cliniQ CIC are having our 5th International Conference Trans Health Matters on 23rd October 2018. For the first time we have invited our friends and colleagues at Clinic-T Brighton to partner with us in bring this conference together.
Who is this Conference for? The Conference will be of interest to trans and non-binary people. Nurses, Doctors. Sexual Health and HIV Clinicians. GP's. NGO's. Commissioners. Local Authorities. Therapists. Counsellors and Holistic Wellbeing Practitioners.
Trans Health Matters is a series of conferences by cliniQ CIC (www.cliniQ.org.uk) Holistic Wellbeing, Sexual Health and HIV service led, delivered, designed by trans and non binary people for trans and non binary people. Our team at cliniQ includes trans and cis people working together to advance and specialise in holistic trans health.
For more info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trans-health-matters-2018-cliniq-5th-conference-in-partnership-with-clinic-t-tickets-48773674373
Beyond the tick box: the impact of institutional bias & discrimination on Gypsy Roma and Traveller communities.
Who Should Attend?
The conference will provide an ideal information sharing, gathering and networking opportunity for:
Gypsy, Traveller, Roma community members
Local Authority employees, planners etc.
Prison and Parole staff
Statutory service providers
For more information, please visit the link .
Featuring Talks on Neurofeedback, TRE and Trauma Constellations
Childhood/early developmental trauma (also known as Complex PTSD or Adverse Childhood Experiences) is something which is finally being recognised as something which can have a massive impact on our lives even as adults from conditions such as hyper-vigilance, problems with relationships and recurring unhelpful patterns.
In this evening presentation, the first of its kind in London, three practitioners of different approaches to helping people heal their trauma will give you an introduction into their approach, how they work and how it can help you - or the clients you work with if you are a counselor or therapist - finally find relief from your symptoms.
Visit tinyurl.com/recoveringfromtrauma for more info.
Living with an angry child is exhausting and, at times, debilitating: so many of our adopted or fostered children are angry. Holly van Gulden has empathy and knowledge and combines all of this with good humour. Put this seminar on your ‘must attend’ calendar!
To register: https://www.pac-uk.org/training/event-registration/?ee=337
Concerned about the treatment of asylum seekers in the UK? Join this debate and share your views...
Organised by the University of Essex, this event is open to the public and is particularly aimed at individuals working with refugees, or having personally sought asylum in the UK.
So if you're interested in exploring the challenges of the UK asylum system, where people may find themselves detained indefinitely, having committed no crime and with no known release date, then this event is a chance for you to share your experience.
Join Dr Zibiah Alfred Loakthar from the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, from 1.30pm - 5pm on Thursday 8th November at Resource For London in London. Meet leading academics, NGO workers, policy makers, archivists and human rights activists, as they discuss the UK asylum system.
Training for professional organisers, led by two of the UK's most experienced POs: Ingrid Jansen (Organise Your House & APDO Immediate Past President) and Sarah Bickers (Free Your Space and APDO head of membership). All sessions will be lively, informative and interactive with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and share tips.
For tickets and more info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/starting-a-professional-organising-business-london-saturday-17-november-2018-tickets-47464746334
Tamara Bibby, independent researcher and writer will be presenting, using material from her new book 'The creative self: psychoanalysis, teaching & learning in the classroom'. and drawing on her work at UCL and the Institute of Education, London.
For more info: http://www.caspari.org.uk/therapists/saturday-lectures-2.html
AGIP Annual Lecture - ‘Hysteria, Hypnotism, and Art of the Fin de Siècle: The Raising of the Unconscious’
Association for Group and Individual Psychotherapy
‘Hysteria, Hypnotism, and Art of the Fin de Siècle:
The Raising of the Unconscious’
Speaker: Lindsay Wells
In this talk, with a full PowerPoint display, Lindsay Wells explores the cultural, artistic, and scientific environment of the ‘Fin de Siècle’ of 1900, which marked the publication of Freud’s ‘The Interpretation of Dreams’, and when dreams, the imagination, and the unconscious were finding a new, creative and clinical, significance.
Lindsay Wells is an experienced psychoanalytic psychotherapist, supervisor, and teacher. In June 2016, Karnac Books published his novel (written under the pen-name of William Rose) ‘The Strange Case of Madeleine Seguin’, which is set in the period and environment described above.
To book this event go to: www.eventbrite.com - £30 AGIP members, £12 trainees, £35 non-AGIP, £40 on the door
Non-violent resistance (NVR) parenting approach introduction day. A remarkable approach for parents to adopt in the context of challenging, out of control or even violent behaviour on the part of the child.
Please contact Michelleshapiro09@gmail.com for further information
Organised by Care in Training Limited, this one day, Ofqual regulated course offers evidence-based knowledge of the relationship between diet and health, and an understanding of specific nutrients required for optimal health across the lifespan.
Free for individuals 70 years of age or older.
Nightrider is back for 2019, and we’ll be celebrating our 10th anniversary. All charities are welcome to come along on 4 October to hear how they can get involved in this successful charity cycling event. Become and Charity Partner and start raising funds!
For more info: www.nightrider.org.uk
At the Antibiotic Stewardship for Animal Health & Food conference on 4th October, delegates will hear about best practice across sectors and leave having identified levers necessary for change, and with an understanding of how individual and corporate actions can be mobilized to address the AMR crisis.
For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/antibiotic-stewardship-for-animal-health-food-tickets-47464307020
Witnessing resistance to “trauma” and interpersonal & political violence; a social justice approach A workshop with Vikki Reynolds
Visit www.theint.co.uk for details
In this experiential workshop Vikki presents an alternative approach to work with ‘trauma’, from an ethical stance for justice-doing, which focuses on the resistance of victims of violence and oppression. This is as opposed to attending primarily to the details of the trauma, which can be re-traumatizing for both the person and the front-line worker. Resisting the neutral and medicalized language of ‘trauma’, we will name rape culture, torture and political violence, poverty and other systemic contexts of social injustice that are often hidden in individualized talk. Honouring the wisdom of the people we work alongside in their resistance to abuses of power brings forward their agency and wisdom. Locating sites of resistance, and witnessing the resistance capacities of the people we work alongside, can create identities of knowledge, autonomy and strength, as opposed to victim/survivor identities, or other spoiled identities.
You can find many free articles and keynotes on Vikki’s website, www.vikkireynolds.ca
London: October 1st & 2nd 2018
2-day attendance - £200 + VAT
1-day attendance - £110 + VAT
It is possible to attend the first day of the two day workshop on its own, but it is not possible to attend the second day on its own.
Visit www.theint.co.uk for details
PECS Level 1 Training.
To register: https://pecs-unitedkingdom.com/workshops/pecs-level-1-training-london-september-2018/
Learn how to teach your students to have more success in safer relationships.
To register: https://pecs-unitedkingdom.com/training/sosafe/
The Centre for Youth Impact is hosting its fourth annual Gathering on Tuesday 18 September 2018. The event will focus on the relationship between impact, power and change.
For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-centre-for-youth-impact-gathering-2018-impact-power-and-change-tickets-46708485337?platform=hootsuite
This 2-day course builds the skills and confidence of NGO managers and staff to prevent, detect and respond to fraud, making sure funds get to where they are most needed.
For more information and to sign up go to: https://www.mango.org.uk/training/fightingfraud
An introduction to working with families, drugs and alcohol.
For more info: https://www.adfam.org.uk/home
For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-introduction-to-working-with-families-drugs-and-alcohol-tickets-48281267571
An interactive workshop on employment rights and the importance of community collective action. Looking at the rise in precarious labour and bogus self employment, the aim is to empower young people and their communities with the knowledge to politically engage with the issue of discrimination and exploitation in the workplace.
For more info: https://www.rota.org.uk/content/bmer-young-people-together-employment-rights
Stepping Stone4 - Archive training Understanding WW1 and the lasting effect it has had on the residents in Islington
You are invited to a taster session to hear about the UK-wide work of Journey to Justice. We will explore how we can use this opportunity to galvanise people to take action for social justice through learning about human rights movements and the arts.
Help bring the Journey to Justice travelling exhibition programme to Islingto. The focus will be on less known stories of women, men and children's role in the UK and US civil rights movements and local struggles for freedom.
We will celebrate Islington’s human rights history and look at how we can work together in the future.
Roosevelt Movement UK
Together with Israeli historian, professor and social activist, Ilan Pappe', we will be hosting an important debate whose aim is to move hearts and minds on a very sad example of failing to protect human rights: the widely reported story of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenage activist who is serving an eight-month prison sentence for having confronted an Israeli soldier, and the brutal conditions that other Palestinians minors have to endure whilst being detained in the Israeli prisons.
The event will also include the projection of parts of the exclusive interview that journalist Abby Martin did with Ahed Tamimi for Telesur, then translated by Pandora TV, and the touching performances by various artists on the topic. Members of the audience will also be able to join in the debate during the Q&A session, when they will be invited to share their own viewpoint on the subject.
For more information, please see: https://www.facebook.com/events/458629644557048/ and https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birds-in-a-cage-the-case-of-ahed-tamimi-and-other-palestinian-minors-held-in-the-israeli-prison-tickets-47142094273?ref=eios&aff=eios
National Practitioner Conference for all organisations working in probation and rehabilitation
“Strengthening the Capacity of Reconnect to Support Refugees into Higher Education”
As part of the commemoration of World Refugee Week, Reconnect will relaunch its key projects to support refugees into higher education
For further information and to confirm your attendance, please contact Theodros Abraham on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0207 697 4065
What does the current climate look like for BAMER community organisations operating in London? The forum will have themed workshops and conferences, identifying the most important issues and needs of BAMER communities over the next 12 months, largely informed by the recent Integrated Communities Strategy green paper and the Mayor’s strategy for social integration. If you are a representative of a BAMER community or RMCO in London, please get in touch if you would like to be a part of the project!
Our first conference will be held on Tuesday 19th June at Resource for London. This will be a full day event which coincides with Refugee Week. We hope to use the event as an opportunity to celebrate the success stories of refugee women and to discuss the challenges that they still face.The key issues that we will be discussing, with regard to women's experiences, are:
- Access to higher education
- Mental health and wellbeing
- The asylum process
- Please sign up (free) using the link below, as spaces are strictly limited.
Spend 2 and half day in a COURRAGE skills building workshop with Ncazelo Ncube-Mlilo, a Narrative Therapist and Psychosocial Specialist from South Africa. The training is for mental health and psychosocial practitioners whose work is to support people affected by violence and abuse. COURRAGE is a counselling methodology that seeks to support women and others who have experienced trauma to reclaim a sense pride and power.
Day One: Registration 9:00 for a 9:30 Start – End 17:00
Day Two: Registration 9:00 for a 9:30 Start – End 17:00
Day Three: Registration 09:00 for a 9:30 Start – End 14:00
Participants are expected to attend all the days.
Normal Fee: £320
All proceeds from the training will go towards the establishment of a PHOLA Womens Shelter to support women who have experienced violence and abuse in informal settlements in Northen Johannesburg, South Africa.
To book your seat, write to email@example.com or Ncazelo@yahoo.com
Facilitated by Dr Wendy McIntosh.
This one day workshop will focus on ways to look after ourselves as we provide care for the clients we see.
Using experiential learning (psychodrama) a number of themes will be explored during the day including Vicarious Trauma and Transference / Counter Transference. The content will be contained within the framework of professional boundaries.
Having clear boundaries with clients, family of clients, colleagues and peers is one way of looking after self. In this workshop the facilitator will integrate the importance of being tender with oneself in order to have tenderness for and with others—even when experiencing high levels of stress.
For more information: https://linguistpd.co.uk/