EGATIN Constitution was adopted in its final form by the General Meeting of Delegates at EGATIN’s Inaugural Meeting, in Heidelberg, on October 16th, 1988. In the years that followed a revision was considered necessary and all participating Institutions were invited to submit their proposals. The present form contains the amendments which were voted upon during Delegates Meeting which took place in Heidelberg, on September 4th, 1993, and then during the AGM in Zagreb, on April 24th 2017.
EGATIN is a network of organizations which offer training programmes in Group Analysis in Europe. It aims at promoting, on a non-profit basis, scientific, educational and cultural activities related to the training in Group Analysis.
Training programs in Group Analysis is provided in most of the European countries, and a primary purpose of EGATIN is to provide opportunities for dialogue and exchange, in a European and International context, between the training institutions.
EGATIN helps to facilitate the development and extension of training in group analysis in countries where such training is not provided.
EGATIN will encourage high standards in group analytic training programmes, through the sharing of expertise and experience between member organization regarding:
a. professional and other training programmes
b. pre-qualifying, qualifying, post-graduate education and training programmes and activities
c. theoretical, clinical and educational paradigms, models and objectives
d. procedures and criteria for selection in professional training programmes
e. standards and criteria for qualification (graduation)
f. standards and criteria for accreditation to practice
g. curriculum material, texts, papers and projects
h. principles, methods and approaches in supervision
i. principles, methods and approaches in the training group analysis, and in the use
and relevance of other forms of personal therapy for training
j. ethical principles and codes of practice
k. committee and organizational structures which support a – j above