Draft conference program now available

The draft program for next year’s Helping Families Change Conference is now available.

The 17th annual HFCC will be held in Amsterdam from February 25-27.

Next year’s event  ̶  which is based on the theme of Parenting in a Changing and Complex World  ̶  will give practitioners, researchers and policy makers access to the latest knowledge plus the opportunity to meet and engage with world leaders in the field of family intervention.

Keynote speakers are leading experts in prevention science, neurobiological research into child maltreatment and child welfare policy. They include:

• Matt Sanders, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Parenting and Family Support Centre at the University of Queensland and founder of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

• Neil Humphrey, Professor of Psychology in Education at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom

• Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Professor of Child and Family Studies at Leiden University and a research professor of human development at Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

• Bryan Samuels, Executive Director of Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago.