ACT Perspectives on Promoting Inclusivity in Challenging Times

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Apr 5 2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
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ACBS UK and Ireland Chapter Board

ACT Perspectives on Promoting Inclusivity in Challenging Times - 


Following on from the successful 'Taking Next Steps With ACT' event on March 28th 2018 in London, the ACBS UK & Republic of Ireland Chapter' are organising an event entitled 'ACT Perspectives on Promoting Inclusivity in Challenging Times'.
We hope that you will join us for what promises to be an enriching and informative day. The plan for the day includes: a presidential address by David Gillanders; exploring psychological flexibility in transgender/gender nonconformity populations (Jo Lloyd); insights into how best to facilitate discussions about what matters and what to do about it (Helen Bolderston and Liz Burnside); networking opportunities, and the chance to have your say about the development of contextual behavioural science (CBS) in the UK.

The ticket price includes registration and tea / coffee. Lunch is not provided.


10.00 - Registration
10.30 - Welcome by David Gillanders (chair of the Board of the ‘ACBS UK and Republic of Ireland Chapter’)
11.00 - Jo Lloyd* - Psychological Flexibility in Transgender/Gender Nonconformity Populations
12.00 - 13.00 - Lunch
13.00 - Helen Bolderston** and Liz Burnside** – Skills workshop: 'The things that matter and what to do about them: Working with values and committed action' -
How to work effectively when values get tricky or rigid
How to work effectively with people who have difficulty accessing contexts that might support effective action
15.00 - Tea/Coffee and Charity Raffle
15.30 - Mindful wellbeing practice
16.00 - Lene Forrester (incoming Chair of the board) - 'Embracing an inclusive future'
16.30 - Close


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