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Festival of Community Psychology: Creativity, Collaboration and Community

Friday 20th November 2015 - Saturday 21st November 2015 at Bridge 5 Mill, Manchester

Participation will be invited through open invitation. Various options will be available: workshops, presentations, panel discussions, posters, performances

Aims:

  • To share best practice in the pursuit of wellbeing, social justice and community cohesion
  • To celebrate and understand the nature of successful collaborations with community and voluntary sector groups in the areas of creativity, collaboration and community
  • To enable new relationships between community psychologists and the community and voluntary sector to be forged

Who is the event intended for?

Professional psychologists (community psychologists and those form other fields who have an interest in community psychology); professionals from other fields, including community and participatory arts; members of community and voluntary sector groups with an interest in wellbeing, social justice and community cohesion; the general public.

Call for Contributions

Submissions were welcomed under the theme of ‘Creativity, Collaboration and Community Action’ and any area of Community Psychology until 00.00 on Sunday 11th October 2015. Thank you to everyone who submitted a contribution.

Bursaries

A limited number of bursaries are available to support community and voluntary sector organisations and charities to attend the Community Psychology Festival 2015 in Manchester, 20th - 21st November 2015. Each bursary consists of a contribution towards the costs of representatives of the community and voluntary sector organisation/charity to attend the Festival (registration & travel).

Bursaries must be applied for by community and voluntary sector organisations and charities on the appropriate form. To apply for a bursary, please download and complete the application formand return via e-mail to cmsfs1@mi.oopyet5galcm using the subject line Bursary.

Section Membership

Annual membership of this Section is currently £10.00 (£5.00 for student members).

If you are already a member of the British Psychological Society and you want to become a member of the Community Psychology Section, please download the membership form and send return it to the society by post to: British Psychological Society, PO Box 87, Oakengates DO, TF3 3WT.

If you aren't a member of the society consider joining as an e-subscriber and then as a section member to enjoy section and member benefits and reduced prices.

Please note, this event is credit/debit card payment only at the time of booking. If you need an invoice, please submit your booking form and contact us.

Registration fees can be found on the booking form. If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224506

Agenda

Friday 20th November 2015

Draft agenda - all timings and content are subject to change.

10:00Festival opens - Registration
10:30Welcome Address
11:00Parallel sessions
13:15Lunchtime refreshments, networking, poster displays
14:15Parallel sessions
15:45Refreshments, networking, poster displays
16:30Parallel sessions
17:30Pulling it Together Creatively - Anneke Sools, Ephrat Huss, Theresa Borgman - The Future Now Experience Part 2
18:00Festival Day One Closes

Saturday 21st November 2015

Draft agenda - all timings and content are subject to change.

10:00Festival opens - Registration
10:30Welcome Address - Dancing Together for Wellbeing - Maria Canizalez Biodanza
11:45Parallel Sessions
13:15Lunchtime refreshments, networking, poster displays
14:15Parallel Sessions
15:00Pulling it Together Creatively
15:30Festival Closes
15:30AGM BPS Community Psychology Section
16:30AGM Closes

Venue

Bridge 5 Mill

Bridge 5 Mill , 22a Beswick Street , Ancoats , Manchester , M4 7HR •  Website•  Directions