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MPOS Conference


 MA / Pg Dip Psychoanalytic Observational Studies (MPOS) Course Spring half-day Conference 16May 2017

'How do young people recover from trauma? From being looked after to looking after yourself'.


 Keynote Speaker

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist Margaret Smallbone (nee Hunter).

Margaret trained and worked as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and has published in the field of Looked After Children. She is the author of Psychotherapy with Young People in Care: Lost and Found.


About the MPOS Conference

The MPOS Conference is open to students of the MA/ Pg Dip Psychoanalytic Observational Studies at Northumbria University; other University Students and delegates from health; education and social care organisations locally, regionally and nationally.



9am Reception

9.30 Welcome and Introductions

10am Main Paper -'How do young people recover from trauma? From being looked after to looking after yourself'

11.30-12 Tea and Coffee

12 noon- 12.45 Small group discussions

12.45-1.30 Large group discussion and close


Online Booking is now available

  • Conference Fee £25
  • Early Bird Payment (before 16 April) £25
  • Northumbria students £15

Thanks to a generous grant from the British Shakespeare Association, we are able to offer two bursaries of £75 each to assist postgraduate students with the costs of attending the conference. Please, email the organisers if you would like to apply for one of these.

Click the Book Here button to reserve your place


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