Institute for Family research and counseling (IFF)

The Institute for Family research and counseling employs an interdisciplinary team, which works on questions concerning family topics. Our main focus involves research, teaching and training. For families, the Institute offers a useful course and consulting offers.

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ZERTIFIKATSLEHRGANG

CAS Familienberatung

Die Zielsetzung dieses CAS liegt im interdisziplinären und anwendungsorientierten Vermitteln neuester wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse verschiedener der Familienberatung dienlichen Disziplinen wie etwa…

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FORSCHUNG

Pflegekinder - next generation

Das Projekt «Pflegekinder - next generation» zielt darauf ab, die Bedingungen, unter denen Pflegekinder in der Schweiz aufwachsen, nachhaltig zu verbessern. Zusammen mit einem Forschungsteam der OST, wird…

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WISSENSCHAFTLICHE STUDIE

Bestrafungsverhalten von Eltern in der Schweiz

Durchschnittlich gibt es etwa in jeder Schulklasse ein Kind, welches regelmässig körperlich bestraft wird. Jüngere Kinder sind dabei öfter betroffen. Des Weiteren erfährt jedes vierte Kind regelmässig…

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Counseling/mediation

The Center of Consultation and Therapy of the Institute for the Family offers ambulatory aids for children, adolescents, parents, couples, and individuals. This includes legal counseling, psychological counseling and psychotherapy (in German and French).

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Research

The Institute for the Family is mainly a scientific research institute whose aim is to conduct quality empirical research in several specialized and interdisciplinary fields.

 

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Master in Family, Children and Youth Studies

The Institute for the Family has designed an interdisciplinary Master which offers training in the fields of psychology, educational sciences, law as well as social and human sciences (in German).

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Education

The Institute for the Family is initially active in university education, but also offers, on its own or in conjunction with other universities, various continuing education courses.

 

Information about continuing education