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Dates for Diaries 2014Important dates for your TC diary.  For more information on the dates below and to book your place at any of the events listed below please see our events page.10 September 2014: WorkshopAn Introduction to Core Competencies for Therapeutic Communities26 September 2014: Training DayPeer Reviewer Training Day5 December 2014: Workshop

An Introduction to Group Work

5 March 2015: Workshop

Effective Leadership in Therapeutic Communities 

Community of Communities Art Competition 2014

Community of Communities has opened the 2014 Therapeutic Community Art Competition.

Please click here to download a flyer to advertise the competition within your community.

Community of Communities is running an Art Competition for new images of artwork which will be used to illustrate our published documents, including Local Reports, Annual Reports, Standards Publications, Information Posters and Newsletters. 


Any form of artwork based on any theme can enter the competition and we only require a photograph of the entry.  Communities can enter pieces created together or independently and there is no limit on the number of entries so get creative!


Please ensure that the photographs submitted are of good quality and that the artwork can be clearly seen.  If you have created a sculpture or similar piece, please can you insure the image is on a clear background (e.g. in front of a white wall).  Please include the title of the artwork where applicable and the names of those involved in creating it if they wish to be listed if selected as a winning entry.


The closing date for submissions is Tuesday 30 September 2014


Please send all submissions by email to

Printed photographs can be sent by post to:

Josie Thorne
Community of Communities
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
21 Prescot Street
E1 8BB

Opportunities to work within Therapeutic Communities

New opportunities to work in a Therapeutic Community, please click on the job titles below for more information about the role.  Please use the contact details provided in the adverts for all correspondents relating to these opportunities.

If you would like to post an advert for an opportunity to work within your therapeutic community please email


If you would like to post a notice on our notice board, please email



Community of Communities Art Competition 2013Thank you to everyone who submitted entries to the Community of Communities Art Competition.  Congratulations to our competition winner, Dawn Evans for her piece I Dislike Blue, and our runners up. 
Competition Winner
I Dislike Blue by Dawn Evans

  I Dislike Blue by Dawn Evans



Runners up  
Connecting People by Craig Townend Ellies Music by Dawn Evans
Connecting People
by Craig Townend

Ellies Music by Dawn Evans
Getto by Rosa dei Venti Untitled by Grendon TC Member

 Getto by Roas dei Venti

 Untitled by Grendon TC Member
Greeting Card by Umesh Helping Hands on Your Journey by Oracle Care
 Greeting Card by Umesh

 Helping Hands on your Journey
by Oracle Care

Weathering the Storm Together by The Brenchley Unit

Seasons by Larchfield Craft

Weathering the Storm Together
by The Brenchley Unit

 Seasons by Larchfield Craft

Lioncare Level 3 Diploma in Therapeutic Childcare and Education - Accredited by CACHE Lioncare are seeking new applicants for their training course in Kent.  If you would like more information about this course and details on how to apply, please click here, or alternatively please contact to discuss the course further.


Where next...

Community of Communities, The Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street
London, E1 8BB

Tel: 020 3701 2679   Email:

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