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Course description

This course presents the most pertinent Systemic models based. For each model, the instructor discusses with the students its theoretical underpinnings, the meaning of the symptom, goals of therapy, assessment and intervention strategies, and the role of the therapist in the therapist-client relationship. Clinical examples are provided to illustrate the link between theory and practice.

Other activities: 90 hours of reading and/or preparing written papers

Course Evaluation:
Assignment # 1
40% of the final mark
Due date: end of December

Assignment #2
60% of the final mark
Due date: mid May

Attestation: The Argyle Institute will provide official attestation for the OPQ

Date: Tuesdays from September 5th 2017 to April 24th 2018
Time: From 9:00am to 10:30am
Duration: 45 hours
Fees: $800.00

Location Argyle Institute for Human Relations
4150 Ste Catherine St. West
Suite 328
Westmount, QC H3Z 2Y5
514 931-5629
Available Spaces
September 5, 2017 24
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Fee $800.00

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New this fall, the Argyle is offering a Certificate Program in Loss Bereavement and Life Transitions. The program consists of 60 hours of study offered in two 30 hour Modules given over two semesters.

OPQ Accredited CE hours: 60*
OTSTCFQ Accredited CE Hours: 60*


Module I – Loss and Transitions in the Context of Gender, Culture, Relationships and Illness
OPQ Accreditation Number RP02094-17 CE Hours: 30
OTSTCFQ Reference Number 464


Module II Loss and Transition in the Context of Trauma, Ambiguity and Suicide offer theoretical content, cutting edge research and therapeutic approaches.
OPQ Accreditation Number RP02095-17 CE Hours: 30
OTSTCFQ Reference Number 464


The program welcomes psychologists, psychotherapists and all other health professionals.
Classes are in English and accommodations will be made for Francophone participants.

* If you take Module I and II (30 CE Hours for each module)

Location Argyle Institute / Institut Argyle
4150 Sainte Catherine W.
Suite 3281
Westmount QC H3Z2Y5
(514) 931-562
Christopher McKinnon MA, PhD, OPQ
October 4, 2017 - March 14, 2018
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Certificate Program ( Module I and II) - Argyle Clinical Members and Argyle Students - ONLY $1,300.00
Certificate Program (Module I and II)- Non - Argyle Affiliation $1,500.00
Module I - Argyle Clinical Members and Argyle Students - ONLY $700.00
Module I - Non Argyle Affiliation $800.00
Module II - Clinical Members and Argyle Students - ONLY $700.00
Module II - Non - Argyle Affiliation $800.00