Program

EBTA CONFERENCE SOFIA 2018 – PROGRAM

!!! All presenters have to make their registrations till 31 July 2018 to keep their presentations in the program.

21 September, 2018 – Friday

9.00 – 10.00
REGISTRATION

10.00 – 11.30
Royal 1 – OPENNING PLENARY SESSION
A Janus Moment in SF: Re-membering Our Past and Envisioning our Future
Frank Thomas (host, USA), Gale Miller (USA), Kirsten Dierolf (Germany), Guy Shennan (UK), and Biba Ribolj (Slovenia)

11.30 – 12.00   Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.00
Hall – Royal 1
Beginning at the End
Chris Iveson & Harvey Ratner, BRIEF, London, UK

Hall – Royal 3
Language(s), systems and solution focused approach
Barbara Pelkmann, France

Hall – Rila
Creative Multisensory Solution-Focused Activities for Children and Adolescents
Carol Buchholz Holland, United States

Hall – Royal 2
VIDEO-ROOM and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

13.00 – 14.00   Lunch Break

14.00 – 15.00
Hall – Royal 1
Developing the Quality of Solution Focused Practice
Kirsten Dierolf, Germany

Hall – Royal 3
Brief Strategic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Obese Women with Binge Eating Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial One-year Follow-up
Giada Pietrabissa, Italy

Hall – Rila
Love Story – or Discussing a Taboo in a Gerontopsychiatric Context
Sylvia Steinbach, Germany

Hall – Royal 2
VIDEO-ROOM and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

15.00 – 15.30   Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30
Hall – Royal 1
The integration of the body into SFBT
Luc Isebaert and Sophie Trepanier, Belgium

Hall – Royal 3
Solution Focused Multi-Family Therapy
Anne-Marie Wulf and Karin Pharès, Denmark

Hall – Rila
Solution Focused Harm Reduction
Seán Foy, Ireland

Hall – Royal 2
VIDEO-ROOM and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

16.30 – 17.00     Break

17.00 – 18.45
Hall – Royal 1
EBTA MEMBERS MEETING

Hall – Royal 2
VIDEO-ROOM and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

19.00 – 22.00
Hall – Sredets
CELEBRATING 25 YEARS EBTA
EBTA BIRTHDAY CAKE, WINE and LIVE MUSIC

22 September, 2018 – Saturday 

8.30 – 9.30
Hall – Royal 3 – MORNING ACTIVITY
Solution Sensing: Conversations between SF and Asana
Annabe Tredoux, South Africa

9.30 – 10.30
Hall – Royal 1
Best Hopes for The Future of SFT
Peter Sundman, Finland, Jenny Clarke, UK

Hall – Royal 3
Unlocking the potential of SF for Teams and Organisations
Katrin Berger, Germany & Sue Young, UK

Hall – Rila
A new harbor: working SF with people with autism
Els Mattelin and Hannelore Volckaert, Belgium

10.30 – 11.00  Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.00
Hall – Royal 1
Canapes, solution focused practice and the power of summer camps
Ursula Buehlmann, Biba Rebolj, Naomi Whitehead, John Wheeler

Hall – Royal 3
Bringing SF to the GP
Sebastien Vernieuwe, Dr. Dirk Quagebeur, Belgium

Hall – Rila
Computerized Solution-Focused Self-Help Program: development and demonstration
Rytis Pakrosnis, Viktorija Cepukiene, Lithuania

Hall – Royal 2
SF VIDEO-ROOM and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

12.00 – 12.10  Break

12.10 – 13.00
Hall – Royal 1
SF in a Pastoral Context: From Pulpit to Pastoral Care and Everything In-between
Stephanus Cloete, South Africa

Hall – Royal 3
Positive Woodpecker: A Solution-Focused Self Questioning Technique
Alexey Mikhalsky, Russia

Hall – Rila
Beyond BASIC TENETS OF SFBT – WHAT WORKS IN OUR PRACTICE!
Tomasz Switek, Poland

Hall – Royal 2
SF VIDEO-ROOM and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

13.00 – 14.00  Lunch Break

14.00 – 15.00
Hall – Royal 1
Energizing Communication with Troubled Youth
Ella de Jong, The Netherlands

Hall – Royal 3
It’s all SF: Organizing a Solution-Focused Community in SF Approach
Danni Yu and Amanda Sun, China

Hall – Rila
Developing a manifesto for a critically engaged solution-focused practice
Guy Shennan and Suzi Curtis, United Kingdom

Hall – Royal 2
SF VIDEO-ROOM, PLACE FOR POSTER SESSIONS and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

15.00 – 15.30  Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30
Hall – Royal 1
Ultra-Brief Therapy
Luc Isebaert and Paul Koeck, Belgium

Hall – Royal 3
Being trained to mock your own brilliance?
A. Biba Rebolj, Slovenia

Hall – Rila
EBTA BOARD MEETING

Hall – Royal 2
SF VIDEO-ROOM, PLACE FOR POSTER SESSIONS and FREE SF CONVERSATIONS

16.30 – 16.45  Break

16.45 – 18.15
Hall – Royal 1 – PLENARY SESSION
Exchange on Theory of Practice / Discuss the theory of solution-focused practice
Marie-Christine Cabie, Svea van der Hoorn, Matthias Schwab, Peter Sundman, John Wheeler and Ferdinand Wolf

19.00 – Midnight
SF FOLK EVENING / FREE TIME

23 September, 2018 – Sunday 

9.30 – 10.30
Hall – Royal 1
A short meditation on the causal nexus: Nagarjuna, Wittgenstein, de Shazer, your client, and you
Matthias Schwab, Germany

Hall – Royal 3
Single Session Therapy: the Italian Model
Flavio Cannistra, Italy

Hall – Rila
Motivation to Learn and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Svetlana Mаnukhina, Russia

10.30 – 11.00  Coffee Break

11.00 – 12.00
Hall – Royal 1
Outside the Box: Exploring SFBT in a non-traditional setting
Alesya Courtnage, Canada & Elliott Connie, USA

Hall – Royal 3
SF presentation – waiting on it
Artur Lewinski and Jacek Szczepkowski, Poland

Hall – Rila
SF presentation – waiting on it
Marian, Bulgaria

 12.00 – 12.10  Break

12.10 – 13.00
Hall – Royal 1
LOOKING TO THE NEXT SF STEP
CLOSING PLENARY SESSION with Ben Furman
Handing of EBTA flag to the organisers of next EBTA Conference

From 13.00
GOODBYE PARTY IN THE NEARBY PUB
Exchanging hugs and tears


! We are collecting videos for the SF video-room that we intend to arrange during the Conference days !


 

24 September, 2018 – Monday

Post-conference Worksop with Ben Furman

Kids’Skills and Beyond:
Innovative and creative solution-focused methods to help children and teens overcome problems and learn social skills.