The Attachment Research Community (ARC) has announced the first details of their fourth Annual Conference. The 2019 ARC Annual Conference will be held at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC) on Thursday 21 November 2019. The conference will help guide and support delegates in their attachment aware practices. Delegates will be given the chance to share their learning with innovative practioners, as well as hearing from leading experts in the field of attachment.
This year’s key note speaker is Dr Margot Sunderland. Dr Sunderland is a Director of Education and Training at The Centre for Child Mental Health in London and has published of over twenty books in the field of child mental health. In the last 20 years Dr Sunderland has carried out a meta-analysis of the scientific and psychological research on the long-term impact of adult/child relationships on a child’s developing brain and mind. Dr Sunderland lectures all over the world on the psychology and neuroscience of child and teenage mental health, offering a wealth of practical strategies and interventions, which are always underpinned by the latest research.
More speakers and workshops will be announced in the coming months.
Andrew Wright, ARC Chair, says; “We are extremely excited to announce Dr Sunderland as our first key note speaker for this year’s Annual Conference. We know she will bring with her the most up to date psychological and brain science research on how children and young people can be enabled to thrive. We hope that each delegate will be able to take away with them the knowledge and tools to continue to support children with attachment and trauma issues in schools and settings.”
Booking for this year’s conference will open on 15 March via the ARC website
www.the-arc.org.uk. Delegate prices are £189 + VAT for ARC members and £249 + VAT for non-members.