“Growing towards recovery” a national conference

Mar 8, 2013

  
First national conference on greencare and mental health to be held at Commonwork this Summer
12 July 2013 – 9:15am to 13 July 2013 – 2:00pm

Held at our conference and study centre, set in the beautiful Kent countryside, just 45 minutes from central London.

A partnership conference between:-
• Commonwork
• The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Jobs in Mind
• Growing Better Lives

Chaired by Bernadette Wren, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Systemic Psychotherapist, Head of Psychology, The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust and Beren Aldridge, Organisational Co-ordinator of Growing Well, Chair of Care Farming UK.

There is a growing body of evidence that greencare and ecotherapy interventions have a positive impact on mental health and social inclusion. This conference aims to make explicit different and contrasting mental health models, service structures, and their outcomes in greencare settings. This is the first national conference to address the theoretical and applied ideas that contribute to this effective way of addressing mental health problems and associated social exclusion. Join us for stimulating, lively debate about what works and why, and how to apply the evidence in your own setting.

Please look here for more info. – http://www.commonwork.org/courses-and-events/growing-towards-recovery-national-conference

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