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Event Details - AACBT 40th National Conference 2019

Title: AACBT 40th National Conference 2019
Type of Activity: Conferences
Objective of Course / Workshop:

AACBT has always celebrated advances in cognitive and behavioural therapies and evidence-based practice. We now find ourselves in a new era of clinical science, discipline diversity and comorbid mental health profiles. Our stimulating line up of keynote and invited speakers are innovators in research and clinical practice will present cutting edge ideas in this new generation of cognitive and behavioural therapy. The keynote & invited speakers, and workshop presenters will present exciting research advancements and novel, evidence-based approaches to the management of common and complex difficulties.

THIS YEAR’S CONFERENCE THEME IS “HONOURING THE PAST | ENVISIONING THE FUTURE”.

This year’s conference brings together a community of cognitive and behavioural therapy professionals to share knowledge, ideas and awareness of innovations and important issues in this field. AACBT is committed to delivering an exciting scientific and workshop program to inspire the CBT community to continue advancing the field.

We invite you to join us with the latest science, and evidence-based practice.

Course / Workshop Outline:

AACBT 40th National Conference
24-26 October 2019, The PLayford, Adelaide

2-day scientific program

24-25 October 2019

Two concurrent 1-day workshops

26 October 2019

All days begin at 9am, with MT, Lunch & AT breaks for networking and meeting speakers

Full program details available here.

There are exhibitors, poster presentations, an early career network meeting, plus two national award addresses.

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

Scientific Program Speakers

 

Professor Susan Bogels (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) "Mindfulness & parenting"

Professor Emeritus David A Clark (University of New Brunswick, Canada) "Obsessions and compulsions"

Emeritus Professor Leon Lack (Flinders University) "Insomnia"

Professor David Kavanagh (Queensland University of Technology) "e-mental health & substance use"

Ms Michelle Martin (The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, The Central Adelaide Local Health Network) "CBT & pain"

Professorial Fellow Mark Creamer (University of Melbourne) "PTSD"

 

Workshop Presenters

PROFESSOR SUSAN BOGELS (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

MINDFULNESS AND PARENTING

PROFESSOR EMERITUS DAVID A CLARK (University of New Brunswick, Canada)

THE PROBLEM WITH ACCEPTANCE: HOW TO TREAT DISTRESSING MENTAL INTRUSIONS AS A TRANSDIAGNOSTIC FEATURE OF EMOTIONAL DISORDERS

Start/End Date: 24/10/2019 to 26/10/2019
Time: 08:30:00 - 17:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Various
Contact Name: Executive Officer
Contact Phone: 0447 142 352
Contact Email: info@aacbt.org.au
Qualifications: Various, all are experienced presenters with considerable expertise in their topic
Experience:

All of the Speakers are experienced presenters with considerable expertise in their topic:

Professor Susan Bogels (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) - Keynote Speaker

Professor Emeritus David A Clark (University of New Brunswick, Canada) - Keynote Speaker

Emeritus Professor Leon Lack (Flinders University)

Professor David Kavanagh (Queensland University of Technology)

Ms Michelle Martin (The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, The Central Adelaide Local Health Network)

Professorial Fellow Mark Creamer (University of Melbourne)

Address: The Playford
Address 2: 120 North Terrace
Suburb: Adelaide
State: SA
Postcode: 5000
Website: http://theplayford.com.au/location/
Parking: Paid
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch
Registration URL: https://www.aacbt.org.au/product/aacbt-40th-national-conference-2019-registration/
Cost ($): Varies, AACBT members attract significant discounts
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

Member Associations

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