Open days in 2019 and 2020

Our open evening and open days allow you to learn more about our diverse range of courses, explore our facilities and spend invaluable time with our staff and students to get a taste of what life as a student at the Tavistock and Portman is really like.  

Covid-19 update: The health of our open event attendees and our staff and students is a priority.  From March 2020 until further notice, our events will be conducted online with the course teams via Zoom.  Please sign up using the forms below and you will be sent full instructions on how to join us virtually.

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Over a few hours, you will have the chance to:

  • Hear presentations on the clinical work and courses we offer across working with children, adolescents and adults in both social work and forensic settings
  • Hear from our current students in an open Q&A panel session
  • Speak with our course leads about courses and hear how they can benefit you and your career
  • Gain advice from our specialist recruitment team about how and when to apply for a course
  • View our facilities including our world-renowned library.

If you require assistance during your visit to one of our events, please let us know in advance of your arrival by emailing training@tavi-port.ac.uk

Our open events provide you with excellent opportunities to find out more about our courses, meet our staff and ask questions about studying with us.

Upcoming open events:

  • Saturday 20 June 2020, 10am-1pm

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Upcoming course specific open events

Throughout the year, we hold a number of course-specific open events. These events take place in a variety of formats designed to focus on a specific course. You will have the opportunity to meet course tutors, ask questions and find out more information about your course of interest.  

If you have any questions about our course specific open events  do not hesitate to get in touch . Or alternatively, sign up to our mailing list to stay up-to-date with all the latest news and information on our events. 

Coronavirus update: The health of our open event attendees and our staff and students is a priority and so going forward, our events will be conducted online with the course teams via Zoom.  Please sign up using the forms below and you will be sent full instructions on how to join us virtually.


March 

Systemic approaches to working with individuals, families and organisations (D4) 

Tuesday 31st March 2020 6-7.30pm 

Join us for an informative open evening to learn more about our Systemic approaches to working with individuals, families and organisations (D4) foundation and intermediate course. 

You will meet the course lead who will encourage you to bring your questions and work out if this is best course for you. It will also help you start to prepare for the things you might need to have in place to make the learning the best for you if you do choose to embark on a systemic journey.

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Please note: This event will be conducted online via Zoom.  Please sign up using the form in the link above and you will be sent full instructions on how to join the event on the day. 


April 

Working with children, young people and families: a psychoanalytic observational approach (M7)

Wednesday 1st of April 2020 6.00-7.00pm

Join us on Wednesday 1st of April 2020 6.00-7.00pm a better understanding of the complex make-up of the course with all the different traditional and experiential learning components. You will also get a flavour of the kind of thinking about work with children, young people and families that the course offers. 

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Please note: This event will be conducted online via Zoom.  Please sign up using the form in the link above and you will be sent full instructions on how to join the event on the day. 


Consulting and leading in organisations: Psychodynamic and systemic approaches (D10)  

Tuesday 21st of April 2020 6-8pm 

Join us for one of our introductory seminars for our Masters in Consulting and leading in organisations: psychodynamic and systemic approaches (D10). Seminars will be delivered by faculty of the programme. 

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Please note: This event will be conducted online via Zoom.  Please sign up using the form in the link above and you will be sent full instructions on how to join the event on the day.  


Professional doctorate in advanced practice and research: systemic psychotherapy (M10) 

Thursday 23rd of April 2020 from 5.30pm 

Attendees will acquire a good all round idea of the role of research in systemic psychotherapy and of what it means to do a Doctorate. The evening will consist of a short welcome and then we will move on to introductions Research in Systemic Psychotherapy, followed by what is a doctorate? Introduction to the M10 course Student presentations and then also have an opportunity for question and answers.  

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Please note: This event will be conducted online via Zoom.  Please sign up using the form in the link above and you will be sent full instructions on how to join the event on the day. 


May

Introduction to counselling and psychotherapy (D12) - coffee morning 

Tuesday 5th of May - 11am-12.30pm

Join us for an informative coffee morning from 11am-12.30pm, where you will be able to find our more about our Introduction to counselling and psychotherapy course (D12) and have the opportunity to participate in an open Q&A session.

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Psychodynamic psychotherapy with couples (D59C)

Wednesday 6th May 2020 6-7pm

Join us for an informative open evening to learn more about our Psychodynamic psychotherapy with couples (D59C) course. Throughout the evening you will have the opportunity to meet with the course team and ask questions. This event will provide a good flavour of what it’s like to work with couples, why it’s an inspiring way to work, how we tend to understand couple interaction and also how it can deepen ones individual work.

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Mental health and well-being; child, adolescent, family and young people and adults (D24 and D24A)

Monday 11 May 2020 6-8pm 

Join us for an informative open evening to learn more about our Mental health and well-being; child, adolescent, families and young people and adults (D24 and D24A) courses. Throughout the evening you will have the opportunity to meet with the course team (staff and current students) and ask questions about the training course. This event will take place at the Tavistock Centre. 

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Understanding trauma: principles and practice (D18)  

Monday 11 May 2020 6-7.15pm 

Join us for our open evening on Monday 11th of May 2020 from 6-7.15pm. You will have a chance to listen to a brief presentation on the course from the team and also learn more from the work of the trauma service. You will also have the chance to have all your questions answered via our Q&A at the end of the evening. 

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Consulting and leading in organisations: Psychodynamic and systemic approaches (D10)

Tuesday 19th of May 2020 6-8pm 

Join us for one of our introductory seminars for our Masters in Consulting and leading in organisations: psychodynamic and systemic approaches (D10). Seminars will be delivered by faculty of the programme. 

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June 

Consulting and leading in organisations: Psychodynamic and systemic approaches (D10)

Saturday 6th of June 2020 9-10.45am 

Join us for one of our introductory seminars for our Masters in Consulting and leading in organisations: psychodynamic and systemic approaches (D10). Seminars will be delivered by faculty of the programme. 

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We understand that it may not always be possible to attend our open events in person. 

Our virtual open days will provide you with excellent opportunities to find out more about our courses, virtually meet our students and staff. 

Our virtual events will take place on; 

  •        Monday 4th May, 1.30pm – 4pm 
  •        Tuesday 12th May, 10.30 – 1pm 
  •        Tuesday 26th May, 2.30 – 5pm 

We look forward to virtually meeting you in May. 

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We schedule a number of free webinars throughout the year giving you an opportunity to hear from leading academic about a range of topics.

If you are interested in finding out when our next webinar will be taking place, register your interest today.

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