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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

SF World Conference – Call for Papers

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Dear Colleagues The call for papers for next year’s SF World conference is open until October 27th 2016. Hoping lots of UKASFP members will submit and attend this amazing event! Find out more and submit your papers here: Thanks!

Meeting Notice – Developing a Potential MA in Solution Focus

September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Dear All, Please find attached the Agenda (link below) for our meeting about developing a potential MA in Solution Focus on Tuesday 20th September.  It includes notes from the meeting at the UKASFP Conference. Please meet just before 10.00am at 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.