BRIGHTON 2018

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The Brighton 2018 AD4E meeting, in association with Hearing Voices Brighton took place at the Friends Meeting House, Ship Street on Friday 16th February 2018.

Contributors included: Dr Lucy Johnstone, Anne Cooke, Hearing Voices Brighton, Film maker John Richardson, Dr Akima Thomas, Poet David Gilbert, Jo Watson and Nollaig McSweeney.

See the following event resources:

Anne Cooke - Slides (Brighton 2018)

Anne Cooke Thinking differently about psychosisAnne Cooke talks about Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia, that she edited on behalf of the BPS that encourages us to think differently about experiences such as hearing voices, believing things others find strange or appearing out of touch with reality. For the last hundred years or so at least in the West, these experiences have often been seen as symptoms of a brain disease called schizophrenia. [download]

Dr Akima Thomas - Slides (Brighton 2018)

Holistic empowerment recovery model Dr Akima ThomasDr Akima Thomas overviews the rational of Holistic Empowerment Recovery Model (HER). Work needs to be: complex, individualised, multi-modal, multi-focal interventions following the unique experiences and impact of trauma. Holistic in approach to work with global impact of trauma. Strengths and resilience based approach aimed at personal empowerment. Culturally significant and relevant. Trauma informed and gender responsive. Recovery orientated practice. Collaboration and mutuality. [download]

* These resources are password protected and only available to AD4E meeting delegates.