The Parent-Infant Conference

01 October 2019

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The Parent-Infant Foundation are delighted to be partnering with the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families to deliver the Parent-Infant Conference.

On January 29th 2020, international, national and local experts in the emotional development of babies and young children will convene at Kensington Town Hall to deliver up to date evidence from research, practice and policymaking.

The conference is expected to attract around 250 delegates from disciplines such as psychology, psychotherapy, psychiatry, early years, primary care, social care, commissioning, academia, and policymaking. 

The day event is focussing not only on providing stimulating and engaging content, but also opportunities for networking, discussion and debate to maximise the learning opportunities for all attending.

Confirmed keynote speakers include international experts, such as:

  • Chandra Ghosh Ippen, Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Program & Director of Dissemination and Implementation for Child-Parent Psychotherapy, University of California – “What Young Children Know: Lessons Learned from Child-Parent Psychotherapy”
  • Lenneke Alink, Professor of Forensic Family Studies, Leiden University – “Unravelling child maltreatment: what are the prevention ingredients?”
  • Anne Longfield OBE, England’s Children’s Commissioner – “A Crying Shame: making a difference in the early years
  • Paul Ramchandani, LEGO Professor of Play, University of Cambridge – “Healthy Start, Happy Start: the effectiveness of a video feedback approach with young children at risk of behavioural problems”

To find out more about the conference and to book please click here

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