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Chair’s Seasonal Message

December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Dear UKASFP Member As we are approaching the holiday season, and the end of the calendar year, it seems opportune to reflect on the progress the association has made. Firstly, I would like to wish all our members a very more

UKASFP conference 2017 submissions close December 8th!!

December 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Dear colleague Re: UKASFP conference 2017 submissions close December 8th!! A final call for workshops for the UKASFP conference May 19th. You can also submit for the HESIAN day on the 18th May 2017. Follow this link for all the more

Submissions open for UKASFP conference 2017!

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Submissions are now open for the UKASFP conference 2017. The event is a joint venture with HESIAN on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th May at Beales Hotel, Hatfield AL10 9NG. Head over to the HESIAN website for details of how more

BRIEF International Summer School

October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In August I joined about 30 others in Covent Garden, London, for my first Brief International Summer School. Apart from the Brief guys and Elliot Connie (who was there as a guest facilitator with Brief), I had only met one more

UKASFP Conference 2016


UKASFP Conference 2016


VENUE: to be held at the De Vere Village Hotel,  Swansea

DATES: Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June 2016

key note speakers

Key Note Speakers:

Dr Ben Furman, from Finland (Consultant Psychiatrist, Change Agent and TV Personality)

‘Solution Focus: from mental health clinical practice to supporting people in the wider community’

Phil Chick, Mental Health Development Lead for Wales 1000 lives improvement, Public Health Wales.

‘Implementing the Mental Health Measure’ Louise Bazalgette, Development Manager, NSPCC. ‘National evaluation of our Face to Face service, which uses solution focused practice to support children in care’

Welsh Assembly

‘Mental Health Measure’ test

In 2013 the Welsh Assembly introduced the ‘Mental Health Measure’ which has SF alongside CBT for the first time in a government policy as the method of choice for mental health practitioners.

This will be the first Solution Focused Conference held in Wales. We will showcase good practice in Wales and beyond from many differing contexts: mental health, supported housing, rehabilitation, employment, older people, disengaged communities (such as people who experience homelessness and substance misuse), coaching and consultancy.