Diploma in Groupwork Practice (Turvey)


Venue: Centre for Group Therapy, Abbey Mews (off Jack’s Lane), Turvey, Bedfordshire, MK43 8DH

IGA Diploma in Groupwork Practice - Turvey 2022-23
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The course offers a blend of in-person and on-line group experiences. If Covid-19 restrictions don’t allow for this, the course will be convened fully online

Group Analysis is a powerful therapeutic medium that focuses on the relationship between the individual and the group, emphasising the social nature of the human experience. This is an advanced introduction to the theory and practice of group work, which can lead to Group Work Practitioner Status and Associate Membership of the IGA. It is also a necessary part of the full training as a Group Analyst.

Entry requirements:

- IGA Foundation Course or equivalent training - Degree or entry essay

- Group to bring to Work Reflection Group agreed with the Course Convenor

- Attendance at a course interview with Convenor and a personal consultation meeting with training Group Analyst.

The course runs over 10 block weekends from September 2022 to July 2023 from Friday evenings through to Sunday afternoons.

Course dates - weekend beginning:

September 16th, October 21st, November 18th, December 16th 2022 January 20th, February 17th, March 17th, April 21st, June 16th, July 21st 2023

(Large Group meetings comprised of current Foundation and Diploma students along with former Turvey courses graduates, is convened online on the 3rd Friday of each month 7pm-8.30pm)

National Learning Experience

This three-day event will provide an opportunity to explore some area of the curriculum in greater depth and an extended experience of working together in various groups with students from across the country, (venue and date TBC usually end of April).

Course Fee: £4,100

Payment options available. We are happy to discuss this with you.

(Early bird fee of £3,900 available until end of March 2022)

There is a non-refundable registration fee of £200 payable with your application

(Please contact Course Convenor for details of bursaries available for students in need of financial support).

To apply: Please go to the York Groupwork website http://www.turveygroupwork.co.uk/diploma.html to download the course prospectus, and then fill in and return the application form.

Deadline for applications: 31st July 2022


Andy Espey - Course Convenor

Tel: 07900468812