York, Mon Sep 09 2019 - Fri Sep 13 2019

(09 Sep 2019 9:00 AM - 13 Sep 2019 5:00 PM )

York Annual Systems-Centered Training Week

SCT Workshop with Fran Carter , Rowena Davis , Susan P. Gantt , Ray Haddock , Juliet Koprowska , Annie MacIver , Mike Maher
Contact: Juliet Koprowska or Susan Gantt

For Consultants, Managers and Therapists

Venue
King's Manor, University of York
Exhibition Square, YO1 7EP
York
UK

Event Details

The annual training week in York is well-established and offers 6 parallel courses to meet participants' developing requirements. Two courses are open to all & four depend on prior SCT experience & training. Choose one only.

Foundations of Systems-Centered Training - Led by Mike Maher
• Understand the basic theory of SCT and how it can be applied.
• Discover more about the impact that others have on you, and the influence you have on others.
This training is for those new to SCT as well as those with previous SCT experience. You will learn foundational SCT theory and methods through skills training and the experience of working in a real-life group over the course of the week. This training is primarily experiential & can be challenging.
Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-1:15pm

Making Work Roles Work (for us and our organizations) - Led by Susan Gantt
• Understand how to use SCT as we work as a team member.
• Explore how to use SCT to view our work contexts.
This experiential workshop is for those new to SCT as well as those with previous training wanting to apply their skills and explore their challenges in work roles. The content and experience of this workshop change every time, so if you've been before, you'll still have a new experience.
Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-1:15pm

Intermediate Trainings
Intermediate Skills & Advanced Intermediate Skills (starting Sunday afternoon, Sep 8) - Led by Ray Haddock
• Intermediate Skills: The first step in intermediate training, learning how to apply the SCT skills protocols with others.
• Advanced Intermediate Skills: Requires previous Intermediate Skills workshop & focuses on deepening understanding & use of protocols.
Before registering, contact Ray Haddock (rayhad@doctors.org.uk) to discuss criteria.
Applications due by July 8.
Sunday 2:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-1:15pm

Intermediate Leadership Development & Mentor Training (starting Sunday afternoon, Sep 8) - Led by Fran Carter & Annie MacIver
See & understand what is happening in a system: collect data from the communication pattern (SAVI) & driving & restraining forces in relation to the system goals, look at the phase of development & explore which restraining force to weaken to support survival, development & transformation in context. Builds on learning from Intermediate Skills Training.
Before registering, contact Fran Carter (carter2229@aol.com)) to discuss criteria.
Applications due by July 8.
Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-1:15pm

Container Training (starting Sunday afternoon, Sep 8) - Led by Rowena Davis & Juliet Koprowska
Work as containers to contribute to the group development within the Making Work Roles Work workshop by learning to watch the group & use data from yourselves as information about the system and its phase of development. Before registering, contact Rowena Davis (rdavis@rdaconsulting.net) to discuss criteria.
Applications due by July 8.
Sunday 2:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-1:15pm

Registration:
Click here for Online Registration

Sep 9-13:
Foundations of Systems-Centered Training & Making Work Roles Work

Early bird rate available until 31 July
Early bird rate £560 rising to £615 for SCTRI members
Early bird rate £600 rising to £660 for non-members

Sep 8-13:
Intermediate Skills, Advanced Intermediate Skills & Container Training

Early bird rate available until 31 July
Early bird rate £585 rising to £640 for SCTRI members
Early bird rate £625 rising to £685 for non-members

Sep 8-13:
Intermediate Leadership Development & Mentor Training

Early bird rate available until 31 July
Early bird rate £610 rising to £665 for SCTRI members
Early bird rate £650 rising to £710 for non-members

** LOCATION NOTE:
Sunday - The Intermediate Trainings start Sunday Sep 8 at York Medical Society, 23 Stonegate, York, Y01 8AW
Monday-Friday - All workshops will be at University of York, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York Y01 7EP

Presenters

Fran Carter MSS, LSW, CGP carter2229@aol.com
Fran Carter, MSS, LSW, CGP, is a Licensed Social Worker, living and working in the Philadelphia area. She maintains a clinical and consulting practice working with individuals, couples, groups and organizations. Fran is a founding member of the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute, and a Board Member and System Mentor. She continues to be interested in the development of training,curriculum and research and has contributed her time to these work groups within SCTRI. She is a licensed Systems-Centered Practitioner and a senior trainer, leading workshops, ongoing training and consultation groups and intensive training blocks throughout the US and Europe. She is also a principle in SAVI Communications and the SAVI Network where she works with others to develop training in the SAVI approach to communication. She brings to all her work the energy and creativity of her early background as an artist.

Rowena Davis MSc. rdavis@rdaconsulting.net
Rowena Davis, MSc., is an organizational consultant working with public, private and not-for-profit organizations in the UK and internationally. Her work combines coaching individuals and teams; facilitation; strategic marketing and planning; mapping systems; and running SCT and SAVI trainings in the US and Europe. She is a licensed Systems-Centered practitioner, a certified SAVI trainer and a member of the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute Board. She holds an MSc in Change Agent Skills & Strategies (Distinction) from the University of Surrey, a Dott. in Sociologia from the University of Trento, Italy, and a BSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics. She speaks fluent Italian and reasonable French. Rowena is based in London.

Susan P. Gantt Ph.D. sgantt@systemscentered.com
Susan Gantt, Ph.D., is Chair of the System-Centered Training and Research Institute and a licensed SCT practitioner, based in Atlanta, USA. She consults and trains internationally in the USA and Europe. She is Emerita faculty at Emory University School of Medicine, Psychiatry department, where she taught and coordinated group psychotherapy training for 29 years. She has co-authored several texts with Yvonne Agazarian and has written about emotional intelligence in organisations and phases of development in organisational work groups.

Ray Haddock MBChB, M.MedSc rayhad@doctors.org.uk
Ray Haddock, MBChB, M.MedSc, is a Licensed Systems-Centered Practitioner and a Member of the Institute of Group Analysis. He is also a member of the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute Board of Directors, and the Board of the International Association of Group Psychotherapy. He qualified in medicine in 1982, trained in Psychiatry then in Psychotherapy in Leeds (UK). He has wide experience of leading SCT training groups and workshops in UK and internationally. He practised as a Consultant Medical Psychotherapist in the UK for over 25 years and has had a number of NHS management roles, including whole system service development and implementation of training programs. He taught psychotherapy based on SCT to junior psychiatrists and psychotherapy trainees for over 20 years. Clinically he uses SCT in individual and group therapy and has developed a manual to support this work. He uses the Theory of Living Human Systems in day-to-day organisational work, consultation, mentoring and leadership development.

Juliet Koprowska MSW juliet.koprowska@york.ac.uk
Juliet Koprowska, MSW, Diploma in Counselling, has extensive training in Agazarian’s Theory of Living Human Systems and its Systems-Centered practice and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute. She co-leads systems-centered groups in the UK and the US and offers individual and group mentoring using systems-centered principles and methods. Following 10 years as a mental health social worker, she worked for more than 20 years at the University of York in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work. She is author of Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Social Work, published by Sage Learning Matters, has co-edited the Journal of Social Work Practice for six years, and is Chair of GAPS, a UK organisation for social work practitioners and managers promoting psychotherapeutic, systemic and relationship-based social work. She is a member of a group of international scholars (DANASWAC: Discourse and Narrative Approaches to Social Work and Counselling) whose work explores the relationship between discourse, policy and practice in health and social care. She can communicate effectively in Italian.

Annie MacIver MA, BA, CQSW annie.maciver2@icloud.com
Annie MacIver, MA, BA, CQSW, is a licensed Systems-Centered practitioner, has an MA in Consultation and the Organisation from UEL and the Tavistock Institute and is a qualified social worker. She has worked primarily within local government contexts, latterly as Director of Children’s Services. Annie has a particular interest in child protection work and adoption and fostering; she is specifically interested in developing interventions and building workforce skills to address the impact of developmental trauma on children and carers. Working in senior leadership roles over the last 20 years in large organisations has enabled Annie to develop a deep understanding of the challenges of delivering services and outcomes in contexts which are under significant pressure and stress. Applying SCT she has built effective teams and partnerships enabling them to deliver high quality outcomes. Through coaching and mentoring she has built the confidence and resilience of individuals and teams thereby releasing their energy and creativity to find solutions and meet the system goals.

Mike Maher MA, PGCE mike.maher1@me.com
Mike Maher, MA, PGCE, is a psychotherapist, trainer and organizational consultant. He is Director of the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute and a Licensed SCT Practitioner. He leads three ongoing SCT training groups and has led SCT trainings and organisational interventions in many international contexts. He was Deputy Director in a Therapeutic Community and subsequently he has developed a specialism in working with staff who work with client groups - adolescents and adults - characterized by their challenging natures. He has written papers and book chapters in working with staff groups, organizational issues in mental health reform, managing self-harm behaviours and other subjects, and has presented at many national and international conferences.

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