Membership Talks

Membership Talks from the Institute of Family Therapy

As a member you will be able to access two 1.5 hour membership talks, either live on-line or recorded on the following topics. Times, speakers and dates to be confirmed.

Membership Talk: What is Systemic Social Action?

Join our engaging 1.5-hour talk on “What is Systemic Social Action?” to uncover how social systems and individual initiatives intertwine to forge societal change. Explore systemic thinking’s role in social justice, and learn about real-world applications that drive transformation in communities. This session is a must-attend for anyone passionate about understanding and contributing to social change through a systemic lens. Discover innovative strategies, discuss the complexities of systemic interventions, and become part of a larger movement towards sustainable community development.

Presented by: Dr Karen Partridge. Chair of the Qualifying Level Training, a Clinical Psychologist and Family and Systemic Psychotherapist.

Membership Talk: Invitation to Think About Class

Dive into our thought-provoking session “Invitation to Think About Class” for an enriching 1.5-hour discussion on the dynamics of social class in our society. This talk will offer a space to reflect on and dissect the nuances of working and middle-class experiences, their intersections with societal structures, and the implications for individual and collective identities. Ideal for those looking to deepen their understanding of class issues, this seminar promises to challenge perceptions and inspire meaningful conversations around class and social stratification.

Presented by: Vicki Kitts, Family and Systemic Practitioner and winner of the IFT prize for research