Promoting systemic thinking, and therapeutic and relationship based approaches in social work


Promoting systemic thinking, and therapeutic and relationship-based approaches in Social Work

“First Build Your System” Leadership & Management – a systemic perspective


Wednesday 14th July




9:30am - 3:30pm




Annie MacIver

 A new GAPS workshop

Open to:  Social work leaders and managers who are keen to inhabit their roles with confidence and authority and build effective and resilient teams. 

This training will introduce: 

  • A systemic framework focussing on becoming more effective leaders and managers in challenging contexts.
  • Interventions that help build a team/service culture where staff are held accountable for delivering good practice whilst supporting their professional development and resilience.

Workshop Structure: 

  • Teaching input to introduce participants to a systemic framework and practice model
  • Small group work to explore and practice applying the model in ‘real life’ work contexts
  • Whole group work to process the learnings that emerge




Annie MacIver

Annie MacIver

Annie is an organisational consultant working in private practice. Annie is a trainer, coach and mentor in systems leadership approaches, working with clients in the public, private and third sector organisations, UK and internationally. She is a licensed systems-centered practitioner and has an MA in organisational consultancy from UEL and the Tavistock clinic. Annie is also a qualified Social Worker with experience of working in assistant Director and Director roles in Local Authority Children’s Services. 

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