DAY 1- 22nd November
Come and hear how a simple understanding of the mind is impacting the psychological wellbeing of young people and those that support them. Each speaker will deliver a short talk outlining the scope of the work they are involved in. You will have the chance to hear about the Inside-Out understanding and to question both the young and adult speakers.
There will be question and answer sessions and small group discussions.
DAY 2 – 23rd November
This day follows on from day 1 – here we hear from two speakers about how this revolutionary approach is impacting psychiatry and psychology across the world.
Following the speakers input we want to hear your ideas, thoughts and inspiration about the future support we can give our young people with a view to create ideas and to collaborate on future projects.
**PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME OF OUR SPEAKERS ARE YET TO BE CONFIRMED**
Liz Scott and Stu Newberry: A Fresh Approach to Learning
What’s the difference between insight v intellect. Liz and Stu will share how the untapped resource of ‘insight learning’ is taking learning to a whole new level. They are a husband and wife team sharing the principles behind wellbeing and supporting school communities awaken to the in-built resilience within leaders, children, teachers and parents.
Elizabeth Lovius: There is a Simple Solution
Elizabeth outlines the simple solution to mental health with data and statistics from the growing field of the Three Principles (Inside-Out) understanding. Elizabeth is a consultant and coach who is gathering evidence from the lives of individuals, charities, prisons, communities and public-services.
Robin Lockhart: Challenging Minds in Challenging Times
When the circumstances are less than ideal and the cards are stacked against you – how do you change minds? Robin Lockhart, (Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year 2016) is the founder of a social enterprise which supports at-risk teenagers and young adults through music and sport.
He will share stories of working with youth who are at risk of radicalisation, gangs and victims of crimes.
Sam Munslow: Beyond the Labels
How can we see beyond the labels that society has placed on children with special needs and mental health issues? Why is important to do so?
Former Deputy Head Teacher (and mum to two autistic children) shares the importance of looking beyond the label to the core of the child’s wellbeing.
Jacquie Moses: The Difference that makes a Difference
Helping the helper is a vital part of the equation. Jackie Moses looks at the difference that makes a difference when working with young people who are ‘out of control’ or students with ‘behavioural difficulties’.
Jacquie has had an extensive career in community and people development and has designed and facilitated a range of programmes for education, welfare to work and the criminal justice system.
Mara Olsen: One Thought Changes Everything (TBC video link)
Does everyone have innate mental wellbeing? Even gang members? Mara Olsen is running an inspiring project in Chicago which is helping young people understand how the mind works. Mara (best-selling author of ‘One Thought Changes Everything’) will share how one former gang member has now started a movement called ‘Rebels for Peace’.
Ian Watson: Wellbeing is the Constant
Ian Watson has seen first hand how wellbeing is a constant within everyone. When his daughter was diagnosed with an eating disorder he found himself up against a system that focussed on the mental illness rather than health. Ian, an international speaker and facilitator, explores how mental health is at the heart of his work with adults and children
Dr Rani Bora: The Principles of Innate Mental Health
Psychiatrist Dr Rani Bora had a profound insight about mental health that led her to challenge the traditional view that people were ‘broken’ or needed ‘fixing’. She now sees that everyone, regardless of their role, life circumstances or mental condition, has access to innate health and resilience.
Rani will discuss how this new understanding is underpinning the work of a growing number of psychiatrists and psychologists.
Jamie Smart: A Vision for an Awakened World
Jamie Smart is on a mission to spread the principles behind clarity to the wider world. He clearly sees that mental suffering can be alleviated by a simple understanding of how the mind actually works.
Jamie, a Sunday Times Bestselling author and international speaker, has been working with youth workers in London to share the Inside-Out understanding.
Following a short input from Rani and Jamie – The participants will collaborate in small facilitated groups to consider how businesses, charities and services can come together to spread this simple understanding to transform communities across the county, country and world.