GAN SHORT COURSE ON GROUP ANALYTIC GROUPWORK SKILLS

Course runs on-line via Zoom.

Groups can be scary places for group facilitators, as well as group members. Learning about the basics, can offer confidence and new skills. The course is designed as an introduction to group analytic groupwork skills – focusing on particular areas that are designed to give you the knowledge, understanding and practical skills necessary to go about setting up and facilitating an effective group. It offers a supportive environment and an opportunity to learn about the fundamental skills required in facilitating effective groups. Group analytic skills are of value in all group contexts.

 

 

Overview of
the Course

  • Basic introduction to Group Analytic Theory. Understanding why some groups flourish and others flounder.
  • What a group facilitator’s role is.
  • Understanding boundaries, creating and maintaining them.
  • Managing conflict.
  • How groups affect the facilitator emotionally.
  • How to manage how members relate to each other, and you, within the group, so that these help rather than hinder the group task.
  • Managing endings in groups.

Who is the Course for

The Course is designed for those working with groups in a variety of settings, including mental health and other health related services, drugs and alcohol recovery services, therapy, counselling, probation and prison services, social care, children and young people’s services and education providers. It will also be of benefit to those who wish to develop a greater understanding of team and organisational dynamics.  Group analytic theory and principles provide the framework for this training.

Course Fee

£435 (or £145 x 3 monthly payments) for self-funding applicants

£550 for those funded by their employer/organisation

£50 deposit required on application

Course Dates

24 October 2024 – 12 December 2024

(Interview Date 17 October 2024)

Course Time: Thursdays from 4.00pm – 7.00pm

Application

Please complete the application form here and email to Nadine Gregory (GAN Clerical Officer)

For details of Bursaries and Assisted Places offered by GAN please click here

THIS COURSE CAN ALSO BE PROVIDED IN-HOUSE FOR WHOLE DEPARTMENTS OR SERVICES, IF REQUIRED.

For examples of one and two day in-house service programmes, click here