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12th Edition Conference

International Grief and Bereavement Conference

13 - 17 Jul 2020 Cancelled  New Date Reminder
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia

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"Grief and Bereavement in a changing world Personal, Social and Global Perspectives"
The 12th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society will bring together over 600 delegates from around the globe to learn from leading researchers and practitioners by engaging in interactive workshops, world-class keynote lectures, exciting symposia and to network with colleagues in the grief and bereavement fields. This event will bring together leaders and representatives from peak bodies in Australia and internationally. Opportunities for professional .. continue reading development will be available to counsellors, social workers, psychologists, palliative care practitioners, those who work in pastoral care, funeral directors and celebrants in order to enhance their professional skills. This conference provides the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals within the field. Join us in Melbourne and learn from the world’s most recognised leaders in grief and bereavement and contribute to making a positive impact on the lives of bereaved and grieving people.

Highlights

  • Opportunity to meet & network with more than 600 other attendees from around the world.
  • Variety of pre-conference workshops & guest speaker sessions for in-depth learning experiences.
  • Interact with the decision-makers, policymakers & future leaders in grief and bereavement field.
  • Engage in a great social and wellness, self-care programs such as yoga, morning walk and meditation.

Timings

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Jul 13 - Jul 17) (General)

Entry Fees

Paid Ticket Starts from 880 AUD
Exhibit Booth Cost Starts from 3000 AUD View Details

Participants

1000
Delegates

100 Exhibitors Estimated Count

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Education & Training
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Editions

13 - 17 Jul 2020 12th Edition
26 - 28 Mar 2014


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Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

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Anna Darbonne

Anna Darbonne

Paychologist at Bamboo Center for Grief, Growth, & Well-being

Las Vegas, United States
Lib Heyward

Lib Heyward

Clinical Psychologist at Lib Heyward & Associates

Launceston, Australia

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Speakers

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Dr Paul Boelen PhD

Dr Paul Boelen PhD

Professor Department of Clinical Psychology at Utrecht University. Paul Boelen...
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Dr Emmy van Deurzen PhD

Dr Emmy van Deurzen PhD

Emmy is a philosopher and existential psychotherapist who is also...
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Dr Phyllis Kosminsky PhD, FT

Dr Phyllis Kosminsky PhD, FT

Phyllis is a clinical social worker specializing in grief, loss...
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Dr Robert A. Neimeyer PhD

Dr Robert A. Neimeyer PhD

Dr Robert is Professor in the Department of Psychology, University...
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Dr Sheldon Solomon PhD

Dr Sheldon Solomon PhD

Sheldon Solomon is Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College. ...

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Mon, 13 Jul 12:00 AM - 05:00 PM Workshop
Masterclass with Dr Robert E Neimeyer - Reconstructing the continuing bond: Transforming meaning and turning in bereavement
Dr Robert A. Neimeyer PhD
Dr Robert A. Neimeyer PhD Dr Robert is Professor in the Department of P..
Mon, 13 Jul 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Registration
Registration
Mon, 13 Jul 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Lunch
Lunch Break
Tue, 14 Jul 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Workshop
Masterclass Dr Phyllis Kosminsky - Attachment informed grief therapy: Interventions to create safety, strengthen self-capacities and promote re-engagement
Dr Phyllis Kosminsky PhD, FT
Dr Phyllis Kosminsky PhD, FT Phyllis is a clinical social worker specializ..
Tue, 14 Jul 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Lunch
Lunch Break
Wed, 15 Jul 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Registration
Registration & Exhibition
Wed, 15 Jul 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Self Care and Wellness Session
Wed, 15 Jul 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Opening Ceremony
Welcome to Country & Official Opening
Wed, 15 Jul 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break
Morning Tea
Wed, 15 Jul 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Session
Emotional Problems After Traumatic Bereavement: Nature, correlates, and treatment

Traumatic bereavement refers to the sudden, unexpected death of a loved one under circumstances that are unnatural and traumati...continue reading

Dr Paul Boelen PhD
Dr Paul Boelen PhD Professor Department of Clinical Psychology a..
Wed, 15 Jul 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch
Lunch Break


Wed, 15 Jul 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Session
Symposia, Papers & How to Session (A, B,C,D)


Wed, 15 Jul 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Break
Afternoon Tea


Wed, 15 Jul 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Session
Intervening in Meaning: New Directions in Grief Therapy

Viewed from a constructivist perspective, a central process in grieving is the attempt to reaffirm or reconstruct a world of meanin...continue reading

Dr Robert A. Neimeyer PhD
Dr Robert A. Neimeyer PhD Dr Robert is Professor in the Department of P..
Wed, 15 Jul 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Dinner + Cocktail
Welcome Experience


Thu, 16 Jul 12:30 AM - 01:30 PM Lunch
Lunch Break
Thu, 16 Jul 07:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Self Care and Wellness Session


Thu, 16 Jul 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Registration
Registration & Exhibition
Thu, 16 Jul 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Session
The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life

The uniquely human fear of death has a pervasive effect on human beings' thoughts, feelings, and behavior. Humans manage the terror of dea...continue reading

Dr Sheldon Solomon PhD
Dr Sheldon Solomon PhD Sheldon Solomon is Professor of Psychology at..
Thu, 16 Jul 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break
Morning Tea
Thu, 16 Jul 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Session
Symposia, Papers & How to Session (E, F, G,H)
Thu, 16 Jul 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Session
Symposia, Papers & How to Session (I, J, K,L)
Thu, 16 Jul 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Break
Afternoon Tea
Thu, 16 Jul 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Session
Rising from Shattered Lives: Psychotherapy and Existential Crisis

Political and social events can affect individuals profoundly, revolutionizing their lives in such a way that their entire existence is in ...continue reading

Dr Emmy van Deurzen PhD
Dr Emmy van Deurzen PhD Emmy is a philosopher and existential psychot..
Thu, 16 Jul 06:00 PM - 11:00 PM Dinner + Cocktail
Gala Dinner
Fri, 17 Jul 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Self Care and Wellness Session
Fri, 17 Jul 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Registration
Coffee with Keynotes, Registration & Exhibition
Fri, 17 Jul 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Session
Attachment and Loss: From Practice to Theory and Back Again

Gatherings like this one offer abundant opportunities to learn, to share, and to reflect on what we have come to understand about grief, lo...continue reading

Dr Phyllis Kosminsky PhD, FT
Dr Phyllis Kosminsky PhD, FT Phyllis is a clinical social worker specializ..
Fri, 17 Jul 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break
Morning Tea

Gatherings like this one offer abundant opportunities to learn, to share, and to reflect on what we have come to understand about grief, lo...continue reading

Fri, 17 Jul 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Session
Symposia, Papers & How to Session (M, N, O, P)
Fri, 17 Jul 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch
Lunch Break
Fri, 17 Jul 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Session
Symposia, Papers & How to Session (M, N, O, P)
Fri, 17 Jul 03:00 PM - 03:00 PM Break
Afternoon Tea
Fri, 17 Jul 03:30 PM - 04:45 PM Registration
Keynote Panel QnA
Fri, 17 Jul 04:45 PM - 05:00 PM Closing Ceremony
Closing Ceremony

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880 AUDStudent 3 Day Conference
1100 AUDACGB Member 3 Day Conference
1350 AUDAttendee 3 Day Conference

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AUD 3000

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