Beam celebrated its second birthday with a party at the beautiful St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, in London’s Bishopsgate on Tuesday evening. The crowd-funding website founded by Alex Stephany and his Beam Team in 2017, continues to help homeless men and women raise money to fund their training for employment. Kairos has been […]
Tim Penrice, manager of the Kairos Garden Day Programme, reports from Rijeka As part of my ongoing thinking and training in addiction treatment and group psychotherapy, I travelled to the International Group Analytic Society summer school programme, held this year in Croatia. Eighty un-like minded group therapists from across the Balkans, Eastern and Western Europe, […]
As part of their continuing work on making a Karios archive, Rory O’Connell and Marsha Dunstan went to the East Sussex Archive near Brighton for a one-day workshop on preserving the records of UK charities last Monday. The idea behind the event was that historic records of many charities in the welfare sector, particularly those […]
Beam, the crowd-funding website that helps homeless men and women to train for employment, is celebrating its first anniversary this week. And, right from the beginning, Kairos has been one of the homeless charities recommending individuals to the scheme. The Beam team explains: “Through new technology, Beam helps people use their strengths, skills and passions […]
Continuing professional development is important throughout Kairos, and this summer it took Tim Penrice from Nunhead to Slovenia. As part of the Garden Day Programme’s commitment to training, I decided to combine a few days annual leave with the five-day International Summer School for group analysts and psychotherapists. This year it was held in Ljubljana, […]
Kairos counsellors Gillie Sliz, Sam Chapman and Tim Penrice took part in an informative day’s training last Friday (1 Dec) at the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA). The working title for the day was Matters of Substance: How do groups help those with drug and alcohol problems? and it was facilitated by clinical psychologists and […]
Congratulations to Simon Eve at the Garden Day Programme on becoming an accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). Accreditation recognises the achievement of high standards of knowledge, experience and development in counselling and psychotherapy.
Congratulations to Kairos support worker Sarah McGoldrick, who has been awarded her diploma in Adult Social Care and the Care of Children and Young People (Level 3) by City & Guilds. Sarah is based at Head Office and works with our supported housing team and our women’s services.