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Conference Program

Note: Program is subject to change and will be updated in the lead up to the conference

TUESDAY 14th SEPTEMBER

10:00 – 10:45

Opening Welcome & Plenary 1

Topic: Landscapes of trauma: A social-ecological approach to cultural diversity in mental health research, theory and practice
Speaker: Laurence Kirmayer

12:00 – 12:45

Parallel Session 1 – A, B, C, D

Topic: Turning off the taps for PTSD – Diet Matters!

Speaker: Dr Tetyana Rocks & Gina Howland – Food and Mood Centre

12:45 – 13:30

Parallel Session 2 – A, B, C, D

Topic: Turning off the taps for PTSD – Diet Matters!

Speaker: Dr Tetyana Rocks & Gina Howland – Food and Mood Centre

17:30 – 18:15

Plenary 2

Topic: Transdiagnostic approaches to human distress in the aftermath of trauma

Speaker: Professor Tim Dalgleish

18:30 – 19:15

Parallel Session 3 – A, B, C, D

Topic: Does EMDR work long term and if so why?

Speaker: Chris Lee

WEDNESDAY 15th SEPTEMBER

10:00 – 10:45

Plenary 3

Topic: Harnessing health services research and implementation science to improve care for individuals who experience intimate partner violence (IPV): Examples from the US Veterans Health Administration.

Speaker: Professor Katherine Iverson

12:00 – 12:45

Parallel Session 4 – A, B, C, D

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Dr Jon Lane

12:45 – 13:30

Parallel Session 5 – A, B, C, D

Topic: Unified Protocol

Speaker: TBC

17:30 – 18:15

Plenary 4

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Fiona Cornforth, Healing Foundation

18:30 – 19:15

Parallel Session 6 – A, B, C, D

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Leanne Humphreys, Phoenix Australia

THURSDAY 16th SEPTEMBER

10:00 – 10:45

Plenary 5

Topic: Using Community Based Participatory Research Methods with refugees

Speaker: Heidi Ellis

12:00 – 12:45

Parallel Session 7 – A, B, C, D

Topic: TBC

Speaker: STARTTS

12:45 – 13:30

Parallel Session 8 – A, B, C, D

Topic: TBC

Speaker: STARTTS

17:30 – 18:15

Plenary 6

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Procter

18:30 – 19:15

Parallel Session 9 – A, B, C, D

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Tim Rolfe

FRIDAY 17th SEPTEMBER

10:00 – 10:45

Plenary 7

Topic: Mental health and psychosocial responses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Speaker: Professor Bob Ursano

12:00 – 12:45

Parallel Session 10 – A, B, C, D

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Larissa Roberts

12:45– 13:30

Parallel Session 11 – A, B, C, D

Topic: Emotion regulation skills training for refugees with PTSD: Clinical insights on the adaptation of Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR)

Speaker: Prof Angela Nickerson, Avalon Tissue, Philippa Specker, Joel Hoffman

17:30 – 18:15

Plenary 8

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Christine Morgan

18:30 – 19:15

Parallel Session 12 – A, B, C, D

Topic: MARAM Framework

Speaker: Dr Karen Williams

SATURDAY 18th SEPTEMBER

10:00 – 10:45

Plenary 9

Topic: Mobile Mental Health for Stress: Exploring the Research, Current Clinical Applications, and Evaluation Strategies

Speaker: A/Prof John Torous

12:45 – 13:30

Final Session

Topic: TBC

Speaker: Alexander McFarlane, Mark Creamer, Ruth Wraith and Louise Newman, Chaired by David Forbes.

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