Liam and Martha presented at the Critical Voices Network of Ireland conference. See here for presentation CVNI 2019
The keynote presentations can be accessed here.
Wednesday 13 November:
11.15 Welcome Lydia Sapouna and Harry Gijbels
11.30 – 12.15 For the Past 40 Years, We’ve Organized Our Psychiatric Care Around a False Narrative of Science. How Do We Create a New Paradigm? Robert Whitaker, author of Anatomy of an Epidemic and publisher of Mad in America webzine, USA
12.15 – 13.00 Learning from and through survivor activism. Anne O’Donnell, community educator/activist, Edinburgh, UK
15.00 – 15.45 Gateway to Community? The Opportunities and Challenges of Peer provided Initiatives, Reflections from the Gateway Mental Health Project. Fitzpatrick, community development worker/ activist, Dublin
17.00 – 18.00 Book launch: Inside Out, Outside In: Transforming Mental Health Practices, published by PCCS Books and edited by Harry Gijbels, Lydia Sapouna and Gary Sidley. Speakers: Robert Whitaker, Malcolm Garland and Liz Brosnan.
Thursday 14 November:
11.00 -11.15 Welcome: Lydia Sapouna and Harry Gijbels
11.15 – 12.00 Navigating the Boundaries between Inside and Outside. Alison Faulkner, Independent Survivor Researcher and Trainer, UK
12.00 – 12.45 The Power Threat Meaning Framework. John Cromby, Professor of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK
14.00 – 14.45 Beacon of Hope: Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Crisis. Fiona Venner, Chief Executive (on sabbatical), Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service; Labour Councillor, Leeds City Council, Leeds, UK.