Greetings Grex members and Grex community-at-large, We are writing to inform you that there are three (3) seats on the Grex Board that are up for election. We invite you to consider becoming a candidate for the Grex Board of Directors. Grex has been active in sponsoring Group Relations Conferences and other experiential and informational programs. Being a member of the Grex Board offers opportunities for creative […]
Group Relations theory serves as a model for working with groups. The model was developed at the Tavistock Institute for Human Relations in the United Kingdom, expanded on in conference settings by A. Kenneth Rice, and later brought to the United States by Margaret Rioch, who started the national organization called A. K. Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems (Hayden & Molenkamp, 2004). The theoretical roots of the group relations model can be traced to Wilfred Bion (1961), Melanie Klein (1946), and Kurt Lewin (1951). There are two components in group relations theory, psychoanalytic and systems theory. Psychoanalytic theory helps us understand the conscious and unconscious processes that affect individual and group functioning. ... Applications of systems theory facilitate the understanding of the context in which a behavior occurs and the sociopolitical factors that may influence an
-- McCrae, M. & Short, E. (2010). Understanding groups as
psychodynamic systems in the context of racial and cultural factors. In M. McCrae & E. Short (Eds.), Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life: Crossing Boundaries, Chapter 1, 1-2.
Grex Talks Presents:Wilfred Bion In Los Angeles: His lasting impact on psychoanalysis and Tavistock group relations with Joseph Aquayo, Charla Hayden and John Lundgren February 4, 2021 7:30-9:00 PM on ZoomClick To Register Early registrants will receive a copy of the Banet Bion Interview GREX, the west coast affiliate of the A K Rice Institute invites you to […]
Fall 2017 Grex Group Relations Fall Workshops October 21, 2017 & November 4, 2017 Los Angeles, California Download, Print, and Distribute the Fall Workshops Flyer Grex is pleased to announce two one-day workshops on the theory and practice of group relations. The Fall workshops are designed for people who have attended a recent Group Relations Conference. The […]