Coming to grips with Bowen Family Systems Theory in a collaborative learning environment.

PROGRAM for 2018 Conference: The Vulnerable Child in the Family System

FSI 2018 Conference-5


9:00am            Welcome & conference opening

9:10am             Over view of Bowen’s Family Projection Process – Jenny Brown PhD

9:50 am           Prof. Elizabeth Skowron  Key Note 1- Differentiation in the family

11:30am           Prof Jennie Hudson  Quest research presentation: Children’s anxiety and the family

12:45 pm         Speaker comments Panel & Discussion & Questions

2pm                  3 X workshop options

3:30pm           Jennie Hudson  and Elizabeth Skowron present on how different theory perspectives guide work with vulnerable children. Bowen theory and Cognitive                                               Behaviour Therapy – plus Parent Child Interaction Therapy in Child protection cases.

4:40pm            Speaker interaction Discussion & Questions

5:00pm            Finish


Program – Friday

9:00 am           Welcome & Invited Guest speaker Kathleen Kerr (web streamed form USA) –Bowen therapy and symptom development in children

11:15 am          Dr E Skowron – Maltreating parents and their children – research findings and clinical implications

2:00 pm           3 x Workshops

3:20 pm           Dr E Skowron – Examples of changes in Parent and child interactions and impact on future child maltreatment.

4:20pm            How does the Family emotional process impact children’s development? Summarises themes from the 2 days

Discussion and Questions.

4:40pm            Conference wrap up

5:00pm            Finish

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