family session

family session

A health episode in the UK which occurs when members of a “family” (a term that includes patients, their spouses and other relatives and carers) are seen together by health professionals and staff in one or more specialties, especially for mental-health-related issues. The patient(s) need not be present at a family session.
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Find out how to identify birds, trees and other wildlife at this free drop-in family session.
Jenny Stevens leads a family session involving games and discovery to raise awareness of the wonder of trees.
TODAY: It's the last day of the Brecon Jazz Festival in Powys and at midday there's a family session with pianist Jason Rebello.
His parents had come to campus earlier in the day for a family session. During the family session, they had laid out the ground rules for his behavior at home: no drinking, no smoking, no spending time with his friends in the streets, bedtime at 10:00 p.m.
Whether the clinician is faced with the introjected family the patient brings into an encounter or an actual conjoint family session, clinical encounters are, by definition, family encounters.
A special family session will take place from 5.45pm-6.45pm at Jubilee Sports Centre, while older children and teenagers can enjoy the Late Skate from 7-8pm.
There is a women-only session and a family session.
Thus, it seems only natural that a family session devotes a significant chunk of time to the patient's hair, clothes and music.
Between 1pm and 3pm visitors will help Mother Claus get ready for Christmas with a fun filled family session making decorations ready for the festive season.
If we took the children to the Saturday evening family session it makes for tea at around 8.30pm.
Vivid memories of traditional Sunday trips to the swimming baths with my own parents flooded back as we rolled Ellie's brand new swimsuit in her towel and headed for the family session at Wyndley swimming pool.
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