Workshops & Conferences

Continuing Professional Development at IFT and the Corona virus.

At IFT we recognise that many of you may wish to continue your professional development, even though many of you will be working from home and otherwise restricted in social movement.

We have arranged with most of our presenters to deliver a shorter version (3 hours) of their workshop via Zoom.  This has the advantage of you and them staying safe while still allowing for a community of learners to be established.

The first of these workshops will be the Three Helpings of Supervision being held on April 29th, 30th and 1st May.  These will now be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a short comfort break sometime during the morning.  Participants will receive 3 hours of CPD for each of the sessions.

These will be offered at the reduced rate of £40 for each session.

Angela Vanriel, our workshops organiser, will be in touch with those of you already registered on events.

2020 Programme

Thursday 20th February

Renos Papadopoulos

Working with trauma: systemic perspectives

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Friday 28th February

Hendrix Hammond and Juma Woodhouse

Systemic practice in educational settings

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2nd and 6th March

Amanda Middleton and Maeve Malley

Queering gender and sexuality in systemic practice

Monday 2nd March: A one-day workshop which considers issues for systemic psychotherapists and practitioners working with adult LGBTQ+ clients

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Friday 6th March: Queering gender in systemic practice: working alongside trans, non-binary and gender questioning young people

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24th, 25th, 26th, 27th March

Matthew Selekman: a 4-day course

Working with violent, suicidal and self-destructive adolescents: a hands-on 4-day intensive training

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Three helpings of supervision

Wednesday 29th April: 9.30am – 12.30pm via zoom

Jim Sheehan

The transformative potential of supervision dialogues

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Thursday 30th April: 9.30am – 12.30pm via zoom

Jim Wilson

Creativity in crisis? A systemic orientation to consultation

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Friday 1st May: 9.30am – 12.30pm via zoom

Barbara McKay

The personal is the professional – using personal turning points to invite a deeper understanding of our professional practices

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21st & 22nd May and 25th & 26th June

Arlene Vetere and Rudi Dallos: a 4-day course

Attachment Narrative Therapy

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Friday 5th June

Mark Rivett and Stacey McDonald

No frontiers in the digital world: how the digital world is changing our work with young people and families

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Friday 12th June

Myrna Gower and Chip Chimera

Second phase parenting

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2nd, 3rd & 6th July

Arlene Vetere and Jan Cooper

Working with Family Violence

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Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd October

Paolo Bertrando and Claudia Lini

Finding one’s place: theory and practice of systemic dialogical therapy

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Wednesday 25th, Thursday 26th and Friday 27th November

Multiple presenters including Barbara McKay and Rachel Watson

Imagining the future of social care in the UK

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Friday 4th December

John Burnham and Barry Mason

Supervising systemically

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