university curricular value"

The faculty includes professionals from the field of psychology, who bring their experience to this professional master’s degree program, as well as renowned specialists from leading scientific societies.

The multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive educational program to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem-Based Learning, whereby the psychologist must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the course. For this purpose, the psychologist will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by, renowned and experienced experts in the field of family therapy and stress for psychologists with extensive teaching experience.

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Objectives

The program is oriented towards achieving the development of theoretical-practical learning, so that the specialist is able to keep their knowledge up to date in order to practice their profession with complete safety.

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This professional master’s degree is designed to help you update your knowledge in Family Therapy and Stress for Psychologists, with the use of the latest educational technology, to contribute with quality and safety to decision-making, diagnosis, treatment, and patient support"

General Objectives

  • Master the current knowledge of psychic and social disorders in the family
  • Learn how to achieve a therapist-patient bond in the field of family therapy
  • Identify the agents who live with the child and adolescent, to discover their impact on family psychopathology
  • Develop understanding of the dynamics between the parents and the consequences on the family
  • Describe, in relation to protocols, the intervention programs, taking into account the characteristics and aspects of the systemic relationship in the family
  • Identify the evolution of the different disorders listed in the DSM-5 or ICD-10
  • Master the fields of medical-psychologist interaction in family intervention
  • Provide the professional with all the up-to-date references on the diagnosis, intervention and therapeutic process of the family
  • Describe with decision protocols the individualized study of family members in order to perform a rigorous psychopathological study
  • Use decision trees to make a permanent differential diagnosis
  • Organize all the information within a multidisciplinary framing model in the study of the biopsychosocial framework of the family in this century

Specific Objectives

Module 1. Psychodiagnosis and Assessment of the Family System

  • Master knowledge of the family clinic, as well as to provide the necessary skills to work in a systemic way 
  • Identify and make decisions about patients taking into account the social and emotional fabric in which they find themselves 
  • Address the family, school and social environment 

Module 2. The Family Interview

  • Implement silence into family intervention 
  • Manage the emotional crises within a session with children or adolescents and adults 

Module 3. Family Stress

  • Describe the emotional schemas of the family members 

Module 4. Family Bonds and Systemic Organization

  • Manage and stabilize the emotional and affective deficiencies of the patient within the intervention 

Module 5. Family Models and Parenting Roles

  • Identify and master the clinical and prognostic features of the various disorders of childhood and adolescence 

Module 6. Modes of Intervention in Family Therapy

  • Use the intervention to determine when it is necessary for other professionals to join the analysis process 

Module 7. Family Problems Which Need Interventions

  • Master knowledge of current systemic psychopathology

Module 8. Types of Expertise and Contexts that Surround Psychological Expertise

  • Develop monitoring models that express the changes in stress pathologies 
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Professional Master's Degree in Family and Stress Therapy for Psychologists

At the Faculty of Psychology of TECH Global University we study special methods of treatment of emotional disorders, whose scope of intervention is not the isolated individual patient, but the family understood as an organic whole. With this objective, we offer a Professional Master's Degree in Family Therapy and Stress for Psychologists in which, in addition, we train professionals in Psychology to eliminate, delay or modify symptoms of altered behavioral patterns that damage the environment within a family. To this end, we also study other related aspects such as changes in the family interaction system in the health, economic and social areas, among others.

The best postgraduate course in Family Therapy

At TECH, in order to prepare psychologists in a comprehensive manner, we address a significant amount of essential knowledge in our postgraduate course in Family Therapy. We study from the psychological evaluation of the family system (language, pathological bonds, rejection, abandonment, stress, conflicts and tensions), to family models and parental roles (separation, divorce, gender violence, abuse, psychological violence, secondary victimization and degrees of incapacity). We also delve into the evaluation systems of children and adolescents, the study of the credibility of the story, the family interview, the degree of stress in the family, family ties and modes of intervention, among other related aspects.