ACLTA's upcoming conference will be held 12-13th March 2015 (with a post-conference workshop on the 14th) at the beautiful harbourside Crowne Plaza Newcastle, NSW. Our theme for Conference 2015 is “Raising Our Voice for Children in Healthcare.”
This is a professional event for child life therapists, and all others interested in the psychosocial support of children and young people in healthcare.
SEE THE PROPOSED SCHEDULE HERE! Registration and schedule v2.pdf
And Info on our Rainbow Kids Yoga Post-Conference Workshop here! rky_poster_A4_conference_newcastle_print.pdf
Speakers from Australia and abroad will cover a range of topics, from new directions in child life therapy, paediatric pain management, resilience, advocacy and leadership, to play and wellbeing.
We are honoured to include on our program Dr Jane Edwards, from Deakin University; Carla Oliver, President of the Child Life Council (USA); Margo Ward, CEO of KidsXpress; Dr Susie Lord and Dr Elizabeth Kepreotes of the Children's Complex Pain Service, JHCH... and lots, lots more!
Our post-conference workshop will be facilitated by the internationally acclaimed Gopala from Rainbow Kids Yoga, presenting on "Kids Yoga in the Hospital".
We look forward to seeing you there!
***Please note: Important Payment Information:
1. Log in using your membership email when prompted (if relevant). If you would like Member's Rates, you must join us before paying for your conference fees - join at childlife.org.au
2. If paying by Paypal, you will need to pay separately (i.e. multiple transactions) for your conference rego, post-conference workshop and/or conference dinner. Apologies - our system won't support these going through as one payment!
3. If paying my Direct Deposit, please still register online (just don't make Paypal payment, our bank details will be given), and then email us.
Any urgent issues with payment? Email firstname.lastname@example.org