Organised by

D/evolving Identities

13 - 14 September 2018

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

Together with AFT Manchester

Draft Programme

Please note that all programme sessions and timings are subject to change at the organisers discretion.  For a printable (PDF) version of the programme, please click here.

Pre Conference Day - Wednesday 12 September 2018

19:00

Pre-Conference Dinner & Reception

Day 1 - Thursday 13 September 2018

Overall theme of day one:  Impact of social, cultural, political and community contexts on personal and professional identity

08:30 to 12:00

 

 

09:30 to 10:45

 

 

11:00 to 11:30

 

 

11:30 to 12:30

 

 

12:30 to 13:45

 

12:30 to 13:45

 

13:45 to 14:30

 

 

14:30 to 14:45

 

14:45 to 16:00

 

 

16:00 to 16:30

 

16:30 to 17:30

 

 

 

18:00

 

 

19:30

 

Registration

Coffee available on arrival and throughout the day.

 

Pre-conference Workshops

See workshops page for more details.

 

Welcome to the Conference

Chair of AFT.  Chair of Manchester AFT.  Keynote Speaker to be confirmed.

 

Opening Presentation - The boy who jumped out of the bowl he was baked in – a psychotherapist’s tale!

Prof Gerry Cunningham, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Systemic Psychotherapist, Ulster University

 

Lunch

 

Optional lunchtime workshops (take place during lunch)

 

Keynote Presentation - Trauma - Faith Based Resiliencies’ - Grenfell Tower Fire Disaster 14th June 2017

Nasima Khanom, Family and Systemic Psychotherapist

 

Short comfort break

 

Symposia and Workshops

See workshops page for more details.

 

Refreshment Break

 

Keynote Presentation - ‘Identity’ goes with ‘belonging’ - who we ‘are’ is not just shaped by who we want to be – but who will have us - where and who we can be.

Glenda Fredman, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Systemic Psychotherapist

 

Association for Family Therapy - Annual General Meeting

AFT Members only please

 

Conference Dinner and Entertainment

Entertainment to be confirmed

Day 2 - Friday 14 September 2018

Overall theme of day two:  Impact on identity of significant life events including illness and health diagnoses From personal, clinical, supervisory, training and research perspectives – looking at the relationship between different aspects of identity and generating ideas for practice.

08:30 to 12:00

 

 

09:30 to 09:45

 

 

09:45 to 10:30

 

 

10:30 to 11:15

 

 

11:15 to 11:45

 

11:45 to 13:00

 

 

13:00 to 14:00

 

13:00 to 14:00

 

14:00 to 15:15

 

 

15:15 to 15:45

 

15:45 to 16:45

 

 

 

16:45 to 17:00

Registration for day delegates

Coffee available on arrival and throughout the day.

 

Welcome to the Conference

Chair of AFT.  Chair of Manchester AFT.

 

Keynote Presentation - The impact of chronic illness drawing on personal, professional and research experience

Barry Mason, Family and Systemic Psychotherapist

 

Keynote Presentation - A personal and professional story of the lifelong impact of transracial adoption

Nick Pendry, Family and Systemic Psychotherapist

 

Refreshment Break

 

Workshops

See workshops page for more details.

 

Lunch

 

Optional Lunch Workshops (take place during lunch)

 

Workshops

See workshops page for more details.

 

Refreshment Break

 

Closing Plenary - ‘Solidarity and Singularity’

John Burnham, Systemic Psychotherapist

Catherine Butler, Clinical Psychologist and Systemic Psychotherapist

 

Closing Address of Conference

Any Questions?

 

 

Website and online booking provided by Mint Events.  If you have any questions regarding your registration or the conference, please contact:

 

John Bastock

Mint Events Ltd

T:  +44 (0)1270 750070

E:  aftconference@mintevents.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

This conference is organised by the Association for Family Therapy & Systemic Practice.

 

The Association for Family Therapy

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