New developments in psychological approaches to psychosis
Date: 2nd & 3rd October, 2010 | Venue: Conference Aston, Birmingham
Free and subsidised places are available to service users and carers. Please contact ISPS UK for more information.
Keynote speakers and workshop leaders include: Alison Brabban, Jacqui Dillon, Gráinne Fadden, Chris Holman, David Kennard, Peter Kindermann, Julian Leff, Brian Martindale, Glenn Roberts & Jaakko Seikkula
This conference brings together people from a range of backgrounds and interests to explore the latest approaches to understanding and supporting people struggling with psychosis. It will give you the opportunity to hear about a range of different therapies and perspectives and, alongside other attendees, discuss ways forward for the mental health system.
Plenary sessions and parallel workshops cover therapy approaches and service innovations:
- Trauma and psychosis
- Current work in different therapy models (includes cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy, arts therapies, open dialogue approach and others)
- Service user perspectives on therapies
- Early psychosis
- Recovery, including recovery for family members
- Peer support and peer led initiatives
- Making mental health services more
ISPS UK welcomes people with personal experience of psychosis, and also family members and carers:
- We invite you to a brief welcome meeting at the start of the conference, where there will be chance to meet other people with personal experience, and members of the ISPS UK committee.
- There will be a further chance for meeting others with personal experience at an informal meeting on the evening of Tuesday 3rd October.
- If you have any questions big or small, or would like someone to talk things over with, there will be a contact person available throughout the conference.