Early bird registration still available for the ISSTD Conference in Sydney, Broken structures, broken selves: Complex trauma in the 21st Century
The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is holding its 2015 annual conference in Sydney on 27-29 November at the Westin Hotel. "The cream of national and international speakers in the field of trauma and dissociation will be discussing the latest accepted methods of assessment, innovative and proven approaches to treatment, forensic aspects and research in this area of vital importance."
Speakers include Aunty Donna Ingram (elder of the Redfern Aboriginal Community), John Feneley (New South Wales Mental Health Commissioner), the Honourable Justice Peter McClellan, AM (Chair of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse), and a day of pre-conference workshops will feature Professors Richard P. Kluft and Bethany Brand, Drs. Joyanna Silberg and Jan Ewing. They will present different facets of trauma and dissociation in children, adolescents and adults, including forensics, directed at clinicians and researchers in the field. A further pre-conference workshop will address EMDR and its application to trauma generally and dissociative disorders specifically. This workshop will be conducted by leading figures in the EMDR Association of Australia: Graham Taylor (President), Rosamund Nutting (Director) and Mary Sutton (Trainer). Two days of keynote and invited presentations will feature scholarly papers by Emeritus Professor Russell Meares, Professors Richard Kluft, Warwick Middleton and Bethany Brand, and Drs Joyanna Silberg, Lynette Danylchuk and Philip Kinsler.
Read more about this conference here