Sat, 16 Mar | Dorset, BH21

Second Annual Poole Conference - Young People In The 21st Century - 2019

Asking - What have we learned? & Where do we go from here? Join Iron Mill College, Poole, for this inspiring Conference, offering a day of workshops, talks and valuable networking opportunities set in the beautiful grounds of Canford School
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Second Annual Poole Conference - Young People In The 21st Century - 2019

Time & Location

16 Mar 2019, 09:00 – 17:30
Dorset, BH21, Canford Magna, Wimborne BH21 3AD, UK

About The Event

Following the success of their 2018 conference 'Promoting Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing in Young People' the Iron Mill College are holding their second 1 day conference for anyone committed to the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

Join Iron Mill College, Poole, for this inspiring Conference, offering a day of workshops, talks and valuable networking opportunities held in the impressive surroundings of Canford School near Wimborne, Dorset.

Including Special Guest Keynote Speakers / Presenters:

  • Mick Cooper, internationally recognised authority in the field of counselling and psychotherapy and Professor of Counselling Psychology at University of Roehampton and
  • Joanna Fortune, director of SOLAMH in Dublin.

Further contributions come from:

  • Neil Young (Consultant & Facilitator at Neil Young Consultancy, specialising in Transgender issues) and
  • Dr Sarah Hodge (lecturer in Psychology and Cyberpsychology at Bournemouth University).

Workshops will be provided by our keynote speakers and by

  • Sean Flynn (Lecturer at Iron Mill College, specialising in Creative Arts Therapies and Counselling Children and Adolescents).

Who should attend?

Engage in valuable networking opportunities with a range of interdisciplinary professionals, including counsellors, therapists, teachers, pastoral care and mental health practitioners, youth workers, parents, carers and more.

  • The day also includes lunch and refreshments will be provided
  • Receive a certificate for 8 hours of CPD for attendees

Ticket Prices and Early Bird Offers:

Head to the Iron Mill College website HERE

Further information on lectures:

  • Mick Cooper (Professor at University of Roehampton): 'School-based counselling in the UK: A review of the evidence'.
  • Joanna Fortune (SOLAMH): 'Trauma, where whispers echo - exploring the inter-generational nature of trauma in families'.
  • Dr Sarah Hodge (University of Bournemouth): ‘The psychological implications of technology use for children and adolescents'.
  • Neil Young (Specialist Consultant & Facilitator): Who do we think we are and what do we want for ourselves? Lessons from re-emerging gender and sexual identities'.
  • Mick Cooper (Professor at University of Roehampton): ‘Evaluating therapeutic work with children and young people'.
  • Joanna Fortune (SOLAMH): ‘A brief experiential introduction to dyadic attachment therapy techniques'.
  • Neil Young (Specialist Consultant & Facilitator): ‘Who do we think we are? Lessons from re-emerging gender and sexual identities'.
  • Sean Flynn (Therapist & Lecturer): 'Using metaphor, gesture and the physical space of the therapy room to transfer sand-play experience into dialogic work’.

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