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Tresillian Parent-Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Conference

Thursday 15th & Friday 16th August, 2024

Will You Catch Me if I Fall?
Building Relational Trust in the Early Years

 https://www.tresillianconference.au/

EARLYBIRD Bookings have opened for the Tresillian Parent–Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Conference to be held on Thursday 15th - Friday 16th August at Tresillian, 25 Shirley Road, Wollstonecraft.  

Tresillian warmly welcomes you to connect, learn and reflect on embedding relational trust when supporting vulnerable families.

The research of the last 75 years confirms that parental emotional health is key to supporting infants and children to develop optimally and fulfil their potential. Consistent, empathic, and sensitive parent-infant/child relationships based on trust and security, are key to this. It can be difficult in the hubbub of daily life to find the time to reflect on how we can embody this knowledge to support families.

This Conference aims to clear space in our working lives to delve into, reflect and make better sense of how we can build relational trust in our own lives, with our teams and colleagues and in response to the needs of the families we serve, particularly when mental health challenges are present.

DAY 1 WORKSHOPS

The Workshops on Day 1 include the wisdom and insights of international, interstate and local researchers and clinicians exploring how to observe, understand and support optimal parent-infant relational health. These learnings will be elaborated on in Day 2 with three exceptional keynote speakers and the opportunity for a wider panel discussion on how the areas explored could be implemented in our working lives.

The workshops cover the findings presented through the lens of video microanalysis of mother-infant interactions (Professor Beebe, Columbia University, NYC), how a newly arrived infant ‘invites’ new perspectives in family therapy (Professor Mc Intosh, La Trobe University, MERTIL team), Indigenous perspectives on welcoming the infant, and intergenerational trauma dynamics (Dr Kim Jones, Melbourne University), engaging from a psychodynamic lens in brief therapies (Associate Professor Loyola McLean, USYD and Brain Mind Centre) and mapping relational trust for professional and personal development (Drs Jackie Amos and Liz Coventry, Centacare).

DAY 2 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Attendees have the option to attend in person, or virtually on Day 2 which will provide further opportunities to hear from keynote speakers elaborating on these concepts.  There'll also be time for a wider panel discussion on  learnings from the Conference.

Finally, there will be an opportunity to talk together and share a bite to eat on the wonderful Tresillian roof terrace at the newly established Wollstonecraft Education and Conference Centre overlooking Sydney Harbour.

BOOK NOW - Places are limited!

1 x Workshop (Thursday 15th August)

  • Coffee & tea on arrival
  • Morning tea
  • Light Lunch

$175.00 (inc GST)

2 x Workshops (Thursday 15th August only)

  • Coffee & tea on arrival
  • Morning tea
  • Light Lunch

$295.00 (inc GST)

Conference (Friday 16th August only)

  • Full Day Conference
  • Coffee & tea on arrival
  • Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Light Lunch
  • Networking drinks at the conclusion of the Conference

$280.00 (inc GST)

Conference (Friday 16th August only - Online access)

$220.00 (inc GST) 

Conference + 1 Workshop

  • 1 Workshop ( Thursday 15th August )
  • Full Day Conference ( Friday 16th August )
  • Coffee & tea on arrival
  • Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Light Lunch
  • Networking drinks at the conclusion of the Conference

$420.00 (inc GST)

Conference + 2 Workshops

  • 2 x Workshops  (Thursday 15th August )
  • Full Day Conference (Friday 16th August)
  • Coffee & tea on arrival
  • Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Light Lunch
  • Networking drinks after the Conference

$550.00 (inc GST)

For more information visit the Conference website at https://www.tresillianconference.au/

Event Details

15 August , 16 August
8am - 4:30pm

$175 (Thursday 15th August - 1 Pre-conference Workshop)

$295 (Thursday 15th August - 2 Pre-conference Workshops)

$280 (Friday 16th August - Conference Day)

$220 (Friday 16th August - Conference Day (Online access))

$420 (1 Workshop (Thursday) + Conference Day (Friday))

$550 (2 Workshops (Thursday) + Conference day (Friday))

Tresillian Wollstonecraft, 25 Shirley Road Wollstonecraft NSW 2065
Booking window closes on 17 August 2024, 12:00 pm
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