Parent attendance Friday 19th October ($50)
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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All cancellations must be provided in writing via email to Parental Alienation Australia:
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.