Training and Events
Community of Communities runs events
throughout the year, including training and workshops. Please
find details below about up-coming events being run by the
Community of Communities.
Community of Communities
The Community of Communities is running a
series of workshops throughout the annual cycle which are free for
members to attend and are designed to support members to develop
and share Therapeutic Community practice within the context of
Community of Communities. All member organisations are
encouraged to attend these workshop sessions, including
community managers, front line staff and service users.
Workshop Booking Form
If you are not a member of Community of Communities and would
still like to attend one of the workshops below please
contact Josie Thorne to
discuss booking places.
- This workshop is now fully booked.
An introduction to the Core Competencies and
an opportunity to explore how to work with these in your
An opportunity to explore models of group
work, and reflect on the anxieties and challenges relating to
working in groups.
An opportunity to explore how to develop effective
leadership with a Therapeutic Community.
To reserve a place at any of the
training workshops listed, please download and complete the
form and send it to Josie Thorne. For more
information and general enquiries please contact Josie Thorne Tel: 020 3701
Workshop Booking Form
COMMUNITY OF COMMUNITIES TRAINING
Training 26 September
2014 - This workshop is now fully booked.
Community of Communities is peer reviewer training, open to
current member organisations and independent peer
Current member organisations are encouraged to nominate
staff and service users who will be taking part in peer reviews
this cycle to attend the training session which provides
an introduction to the peer reviewer role. Please complete
the booking form with the details of the attendees from your
Ex-staff and ex-service users are encouraged to apply to
become independent peer reviewers.
This enables you to maintain a link with TCs by continuing to
take part in the review cycle whilst no longer being directly
involved in a service. To apply to become an independent
peer reviewer please download the Independent Peer
Reviewer Specification and complete the application form at the
end of the document.
Please return completed application forms to Josie Thorne.
Lead Reviewer Training
Staff members and ex-service users with
peer-review experience are invited to apply to become a lead
reviewer. The training will equip you with the skills
and knowledge to lead the peer review process and give you an
introduction to report writing. To book your place at the
training day, please download the Lead Reviewer
Specification and complete the application form at the end of
the document. Please return completed application forms to
CofC Annual Forum - May 2014
Thank you to all who came to the annual forum this year which
explored "Therapeutic Communities: Isn't it obvious?"
We were delighted to have Dr Gary Winship as the key note
speaker, presenting on the recovery model.
Some of the presentation slides and video
recordings of the key presentations and debate are available
A summary of the feedback given on the day is available
If you would like any information about the previous Community of
Communities Annual Forums, please get in touch with the team.
ATC Living-Learning Experiences
Communities, The Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot
London, E1 8BB
Tel: 020 3701 2679 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org