ACEs Conference

26-28 June 2020

As one of the leading Children and Young People’s Counselling Charities in the UK we are excited to host the

TIC+ Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Conference

26th – 28th of June 2020

The conference is aimed at all professionals who work with children and young people.

During this transformative weekend conference delegates will hear from leading ACEs experts.

Keynote Speakers:

Robin Balbernie & Bill Say

Held at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful grounds and countryside.
Full board residential is optional.

With a restaurant and bar onsite there will be plenty of opportunity to socialise and network with other professionals.

YOGA and mindfulness sessions included in the price

Please fill in our application form to attend, which also covers details on how to pay.

Please see the leaflet below to find out more about our residential and non-residential offers.

KEYNOTES

Robin Balbernie

Attachment in Early Childhood: the bridge between the inner and outer world

Bill Say

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

     AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

You can pick up to 4 workshops- one from each session.

SATURDAY SESSION 1:

  • ACEs Experienced in Early Childhood and the Impact they have on Future Development- Robin Balbernie
  • Trauma Awareness – Tanya Orr
  • Working with Young People who have Experienced Parental Bereavement – Tricia Leonard
  • Supervision for Counsellors where clients are Children & Young People – Lorraine Sherman
  • A Narrative Position on Abuse: How to Help Young People Story their Experience – Dr Chloe Constable

SATURDAY SESSION 2:

  • ACEs Experienced in Early Childhood and the Impact they have on Future Development- Robin Balbernie
  • Working Creatively with Resilience – Tanya Orr
  • Using a Therapeutic Approach to Suicide Risk Assessment – Tricia Leonard
  • Skilful Approaches to Trauma where Clients are Children & Young People – Lorraine Sherman
  • Working Therapeutically with Families: Creative Ideas to Hear Multiple Perspectives – Dr Chloe Constable

SUNDAY SESSION 1:

  • Young People who have Experienced Domestic Abuse – Bill Say
  • Working Creatively with Resilience – Tanya Orr
  • Using a Therapeutic Approach to Suicide Risk Assessment – Tricia Leonard
  • Skilful Approaches to Trauma where Clients are Children & Young People – Lorraine Sherman
  • Working Therapeutically with Families: Creative Ideas to Hear Multiple Perspectives – Dr Chloe Constable

SUNDAY SESSION 2:

  • Working with Young People who have been Victims of Sexual Abuse – Bill Say
  • Trauma Awareness – Tanya Orr
  • Working with Young People who have Experienced Parental Bereavement – Tricia Leonard
  • Supervision for Counsellors where clients are Children & Young People – Lorraine Sherman
  • A Narrative Position on Abuse: How to Help Young People Story their Experience – Dr Chloe Constable

If you would like to attend, please submit the application form below! We look forward to seeing you there.

FAQs

What is the TIC+ ACEs Conference?

The TIC+ ACEs Conference is an excellent opportunity for professionals from diverse backgrounds to learn to support and work more effectively with children and young people who have had adverse childhood experiences.

Why should I attend?

Whether you’re a youth worker, a teacher, a counsellor, or have any job or voluntary role that involves working with young people: this conference is for you! You’ll come away with invaluable ideas you can apply directly to your work, along with plenty of opportunity to socialise (there is a restaurant and bar on site) and share ideas with other professionals in the field.

What's the format for each day?

Saturday and Sunday mornings will include a seminar from the keynote speakers Bill Say and Robin Balbernie. In the afternoons you’ll have the opportunity to pick 2 workshops per afternoon (4 total).

There will also be opportunities to enjoy the beautiful grounds at Hartpury, with an option to take part in free activities including yoga and mindfulness walks. There will also be ample networking opportunities in the evenings.

What are the differences between the residential and non-residential options?

Residential

Non-residential

Keynote speaker seminars

YES

YES

Workshops

YES

YES

Meals

YES

NO

Accommodation

YES

NO

Mindfulness walks

YES

YES

Yoga

YES

YES

Do you provide any discounts?

Yes, we are providing a limited amount of early-bird tickets which are available until March 31st 2020 at a discounted price.

How do I pay?

You can pay by online bank transfer to Teens in Crisis, sort code: 309414, account number: 02285763,

Please quote the reference: <your name> and ‘Res’ for residential, and <your name> and ‘non’ for non-residential e.g. ‘suecookres’ or ‘suecooknon’

Please email conference@ticplus.org.uk to let us know you have paid so we have your contact details.

I have more questions, who can I contact?

Email us at conference@ticplus.org.uk and we’ll do our best to answer any queries.

What is the cancellation/refund policy?

Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds.

When I sign up, how do you handle my data?

We are committed to the safety of your data. You can read about our privacy policy here.