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FPCAP 4th National Convention

posted Oct 16, 2012, 4:48 PM by Pastoral Counseling   [ updated Jul 20, 2015, 1:16 AM ]

With this year’s theme “Family Counseling: Towards Resiliency, Empowerment and Transformation”, the Family & Pastoral Counselling Association of the Philippines is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Convention on November 15-17, 2012 at the Conference Hall, University of the East, C.M. Recto Ave., Manila.

Keynote Speaker for this event is the Most Reverend Deogracias S. Yniguez, DD , Bishop of Kalookan and a staunch family advocate.

Plenary topics for this Convention consist of research-based output focusing on current family issues that provide such challenge in the practice of family counseling. These are “ Perceptions of quality time in the family,” “Adolescent children and mid-lifing parents,” “Sons having same sex relationship: Restoring relationship with the father,” and “Taking care of the aging parent.”

On the other hand, the participants can look forward in adding extra skills and improving their counseling knowledge through the following workshops: “Counseling parents with their teenage children,” “Reality therapy for troubled couples,” Sex matters: Handling sexuality in counseling,” “Dealing with a bully in the family” and “Developing family mediation skills."