A A A
Manual Event (Session ID,DateTime,Event) = tiu7e66jardn5bvfuuvla0n6p6 20240222154541 /communities/what-is-the-difference-between-family-social-work-and-family-therapy/

What is the difference between family social work and family therapy?

Share:
Whtasapp
Topic Discussions

Hello! I’m Dr. MEL. Nice to meet you! I’m absolutely excited that we are going to start this beautiful learning journey together and I’m sure you will find it fruitful and fulfilling. Feel free to share your thoughts here!

Recent Activity Discussions

Got questions? Simply post them and let’s discuss! 

Discussion thread: Family and Child Welfare Services
MP Wen
23 November 2023
What is the difference between family social work and family therapy?

What is the difference between family social work and family therapy?

Reply
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Judy
23 November 2023

No problem.

Replies
Like
Share
Whtasapp
MP Wen
23 November 2023

Thank you for the clarification.

Replies
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Judy
23 November 2023

I would say they are different. Family therapy relies on office-based intervention to help families make systemic changes. Family social work can be home-based and community-based, often unfolding in the same time and space as family life and focusing on daily routines, family interactions, and social environment.

Replies
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Latest Posts
More posts
Can I participate in the “life ambassadors” initiative for life education as a volunteer?
Can I participate in the "life ambassadors" initiative for life education as a volunteer?
DomingoYan
9 February 2024
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
What kind of forms can be employed in the community for life education?
What kind of forms can be employed in the community for life education?
DomingoYan
9 February 2024
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
I wish to volunteer in the field of life education. Have you got any suggestions?
I wish to volunteer in the field of life education. Have you got any suggestions?
Armand
9 February 2024
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Hello, my friend plans to commit suicide. Exists a suicide crisis center in Hong Kong that can provide assistance?
Hello, my friend plans to commit suicide. Exists a suicide crisis center in Hong Kong that can provide assistance?
Armand
9 February 2024
3Replies,0Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Featured Posts
Hi, I realized that it seems the concept “outcome” is different from the term “output”. Taking the grandparent training project as an example, what is the “outcome’ referable?
Hi, I realized that it seems the concept "outcome" is different from the term "output". Taking the grandparent training project as an example, what is the “outcome’ referable?
CouldYip
26 August 2021
7Replies,30Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
I have designed a large-scale survey about the life satisfaction of low-income families in Hong Kong. Is it appropriate to use the electronic survey through mobile phones?
I have designed a large-scale survey about the life satisfaction of low-income families in Hong Kong. Is it appropriate to use the electronic survey through mobile phones?
Realistic
20 August 2021
3Replies,30Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Questions about program evaluation and impact assessment (PE & IA)?
Dear MEL participants, Hello everyone! We are going to meet Prof. Aron Shlonsky this week (17&18 Oct). Do you have any problems or issues in program evaluation and impact assessment? Pleas ...
meladmin
15 October 2019
0Replies,52Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp
Question about the programme evaluation
Can someone recommend me a basic guide book for programme evaluation? We are an NGO in mainland China and providing services for young drug abusers in rural China. We learnt about your pro ...
Jessica
9 October 2019
4Replies,52Months ago
Like
Share
Whtasapp