Special Joint Learning Exchange

This three-day conference draws together an exciting collection of speakers from three different organisations, all of whom share a profound desire to contribute to the making of better social worlds and all of who share a systemic, relational perspective of our social worlds.

Some of the conference highlights from a CMM perspective are:

Day 1

Aline Mugisho, a 2015 CMMi/AC4 Fellow and current Executive Manager, Young Africa Works, Youth in Agribusiness
Gender, resilience and the power of self care for African women leaders: unpacking the psychological effects of being ‘strong’

Susana Carr, CMMi UK Project Fellow
The practical application of CMM in a fostering context in the UK with a particular focus on one Independent Fostering Agency

Kate Campbell, CMMi UK Project Fellow
Critical pedagogy, collaboration and compassion in post-lockdown systemic   education: weaving cultural tapestries of Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) across UK-African paediatric mental health

Ana Draper, Elisa Marcelilno & Samantha Thomson, CMMi UK Project Fellows
Location, dislocation, relocation: a systemic and narrative approach to trauma to work with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

Taiwo Afuape, Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist
CMM and liberation psychology post George Floyd

Day 2

Kim Pearce, Co-Founder and President, CMM Institute for Personal and Social Evolution
On the importance of (re)claiming m/mystery as part of our deeply-lived experience of being human(e)

Day 3

Barbara McKay, CMMi Board & Director, McKay Systemic Consultancy Services
CosmoCouples: One approach to working therapeutically with couples

Marit Eikaas Haavimb, CMM Institute, Dr Hossein Kaviani, University of Bedfordshire, School of Psychology & Alastair Pearson, Tower Hamlets Education Wellbeing
CosmoKidz as mystery: Creating community and fostering peace—facts and horizons

Beth Fisher-Yoshida, CMMi Board & Professor of Practice, Columbia University
Transforming personal and social narratives for social change

John Burnham, Consultant Family and Systemic Psychotherapist, Parkview Clinic (Inpatient CAMHS) Birmingham Women and Children’s Hospital
CMM (Creating Magic Moments): A hop, skip and a jump through CMM…MMMM


For more information and to register https://www.aftconference.co.uk/

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