EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS CLOSING SOON - next FRIDAY 26 APRIL!

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“The Heart of Psychology: Our people, our land, our future”

“Te Pū o te Whatumanawa: ko te iwi, ko te whenua, ko te anamata” 

Sunday 12th and Monday 13th May

Quality Hotel Parnell , Auckland

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Keynote Speakers:

  • Shaystah Dean, Zeenah Adams & Aamina Ali: After March 15th
  • Robert Muller: Helping Challenging Trauma Clients to Open Up:  What have we learned?
  • Ainsleigh Cribb-Su'a: 

This will be followed by a one-day post conference workshop on Tuesday 14th May, presented by Robert Muller, entitled “The Relationship is Your Most Powerful Tool (& Biggest Pitfall):  Relational Strategies to Treat Challenging Trauma Clients.” 

muller.photoRobert T. Muller, Ph.D. trained at Harvard, was on faculty at the University of Massachusetts, and is currently at York University in Toronto. Dr. Muller is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD) for his work on trauma treatment. His new book is "Trauma & the Struggle to Open Up." And his bestseller, "Trauma & the Avoidant Client," has been translated widely, and won the 2011 ISSTD award for the year's best written work on trauma. As lead investigator on several multi-site programs to treat interpersonal trauma, Dr. Muller has lectured internationally (Australia, UK, Europe, USA), and has been keynote speaker at mental health conferences in New Zealand and Canada. He founded an online magazine, "The Trauma & Mental Health Report," that is now visited by over 100,000 readers a year. With over 25 years in the field, he practices in Toronto. 

 Invited workshop presenters:

Fiona Howard: Well at work: The challenge of maintaining self-care and building resilience

FionaFiona is a clinical psychologist and Senior Tutor in the Doctoral Programme of Clinical Psychology at the University of Auckland. She also works part-time in private practice. Fiona’s expertise and interests lies in areas such as adult mental health, addiction, health professional self-care and well-being, resilience, positive psychology and professional supervision.

 

 

Nettie Cullen: Working with suicide – balancing grit and determination with compassion and self-care

Nettie CullenNettie is an Auckland-based psychologist currently in full-time private practice.  Alongside clinical work she has been active in the area of suicide intervention for the past 20 years delivering workshops to community groups, gate-keeper professions and health practitioners focusing of crisis intervention, continuing follow-up care after a crisis, and bereavement following suicide.  Having worked across a range of settings including community mental health, volunteer & not-for-profit organisations, tertiary education and private practice, she brings a broad range of experience to her work and is particularly interested in the process of an intervention, the power of relationships to facilitate change and therefore the vital importance of self-awareness and self-care on the part of the therapist.  

Melanie Woodfield: Partnering with parents: Are we coach, cheerleader, or comrade-in-arms?

Melanie photo 2019Dr Melanie Woodfield obtained her DClinPsy from the University of Auckland in 2005 and has worked clinically since this time, primarily in child and adolescent mental health services. Alongside this, Melanie is active in teaching, research and supervision. She also enjoys writing, having contributed to OHBaby! parenting magazine since 2008, the Lowdown website, Leaving School magazine, and articles in Next magazine, Stuff and the NZ Herald. She was awarded New Zealand Health Research Council’s Foxley Fellowship in 2018.  

Niki Harré: The Infinite Game  

Niki Harre 2016Niki Harré is a professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland. Her recent research projects have focused on sustainable communities and schools, positive youth development and political activism. Niki is a founding member of the Pt Chevalier Transition Town, cycles to work, learns the guitar from a musician who lives on her street, and has a large organic garden thanks to her husband. In 2007 Niki edited, with Quentin Atkinson, the book Carbon Neutral by 2020: How New Zealanders Can Tackle Climate Change. Her two latest books are The Infinite Game: How to Live Well Together and Psychology for a Better World: Working with People to Save the Planet

Sarah Calvert: New challenging  but rewarding (including  financially rewarding) work opportunities for psychologists- come and hear about the Family Court as an area of work

Sarah CalvertSarah Calvert.PhD. Clinical Psychologist. Distinguished  Alumni Award Waikato University, 2018, Fellow of NZPsS.   Sarah has expertise in working with women and children which has  been drawn on by government, community and academic institutions. In particular, Sarah has made significant and consistent contributions  through her involvement with ACC, the Institute of Clinical Psychology, the Ministry of Social Development, and the Ministry of Justice. Sarah's academic accomplishments have also been recognised as contributing to the growth of the profession. Of particular note is Sarah's diligence in her work with the Family Court, providing expert evidence, mentoring, supervision, and training. She is highly regarded for her role as the Chair of the Northern Region Specialist Report Writers group. Sarah has also played a pivotal role in providing education and training to address sexual violence and gender inequities, issues she has championed throughout her career. 

Please send registration no later than 5 May 2019

                                                       Early bird          Standard rate

                                                    (up to 26 April, 2019) 

Conference

  • NZCCP member                              $450                    $500
  • Non-member                                    $550                   $600
  • NZCCP student member               $225                    $250
  • Non-member student                    $275                    $300 

Post-conference workshop                         

  • NZCCP member                              $225             $250
  • Non-member                                   $275             $300
  • NZCCP student member               $115             $140
  • Non-member student                    $140             $165 

Conference + workshop combo

  • NZCCP  member                             $610                     $660     
  • Non-member                                   $745                     $795
  • NZCCP student member               $305                     $330
  • Non-member student                    $375                     $400

(Fees include morning and afternoon teas, and lunches.  Cancellations received before Tuesday 30 April will receive 80% refund. No refunds will be given after 3 May 2019)

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