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Diploma in Groupwork Practice (Turvey)

Updated: Mar 10


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

IGA Diploma in Groupwork Practice - Turvey 2023-24
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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 2023 to July 2024 from Friday evenings through to Sunday afternoons.

Course dates - weekend beginning:

September 22nd, October 20th, November 17th, December 8th 2023 January 19th, February 16th, March 8th, April 19th, June 21st, July 19th 2024.

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: £4,250

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

(Early bird fee of £4,050 available until end of March 2023)

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 to download the course prospectus, and then fill in and return the application form.

Deadline for applications: 31st July 2023


Andy Espey - Course Convenor

Tel: 07900468812

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