Building Resilience in Teams and Organisations



Building Resilience in Teams and Organisations
Building Resilience in Teams and
Specifically designed for health and community service leaders, system change
advocates, and people passionate about transformation
A two-day workshop for transforming health and community
11 and 12th June 2015
Dr Anne Markwick (UK) and Helen Glover (Aus)
Drawing on change theory and Anne’s own Doctoral research alongside Helen and Anne’s
practice, this two-day program will introduce participants to adaptive leadership and overcoming
barriers to change. Opportunities to reflect on their own practice, teams and organisations will
enable participants to consider how they will apply this new knowledge in the workplace and build
resilience in their own teams.
Participants will gain skills to assess current issues, make sense of the situation and understand
the potential barriers to change. They will learn about and practice design and implementation of
interventions for sustainable change leading to long term resilience and increased future adaptive
Dr Anne Markwick (UK)
Alongside Anne’s Doctoral research and her own practice as a change agent in the UK,
Anne will describe her own understanding of what resilience oriented practice is and the
principles that underpin it. Anne will talk about her experience of applying these principles
in mental health settings and beyond and how she uses these same principles in her own
practice as an organisational consultant.
Helen Glover (Aus)
Helen uses her professional background in social work and education, as well as her lived
experience of her own recovery from mental illness, to expand and challenge the concepts
of recovery-oriented practice within the mental health sector. She provides consultancy
and training services nationally and internationally on the opportunities, challenges and
tensions of creating recovery-oriented practice within services.
The Building Resilience in Teams and Organisations workshop
provides a learning platform to have deeper conversations, focusing on:
Day One:
Introduction to the theory behind the practice
Distinguishing leadership from authority
Adaptive and technical challenges – understanding the differences
Observation and interpretation – finding out what’s really going on?
Understanding the importance of politics
Introduction to reflective practice
Reflective journaling for deepened understanding
Day Two:
Experimenting with the theory
Understanding immunity to change
Courageous choice making
Designing effective interventions
Managing conflict
Building an adaptive culture
Designing specific change interventions to implement in the workplace.
Email: [email protected]
May 2015
COST: Free – Workshop costs are covered by
PIR Gold Coast
VENUE: Confirmed on registration – ROBINA
Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided
You are encouraged to register
for the Complementary Workshop
‘Developing Self as an
Agent and Leader of
When: 8th & 9th July 2015
Register at:
Email: [email protected]
Participant numbers are limited for each workshop. Participants will be advised of their registration
confirmation by 5 June.