Programme

The AFT Conference 2022 is packed with informative and relevant content from renowned and up and coming speakers.  We really hope you enjoy the programme.  Please note that speakers, timings and subject to change.

 

Important Note for Virtual Attendees - Virtual tickets include all keynote and plenary sessions but only one workshop from each workshop session.  This is due to logistical reasons.  Please look out for the following symbols next to each session on the programme...

In-PersonVirtual - This session is included with both the 'In-Person' tickets and the 'Virtual' ticket.

In-Person Only - This session is only available to in-person attendees.

Day 1 - Thursday 29 September

08:30 to 10:00

Coffee and Registration

10:00 to 10:30

Welcome to the Conference

West Yorkshire AFT and Alison Lowe OBE, West Yorkshire Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

In-PersonVirtual

10:30 to 11:30

Keynote Presentation 1 - Adventures in time, gender and therapeutic practice: embracing a queer systemic way of working with gender expansive families

Amanda Middleton

In-PersonVirtual

11:30 to 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 to 13:00

Keynote Presentation 2 

Hendrix Hammond

In-PersonVirtual

13:00 to 14:15

Lunch Break

14:15 to 15:15

Workshop Session 1 (click here for abstracts)

Workshop 1 - Are you being systemic enough?

Phil Arthington and Kate Hall

In-PersonVirtual

Workshop 2 - Keynote Presenter Workshop

Amanda Middleton

In-Person Only

Workshop 3 - Between old wisdoms and new truths

Shaziyah Afzal with Dawn Walker

In-Person Only

Workshop 4 - The LUUUTT Model in relation to place: an exploration

Hazel Kent with Anne Oakes

In-Person Only

Workshop 5 - Voices of children in care: extending hope, exploring possibilities

Wendy Lobatto, Nicola Herring, Colin Waterman, Sabine Vermeire

In-Person Only

15:15 to 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 to 16:45

Workshop Session 2 (click here for abstracts)

Workshop 6 - Keynote Presenter Workshop

Hendrix Hammond

In-PersonVirtual

Workshop 7 - Systemic Artivism – Creative Tussles of Social Justice

Anokh Goodman with Helen Turner, Nafeesa Nizami

In-Person Only

Workshop 8 - The perils of an ODD diagnosis

Pete Brown

In-Person Only

Workshop 9 - Urgent Family Intervention in First Episode Psychosis: Stories of 'Reconnection'?

Kevin Simmons with Diane Morrison

In-Person Only

Workshop 10 - ‘Everyday’ Acts of Resistance in the NHS: resisting practice that contradicts your values.

Becky Midlane

In-Person Only

17:30 to 18:45

AFT AGM

In-Person only

19:30 to Late

Conference Gala Dinner

Followed by music from 'Love Generation'

In-Person Only

Day 2 - Friday 30 September

08:30 to 09:45

Coffee and Registration

09:45 to 10:00

Welcome to Day 2

West Yorkshire AFT

In-PersonVirtual

10:30 to 11:30

Keynote Presentation 3 - Transgenerational trauma: reclaiming cultural identities within multicultural families

Reenee Singh

In-PersonVirtual

11:30 to 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 to 13:00

Workshop Session 3 (click here for abstracts)

Workshop 11:  Social, personal and professional GgRRAAAAACCEEEESSS...SSS across 3 generations of trainers:  What are the differences that make a difference that matter?

John Burnham, Parveen Kaur and Abiola Jordan

In-PersonVirtual

Workshop 12:  Three 20 minute presentations...

Presentation 1:  Narrative Therapy & Continuing Bond Enquiry: a bridge between the past and the future

Presentation 2:  Old Wisdom and New Truths: Bateson, Ecology and the Posthumanities

Presentation 3:  Pregnancy, Miscarriage, PND and child loss from a cultural and faith perspective

Ana Draper (Presentation 1)

Elisa Marcellino (Presentation 1)

Hugh Palmer (Presentation 2)

Ansa eisa Ahmed (Presentation 3)

In-Person Only

Workshop 13 - A Dynamic Exercise around Gender Identity

Jacqueline Nicholson

In-Person Only

Workshop 14 - Virginia Satir Old Wisdom New Action

Martin Gill

In-Person Only

Workshop 15 - "What's in a name?"

Marie McGovern with Merinda Levi, Rifa Rahman, David Swinhoe, Anokh Goodman

In-Person Only

13:00 to 14:15

Lunch Break

14:15 to 15:15

Workshop Session 4 (click here for abstracts)

Workshop 16 - An international collaboration: Implementing and evaluating an attachment informed philosophy and practice to adolescent inpatient units with the ABFT and University of Exeter team

Hannah Sherbersky, Guy Diamond, Suzanne Levy, Ilse Devacht, Carl Bescoby and Bram Lambrechts

In-PersonVirtual

Workshop 17 - Research takes you (took me) to useful, strange and exciting places: a 50yr journey

Peter Stratton

In-Person Only

Workshop 18 - Keynote Workshop - Visual and Representational Practice with Intercultural Couples

Reenee Singh

In-Person Only

Workshop 19 - Using All Your Colours

Elaine Holiday with Chiara Santin

In-Person Only

Workshop 20 - Systemic means to working with conflict: Ideas from the Parenting Apart Programme

Paul Walton and Kam Kaur

In-Person Only

15:15 to 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 to 16:45

Keynote Presentation 4 - Working in the Territory: A Duty of Care to Ourselves?

Helga Hanks and Arlene Vetere

In-PersonVirtual

16:45 to 17:00

Conference Close

West Yorkshire AFT

In-PersonVirtual