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Parental Alienation Conference 2018

Parental Alienation... Family Violence Lost in the FOG conference

  • Full Conference Registration 17th to 19th Oct 2018 ($850)
  • Wednesday 17th Oct 2018 ($450)
  • Thursday 18th Oct 2018 ($450)
  • Friday 19th October ($450)
  • Practitioners Networking Dinner ($80)

Parent attendance Friday 19th October ($50)

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Dates: 17th, 18th, 19th October 2018

Location:  Hobart, Tasmania
Venue:  RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, Hobart Tasmania


Special Event:
Practitioners Networking Dinner at Charcoal Restaurant:  Evening of 19th October

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About Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart is Tasmania's capital city nestled amongst the foothills of Mt  Wellington and the entrance to the Derwent River. Hobart is a  picturesque city with a unique mix of heritage buildings alongside  modern architecture and beautiful natural scenery. Hobart has been  chosen for the first Parental Alienation Australia Conference because of  its peaceful location and it is the home of Australia’s research  laboratory dedicated to parental alienation research.

Conference Aim

The aim of the Conference is to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of the latest research, professional practice issues and developments in understanding parental alienation.  The Conference is for practitioners and researchers who are interested in learning more about what parental alienation is, how to identify it and what to do about it. The conference will showcase current research and professional practice issues on parental alienation.

The conference will include keynote presentations from:

Dr. Demosthenes Lorandos: world-renowned expert in parental alienation.

Dr. Randy Rand: prominent psychologist and administrative director of the Family Bridges Program.

Dr. Yvonne Parnell: neuropsychologist, psychotherapist and pioneer in interventions for alienating parents

Dr. Jennifer Harman: professor and Colorado State University. She has published extensively in the area of intimate relationships, aggression and parental alienation.

Dr. Mandy Matthewson: senior lecturer at the University of Tasmania and lead researcher in the Family and Interpersonal Relationships Lab. She has published research into parental alienation. 

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Keynote Speakers

Dr. Demosthenes Lorandos

 Dr. Demosthenes Lorandos is a renowned psychologist, author, speaker, and attorney in the United States. As a psychologist and attorney, Dr. Lorandos specialises in high conflict custody disputes and he is an expert in Parental Alienation. He has published extensively on the topic of parental alienation. 

Dr. Randy Rand

Dr Randy Rand is a prominent forensic educational and social science consultant who developed the Family Bridges Workshop in the United States.

Dr. Rand is an expert in Parental Alienation. He has published extensively in the area of parental alienation and child abduction. He is the director of administrative services for Family Bridges Workshops.  

Dr. Yvonne Parnell

Dr. Yvonne Parnell is a registered clinical and neuropsychologist and trained psychotherapist. Dr Parnell is also a trained facilitator of the Family Bridges: A workshop for troubled and alienated parent-child relationships. She pioneered aftercare protocols for alienating parents. 

Dr. Jennifer Harman

Dr. Jennifer Harman is a professor and Colorado State University. She has published extensively in the area of intimate relationships, aggression and parental alienation. Dr Harman is the lead researcher of the Harman Close Relationships Lab. Her lab focuses on interpersonal relationships and health behaviors using social psychological theory. 

Dr. Mandy Matthewson

Dr. Mandy Matthewson is a senior lecturer at the University of Tasmania and lead researcher in the Family and Interpersonal Relationships Lab. She has published research into parental alienation. Mandy is also a clinical psychologist in private practice where she has developed expertise in working with families and individuals who have been affected by parental alienation.  

Payment

To be entitled to the early bird registration fee you must have  registered and paid by 31st July 2018. Registration cannot be confirmed  until payment is received. Please note if your registration is made less  than two weeks prior to the Conference the only payment option  available will be credit card.


Payment can be made in the following methods:

1. Credit Card Payment

Visa, Mastercard & AMEX are accepted.

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2. Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

The bank details for EFT payments will be supplied on the invoice  generated at the completion of your online registration. Please include  the reference number in your transaction and forward your remittance  advice to conference@parentalalienation.org.au

3. Cheque Payment

The cheque instructions will be supplied on the invoice generated at the completion of your online registration.

Cancellation and Refund Policy / Terms and Conditions

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By  registering to attend the Parental Alienation: Family Violence Lost in  the Fog Conference, you grant Parental Alienation Australia permission  to photograph/video record you during the Conference activities to  support promotion, publicity and reporting this event and future  conferences. If you have any objection to being photographed or filmed  during the Conference please contact us on conference@parentalalienation.org.au .

Registration cancellation policy

All cancellations must be provided in writing via email to Parental Alienation Australia:

conference@parentalalienation.org.au


The  Conference Organisers reserve the right to alter, amend or cancel all  or any of the arrangements contained in the program. It is a condition  of acceptance of registration that an administration cancellation fee of  AU$125 including GST will be incurred for any cancellations received in  writing prior to Monday 6th August, 2018. Any cancellations after  Monday 6th August, 2018 will forfeit 100% of the registration fee. A  substitute delegate may be nominated prior to the Conference.


Dinner cancellation policy
The  Conference Organisers reserve the right to cancel or vary the dinner if  minimum numbers are not reached. Regrettably, dinner tickets cannot be  refunded if participants cancel, however you may nominate an alternative  attendee(s).


Please note: Registration fees do not include  insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you  register for the Conference and book your travel you take out an  insurance policy of your choice. The Conference Organisers cannot take  any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own  insurance. This insurance is to be purchased in your country of origin.

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