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Wide open spaces: Working creatively and staying connected

14 - 16 September 2017,  Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Dunblane Hydro

Together with Scotland AFT

Programme

Please note that all programme sessions and timings are subject to change at the organisers discretion.

 

Downloadable Document - Conference Brochure (downloads in PDF format)

Day 1 - Thursday 14 September 2017

10:30 - 17:00

 

11:30

 

 

 

11:45

 

 

13:00

 

14:00 - 15:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:00 - 17:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18:00

 

 

 

 

19:30

Ongoing Registration

 

“Connecting Altogether”

Opening by Mark McDonald MSP - Minister for Childcare and Early Years.

Welcome to Conference Speech by AFTS.

 

Plenary 1: “Connecting Altogether”  Research Informed Systemic Therapy

Prof Alan Carr

 

Lunch in the Kailyard Restaurant

 

Choice of two workshops:

 

1.  PhD Research symposium

     Prof Alan Carr and Dr Renee Singh

 

2.  Expanding your toolbox

     Karen Holford

 

Choice of two workshops:

 

1.  FTTN: Working collaboratively in the Scottish context - challenges, opportunities and innovation

     Kirsty Darwent, Lynee Miller

 

2.  Using social networks for good not evil

     Lisa Thomson

 

 

AFT AGM – all AFT members welcome

With tea and coffee and refreshments

 

Conclusion of day 1

 

Evening meal followed by poetry reading

Jackie Kay, Poet and Scots Makar

Day 2 - Friday 15 September 2017

07:00 - 09:00

 

08:00

 

 

08:30 - 09:30

 

 

09:30

 

 

09:45

 

 

11:00

 

11:30

 

13:00 - 14:00

 

14:10

 

15:30

 

16:10

 

 

 

17:20

 

 

 

17:30

 

 

20:00

Breakfast in the Kailyard Restaurant (for overnight guests)

 

Fringe Event:  Mindfulness

Irene Cronin

 

Registration

Tea and coffee available

 

“Connecting Altogether”

Welcome to Conference AFTS.

 

Plenary 2: “Connecting Altogether” (Strathallan)

Prof Peter Rober & Dr Ben Furman with Jim Wilson as facilitator.

 

Tea, coffee & refreshments

 

Choice of workshops - visit the workshop page for more details.

 

Lunch in the Kailyard Restaurant

 

Choice of workshops -  - visit the workshop page for more details.

 

Tea, coffee and refreshments

 

Plenary 3 “Connecting Altogether”' Looking after ourselves and each other: An attachment narrative approach to supervision practice'

Prof Arlene Vetere

 

“Connecting Altogether” Summary speech and conclusion of day 2.

 

Conclusion of Day 2.

 

Optional Workshop - An Aspens Celebration Workshop

Nick Child

 

Gala dinner and celidh

Day 3 - Saturday 16 September 2017

Breakfast in the Kailyard Restaurant (for overnight guests)

 

Fringe morning event - "Into the woods: how walks are improving mental health."

Lorna Edwards

 

Registration

 

“Connecting Altogether” (Strathallan)

Welcome back to conference by AFTS

 

Invitation to attend the Manchester 2018 AFT Conference

 

Plenary 4 “Connecting Altogether” (Strathallan)

Dr Renee Singh & Prof Janet Reibstein

 

Tea, coffee and refreshments

 

Choice of workshops - visit the workshop page for more details.

 

Lunch in the Kailyard Restaurant

 

Choice of workshops - visit the workshop page for more details.

 

Plenary 5 “Connecting Altogether”

Panel discussion with Dr Peter Rober, Prof Arlene Vetere and colleagues - facilitated by Judith Lask

 

“Connecting Altogether”

 

Conclusion of conference

07:00 - 09:00

 

08:00

 

 

08:00 - 09:00

 

09:00

 

 

09:10

 

09:20

 

 

10:30

 

11:10

 

12:30 - 13:30

 

13:30

 

15:00

 

 

16:15

 

16:30

Any Questions?

 

 

Website and delegate registration 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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