2017 SCAP Program

2017 School Counsellors & Psychologists (SCAP) Conference
Mental Health: A Process, Not a Destination
16-17th  November 2017    
The Melbourne Convention Centre


Official Conference Opening:
Wednesday 15th November - 6-7.30pm

Join us in Melbourne’s CBD for drinks and culinary delights at the Garden State Hotel.
Garden State Hotel, 101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.  
Ph: 03 8396 5777  W: www.gardenstatehotel.com.au


Thursday 16th November

The Academic Conference Program will be held at the Clarendon Function Rooms, Melbourne Convention Centre.

8.30- Registration Open

9.30AM- Session One

Welcome to the 2017 SCAP Conference

Three things about happiness that you might not have known 
Dr Brock Bastian 

10.40AM - Morning Tea

11.00AM- Session Two

Measuring and Improving Student Wellbeing at School
Dr Jenny Donovan

SNAPSHOTS: Promoting Strength Though Vulnerability: Batyr

12.20PM- Lunch and Resources Expo

1.15PM- Session Three

The Body as a Voice: Research Informed Practice for Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
Madeline Wishart

SNAPSHOTS: The Healing Circle: A New Tribe for Angsty Teens Promoting Recovery in               the Age of Technology: Dr Shannon Morton

Vanessa Howgego sharing her personal journey with The Healing Circle 

2.45PM - Afternoon Tea

3.05PM- Session Four

Turning a teacher into an ally. How to optimise teacher ‘buy-in’ in order to reach better               outcomes for students suffering emotional and social problems.
Dr Michael Gordon

PANEL: Mental Health: A Process not a Destination
Dr Michael Gordon, Madeline Wishart and Dr Shannon Morton 

4.45PM- Day Close 

Conference Dinner:
 Thursday 16th November - 7pm

The Duke of Wellington Hotel 146 Flinders St, Melbourne CBD 
P: 03 9801 0066  https://www.dukeofwellington.com.au
*The conference dinner is an optional extra, please register by clicking this link if you would like to attend*


Friday 17th November

The Academic Conference Program will be held at the Clarendon Function Rooms, Melbourne Convention Centre.

9.00AM- Session One

Welcome to Day Two
We're Not Tupperware®! Wabi-sabi and Wounded Healers: An experiential, very large, group therapy intervention for all of you who hold too much, BYO tissues.
Dr Shannon Morton

SNAPSHOTS: Neurodevelopmental Correlates of Fear Learning and Extinction: Dr Despina Ganella 

10.40AM - Morning Tea

11.10AM- Session Two

Gamification of CBT: the development of SPARX and implications for clinical practice
Professor Sally Merry

The National Mental Health Reform in Schools
Georgie Harman

12.50PM- Lunch and Resources Expo

1.40PM- Session Three

Negotiating the 'dark triad': Working with callous/unemotional personality styles
Dr Wayne Warburton

3.15PM- Day Close