SCT Conference 2019 Program

Pre-Conference Weekend Institute: Saturday and Sunday

  • Provides an excellent introduction to systems-centered training and an intensive training experience.
  • Offers attendees at all levels of training an opportunity to learn about themselves, systems, and groups in the unique environment built through SCT techniques.

Five-Day Conference

Morning Training Sessions: Monday - Friday

Choose one Early Morning Training & one Late Morning Training OR choose one Full Morning Training. Please note the prerequisite and/or application requirements for the Intermediate & Advanced level trainings.

  • Experiential training groups at the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced levels.
  • Late morning Drop-In Groups focused on Foundation-level theory or skills.
  • Late morning Intermediate and Advanced trainings focused on learning a particular skill.

Afternoon Workshops: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday

  • Opportunities to focus on applying Systems-Centered Theory and methods in various contexts.
  • You can sample workshops or “specialize” by choosing to follow an Organizational Development (OD), Clinical(CL), Research (R), Education (E), SAVI (S), Theory & Basics (TB), or General (G) track.

Large Group Practicum: At the end of each day from Sunday to Thursday (except Wednesday)

  • A conference-as-a-whole practicum that explores the conference experience using functional subgrouping.

Pre-Conference Weekend Institute
Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm and Sunday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Five-Day Conference

The Five-Day Conference begins Sunday evening with a Welcome from Mike Maher, Director of SCTRI, at 4:45pm. Followed by Large Group 5:05 - 6:35pm

The Large Group continues Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4:20-5:50PM

Morning Training

Choose one Early Morning Training & one Late Morning Training, OR choose one Full Morning Training.

Early Morning Training – Build and Work in an SCT Group (Monday - Friday 8:45-10:15)

Late Morning Training – (Monday - Friday 10:35-12:05)

Choose a Drop-In Group each day OR an Intermediate/Advanced Training.

Drop-In Groups

The Drop-In Groups include the basic elements of SCT theory and practice and are open to all levels. Choose one each day.

Intermediate / Advanced Training

Full Morning Training - (Monday - Friday, see below for start times)

Afternoon Workshops

Choose one workshop for each afternoon

Monday 2:00-4:00

Tuesday 2:00-4:00


Wednesday Afternoon Free -- Explore Philadelphia


Thursday 2:00-4:00

Friday 2:00-4:00