Keynote Presenters

 EvanGeorge

Evan George (GBR), M.A, M.Sc, Systemic Psychotherapist, Founding Partner BRIEF London.

'Teaching the Solution-Focused Approach'

Changing Challenges over the Past 25 Years

Keynote 09.30 - 10.00 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall

  Cynthia Franklin

Cynthia Franklin (USA), Ph.D, Dean, Professor Mental Health at University of Texas.

'Solution-Focused Alternatives for Education'

Implementing the solution-focused model across diverse school programs

Keynote 10.00 - 10.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall

  Jaseem2 2

Jaseem Koorankot (IND), Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist, Lecturer at the Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience (IMHANS).

'Research on Solution-Focused Questions versus Problem-Focused Questions'

Effects in neuropsychological components and electro-physiological state

Keynote 09.30 - 10.00 / Saturday June 16th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall

 Therese Steiner 

Therese Steiner (CHE), M.D, Consulting Psychiatrist, NGO terre des hommes Schweitz.

'Beyond Trauma'

My experience working with clients in Africa, Middle and South America that have faced traumatic situations as well as with many migrants in Switzerland 

Keynote 10.00 - 10.30 / Saturday June 16th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall

 Ulla Peters

Ulla Peters (LUX), Ph.D, Sociologist, Assoc. Professor at University of Luxembourg

'Recent Developments in Child Protection Practice - Research and Practices'

Engaging children, parents and their networks through narrative and safety bases approaches

Keynote 16.00 - 16.30 / Saturday June 16th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall.

 BenFurman

Ben Furman (FIN), M.D, Consulting Psychiatrist, Manager Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute.

'Solution-focused Lifestyle'

How to use solution-focused psychology for your own good

Keynote 16.30 - 17.00 / Saturday June 16th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall.

 

Workshop Presenters

  

Nana Darkwa

                              

Eric Twumasi 

Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa (GHA), Founding President of Youth Icons Ghana

Eric Twumasi (GHA), Assistant Programs Manager 

'Introducing Youth Focused Nonviolent Solutions in Ghana'

Workshop 1 - 11.00-12.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jabob Pronk Hall 

Nathalie Dekker

Moniqe Croes

Nathalie Dekker (NLD), Social Worker, Social Scientist at Trimbos Institute &

Monique Croes (NLD), Psychologist, Social Scientist at Trimbos Institute 

'Solution-Focused Counselling to Obtain a Smokefree Life'

Workshop 2 - 11.00 - 12.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jan Toorop Room     

  Sabine Janzon

 

Sabine Janzon (GER), Social Worker, Social Pedagogue, Systemic Therapist 

'Help That's not Helping: The Hardship of Parenthood (if children live in out-of-home-placements)'

Workshop 3 - 11.00 - 12.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Hall of Mirrors (Spiegelzaal)

  Hooshmad Ebrahimi Photo

 

Hooshmand Ebrahimi (IRN), M.A., Child Counsellor, Kids’ Skills Representative Asia / Middle East

'Kids’ Skills, A Solution-Focused Approach for Working with Children with Cancer'

Workshop 4 - 11.00 - 12.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jacob Maris Room

 Katrin Berger

 Sue Young

Katrin Berger (GER), Solution-Focused Trainer and Therapist, Team Leader of Youth Welfare

& Sue Young (GBR), Retired Teacher, Solution-Focused Trainer

'Adapting Solution-Focused Strategies to Training'   

Workshop 5 - 11.00 - 12.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jan Toorop Room

  Becky Taylor

 

Elizabeth Taylor (USA), Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT, RPT-S, University Professor

'Creative and Play-Based Approaches Using Solution-Focused Therapy with Children and Adolescents'

Workshop 6 - 14.00-15.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jabob Pronk Hall 

 Wouter.jpeg

 Josee Spaas

Wouter Camps (NLD) & Josee Spaas (NLD)

'The Power of Solution-Focused Coaching in Schools'

Workshop 7 - 14.00 - 15.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Jan Toorop Room 

 Ursula Buehlmann

 

Ursula Bühlmann- Stähli (CHE)

'Solution Focus Meets Body Work'

Workshop 8 - 14.00 - 15.30 / Friday June 15th 2018 / Hall of Mirrors (Spiegelzaal)

 

  Ella de Jong

 

Ella de Jong (NLD)

'Inspirational SF Stories and Creativity'

Workshop 9 - Friday 14.00 - 15.30 - June 15th 2018 / Jacob Maris Hall

 

 BenFurman 

Ben Furman (FIN)

'Taming Tigers'

Solution-focused Approach to Controlling Bad Habits

Workshop 10 / Friday 14.00 - 15.30 / June 15th 2018 / Jan Toorop Hall


Maria de Villiers.jpeg Stefan Erasmus.jpeg

Maria de Villiers (SAF) & Stefan Erasmus (SAF) 

'Searching solutions for identifying different needs in a multicultural teaching environment'

Workshop 11 Friday 16.00 - 17.30  - June 15th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall

 

 Arnoud Huibers  Jaseem2 2

Arnoud Huibers (NLD) & Jaseem Koorankot (IND) 

'The Jewel in the Lotus'

 

Neuroscience, the Circle Technique and the Benefits of Solution Talk 

 

Workshop 12 Friday 16.00 - 17.30  - June 15th 2018 / Cor Ruys Hall

 

  Spiegelzaal

Open Space

Subjects will be announced during the conference

Friday 16.00 - 17.30 - June 15th 2018 / Spiegel Hall

 

 Elise Van der Giesen  Hettie Verzaal

 

Elise van der Giesen & Hetty Verzaal

'It Works! And what else works?'

Co-constructing Solutions with Mentally Disabled Clients 

Workshop 14 - Friday 16.00 - 17.30   - June 15th 2018 / Jacob Maris Hall

 

 

 Cecile and Celes 

Celes van Zuijlen(NLD) & Cécile Kool (NLD)

Working with Challenging Groups in Secondary Schools

Workshop 15 - Friday 16.00 - 17.30 - June 15th 2018 / Jan Toorop Hall

 

 Annaliese Brink  Marien Lokerse

Annaliese Brink (SAF) en Marien Lokerse (SAF / NLD)

How can Solution Focused Education be introduced?

In a culturally diverse, patriarchal conservative society where violence instead of logic, is seen as the answer.

Workshop 16 - Saturday 11.00 - 12.30  - June 16th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall

 

 

 Gerrit van de Vegte  Ineke ten Thije

Gerrit van de Vegte (NLD) & Ineke ten Thije (NLD)

Solution-Focused Thinking for Everyone?

Workshop 17 - Saturday 11.00 - 12.30  - June 16th 2018 / Cor Ruys Hall

 

VOPN 

VOPN - Association for Solution-focused Professionals in the Netherlands

Annual Meeting for members of the VOPN

Chair: Esther de Wolff (NLD) 

Saturday 11.00-12.30  - June 16th 2018 / Hall of Mirrors (Spiegelzaal)

19.rpd Brnai.jpeg 

Árpád Bárnai (HUN) 

'A pilot project in the Hungarian Justice System'

 

Solution Focus in Reintegration

 

Workshop 19 Saturday 11.00  - June 16th 2018 / Jacob Maris Hall 


 EvanGeorge 

Evan George (GBR), M.A, M.Sc, Systemic Psychotherapist, Founding Partner BRIEF London.

'The language of the Solution Focused approach'

The words we use to describe the change process will impact on what we do and how we do it

Workshop 20 / 11.00 - 12.30 / Saturday June 16th 2018 / Jan Toorop Hall

 Cynthia Franklin

Cynthia Franklin (USA)

'Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Education'

A useful approach for reducing behavioral and emotional problems and increasing academic achievement in educational programs

Workshop 21 / Saturday 14.00 - 15.30  / June 16th 2018 / Jacob Pronk Hall

 

EstherDeWolf  Christiaan van Woerden

Esther de Wolf (NLD) & Christiaan van Woerden (NLD)

 

'Finding the Green Flag'

Workshop 22 / Saturday 14.00 - 15.30 - June 16th 2018 / Cor Ruys Hall

 

23.Sieds Rienks Leo Blokland.jpeg 

Sieds Rienks (NLD) & Leo Blokland (NLD)

 

'Do You Want to be Right or Do You Want to be Happy'

Solution-Focused Conflict Resolution

Saturday 14.00 - 15.30  - June 16th 2018 / Spiegel Hall

 

 Herman Prst

Herman Prüst (NLD)

 

'Embodied Cognition'

Working with the Body in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Workshop 24 - Saturday 14.00 - 15.30  - June 16th 2018 / Jacob Maris Hall

 

 Therese Steiner

Therese Steiner (CHE)

'Beyond Trauma'

Continuation of the keynote by Theres on how to conceptualize and work with clients that have faced traumatic situations

Workshop 25 - Saturday 14.00 - 15.30 - June 16th 2018 / Jan Toorop Hall