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COMMUNITY OF COMMUNITIES

ANNUAL FORUM 2009.

"A View From Ground Level"

 

MORNING SESSION

1. Welcome and Introduction to the Day Rex Haigh

 

2. Community of Communities Headlines and Highlights, Sarah Paget

PowerPoint

 

3. A View From Ground Level: Service User, Helen Legg

 

4. A View From Ground Level: Front Line Staff, Anita Bracey

PowerPoint

 

MEMBER PRESENTATIONS: Responding to Key Therapeutic Community Issues

 

HOW CAN COMMUNITY OF COMMUNITIES HELP WITH RESEARCH?

"A Three Way Approach to Collecting Outcome Data", The ATC Research Group. Led by Rex Haigh

 

COMMUNITY OF COMMUNITIES PARTICIPATION AS THERAPY

Chair: Kevin Polley, Arbours Crisis Centre

"Examining positive and negative features of service users' involvement in self- and peer- review", Members and Staff from Francis Dixon Lodge

"Involving Children and Young People - Therapeutic or Not?", Tony Hornby and Glebe House

 

TRAINING FOR THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITIES: THE "JOURNEYMAN" APPROACH

Chair: Raj Kelair, Calcot Services

"Learning Through Apprenticeship", Emma Pyle and Christina Vergara, Community Housing and Therapy

"An Introduction to European Companionship in Education, Training and Travel", Georges van der Straten, Trempoline Therapeutic Community

 

MEETING STATUTORY AND ORGANISATIONAL DEMANDS: A MASTER CLASS

Chair: Kirk Turner, Ministry of Justice

Chris Holman, Director of York Retreat and Chair of the Association of Therapeutic Communities

Bob Campbell and Dan Richter, Special Projects Officer and Head of Quality for Phoenix Futures

PowerPoint

Kevin Gallagher, Chief Executive of Bryn Melyn Care Ltd. and Chair of Charterhouse Group

 

 

INFORMAL TIME: IS IT NECESSARY FOR BEING A THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY?]

Chair: Hayley Brown, Diverse Pathways

"A View from a Residential Therapeutic Community", Members and Staff from the Cassel Hospital

"A View from a Day Therapeutic Community", Members and Staff from Oxford TC

 

ILLUSTRATED COMMUNITY OF COMMUNITIES: An opportunity to reflect visually on your TC's relationship with the Community of Communities

Ruth Merriman and members of St. Andrews Therapeutic Community

 

COMMUNITY OF COMMUNITIES DEBATE

"This house proposes that a TC is not a TC unless community members (staff and clients) are involved in staff interviews".

For: Rowdy Yates and Andy Brooker. Against: Emcee Chekwas and Matt Vince

 

PLENARY

 

Addendum: Exhibitors

Dave Warren-Holland of GroupWork Consultation and Training