York, Mon Sep 17 2018 - Fri Sep 21 2018

(17 Sep 2018 9:00 AM - 21 Sep 2018 1:15 PM )

York Annual Systems-Centered Training Week

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

A practical approach to change

King's Manor, University of York
Exhibition Square

Event Details

The annual training week in York is well-established and offers 5 parallel courses to meet participants' developing requirements. Two courses are open to all & three depend on prior SCT experience & training. Choose one only.

Foundations of Systems-Centered Training - Led by Fran Carter & 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 16) - 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 & to apply.
Applications due by July 8.
Sunday 2:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-1:15pm

Container Training (starting Sunday afternoon, Sep 16) - 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 19 with response by July 31.
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Sunday 2:00-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-1:15pm

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Sep 17-21:
Foundations of Systems-Centered Training & Making Work Roles Work

Early bird rate available until 31 July
Early bird rate £550 rising to £605 for SCTRI members
Early bird rate £590 rising to £650 for non-members

Sep 16-21:
Intermediate Skills, Advanced Intermediate Skills & Container Training

Early bird rate available until 31 July
Early bird rate £575 rising to £630 for SCTRI members
Early bird rate £615 rising to £675 for non-members

** LOCATION NOTE for Intermediate Skills, Advanced Intermediate Skills & Container Training:
Sunday - The workshops will be at York Medical Society, 23 Stonegate, York, Y01 8AW
Monday-Friday - The workshops will be at University of York, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York Y01 7EP


Fran Carter MSS, LSW, CGP carter2229@aol.com
Frances 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 organisational consultant working with private, public & not-for-profit organisations internationally, coaching individuals & teams & facilitating change & leadership development. She runs SCT & SAVI trainings in the US & Europe. She is a licensed SCT practitioner, a certified SAVI trainer & a member of the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute Board.

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 organizations and phases of development in organizational work groups.

Ray Haddock MBChB, M.MedSc rayhad@doctors.org.uk
Dr. Ray Haddock, MBChB, M.MedSc, is a licensed SCT practitioner and leads SCT training groups in London. He is also staff member on the annual SCT training in York, leading the Intermediate Skills Training. He has been an SCT trainer for 10 years leading many international SCT training events and workshops, including SCT Annual International Conference Co-Director in 2012 and 2013. In 2001 he took on responsibility for developing a Systemic Psychotherapy service including an innovative psycho-educational group. He has had many management and leadership roles including director of psychotherapy services, team work development, specialty tutor for core psychiatry training in psychotherapy and clinical lead for the Personality disorder specialist team implementing the National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidelines for treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder in Sheffield Health and Social Care Foundation Trust.

Juliet Koprowska MSW juliet.koprowska@york.ac.uk
Juliet Koprowska, MSW, Diploma in Counselling, has extensive experience of systems-centered training at an advanced level, most recently as a member of the group observing the last Authority Issue/Licensing Group. She is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of York where her main roles are teaching qualifying and registered social workers. Her areas of expertise are communication, family work, group work, and field education. She researches communication in social work practice and is author of Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Social Work (4th edition). London: Sage Learning Matters, a book widely used on social work programmes in the UK. She organises the annual SCT event held in York, England.

Mike Maher MA, PGCE mike.maher1@me.com
Mike Maher, MA, PGCE, is a psychotherapist, trainer and organizational consultant. He is a Licensed Systems-Centered Practitioner, Director of the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute, and leads two ongoing SCT training groups. 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 behaviors and other subjects, and has presented at many national and international conferences.