29-30 June 2023 – Barcelona
FOR THE CONGRESS
The Vidal i Barraquer Mental Health University Institute (Ramon Llull University) and the IMAGINA– Centre for Mentalization Applications, both institutions in Barcelona, are honored to announce the INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MENTALIZATION-BASED TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND FAMILIES June 29 and 30 2023, in Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.
A unique opportunity to listen and learn from some of the most outstanding international experts in the clinical and research field of Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children, Adolescents and Families, as well as to enjoy the fabulous city of Barcelona.
The Congress will address the work with children adolescents and families from the MBT model, inviting specialists to dialogue between the perspectives of the clinical practice and research, both essential disciplines for our field.
The venue for the Congress will be the Barcelona Science Museum Cosmocaixa. Seating is limited, so registration will be accepted on a strict order of registration request through the congress website ,from the moment registrations opens.
Mr. Xavier Trias i Vidal de Llobatera
President of the Fundació Vidal i Barraquer
- Inés Aramburu
- Francesca Asensio
- Elisenda Codina
- Mark Dangerfield
- Norka Malberg
- Noemí Paniello
- Josep Parés
- Xavier Trias
- Francesc Vilurbina
- Pedro Sanz (coordinator)
- Antonella Cirasola
- Holly Dwyer
- Marta Golanó
- Josep Mercadal
- Anna Oriol
|09:00 - 09:30||Opening Ceremony|
|09:30 - 10:45||The AMBIT model & The ECID project five years onward
Dickon Bevington & Mark Dangerfield
|10:45 - 11:30||Coffee break|
|11:30 - 12:45||Working with Parents in Therapy. A Mentalization-Based Approach
Elliot Jurist & Jordan Bate
|13:00 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 15:15||The Reflective Fostering Programme
Nick Midgley & Sheila Redfern
|15:15 - 15:45||Coffee break|
|15:45 - 17:00||High risk mental states and psychosis in adolescence
Martin Debbane & Maria Svernell (formerly Wiwe)
|17:00 - 18:15||Working with Families
Gerry Byrne & Michele Sleed
|18:30|| BOOK LAUNCH
Dickon Bevington, Carla Sharp, Norka Malberg, Mark Dangerfield.
|09:00 - 10:15||Keynote by
Prof. Peter Fonagy
|10:15 - 10:45||Coffee break|
|10:45 - 12:00||Working with Children and Neurodiversity
Norka Malberg & Francine Conway
|12:00 - 13:15||Relational trauma across the generations
Karin Ensink & Maria Teresa Díez
|13:15 - 14:15||Lunch|
|14:15 - 15:30||Pedriatic chronic illness and psychosomatic conditions
Patrick Luyten & Stefanella Costa
|15:30 - 16:45||Assessment of MBT informed interventions
Marcia Olhaberry & Sibel Halfon
|16:45 - 17:00||Coffee break|
|17:00 - 18:30||Self harm and suicide in adolescence
Carla Sharp & Nuria Tur
|21:00||CONGRESS COCKTAIL PARTY
Simultaneous translation will be provided in English and Spanish for all the presentations
Official MBT-F training (Mentalization-Based Treatment for Families) in Barcelona, organized by the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families at the Vidal & Barraquer University Institute of Mental Health (Ramon Llull University).
29 to 30 June 2023
Poster Submission deadline: 22 april
Requested the accreditation by European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).
You are invited to present your clinical work or research findings and ideas, around the topic of innovations in the Mentalization-Based Treatment model for Children, Adolescents and/or Families in a poster presentation. The poster sessions will be scheduled for June 29th and 30th. To reserve your spot for a poster session, please submit your abstract by email () before April 22nd.
General guidelines for poster presentations
- The poster must be written and presented in English or Spanish.
- The title should be the same as in the submitted abstract.
- The poster should be a visual presentation of your submitted abstract.
- Results should be in line with those originally submitted in your abstract.
- The message that your poster contains should be clear and understandable without the
requirement of oral explanation. If relevant, methods should be presented simply and concisely.
- Please note that accepted poster presenters still need to register and to pay for the Congress registration.
Poster presentation procedure
- Poster presentations will be displayed during the poster sessions of the Congress in the Poster Display Area in A0 or A1 size (A0 size is 841mm x 1189mm and A1 size is 841 x 594mm)
- You are responsible for hanging your poster. We will provide further information about the hanging of the poster following acceptance.
- One of authors, preferably the lead author, must be present in front of their poster at the scheduled time during the poster presentation. This will allow you the opportunity to talk with delegates about your poster and answer questions regarding your work.
Deadline for submission of abstracts
Registrations will not be processed without payment. Full payment in euros should be received before the corresponding deadline; otherwise, the preferential rate will not be granted.
Payment by credit card is preferred. For online registration please log on the website. It is advisable for the registrant, prior to registering, to check with their credit card provider or bank, since many debit or credit cards have some limitations with regard to international transactions, and require a previous authorization for the payment to be made.
REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICIES
Refund of registration fees: 30% administrative charge will be applied if the cancellation is notified in written to the secretariat before May 28th, 2023. After this date, no cancellations will be refunded. All refunds will be paid after the congress.