Day One – Friday, August 24, 2018
Östasiatiska Museets hörsal, Skeppsholmen
PARENTAL ALIENATION – WHAT IS IT?
Coordinator for Day One: Demosthenes Lorandos
9.00 Welcome and Some Practical Information
9.15 William Bernet – “The Scientific Foundation for Parental Alienation”
10.00 Amy J. L. Baker – “What Research Says about Parental Alienation Strategies and the Harm Done to Children and Families”
10.45 COFFEE / TEA
11.00 Ronald P. Rohner – “They Love Me, They Love Me Not – And Why It Matters”
11.30 Simona Maria Vlǎdica – “Parental Alienation – A Form of Severe Child Psycho-logical Abuse: Implications for the Decision-Making of the Courts on the Exercise of Parental Authority”
12.15 Nick Child – “Finding Parental Alienation on a Bigger Map: Useful Learning from Wider Perspectives”
13.00 LUNCH at the restaurant at Moderna Museet
14.00 Steven G. Miller – “How Can – and Should – Professionals Accurately Distinguish between Alienation and Estrangement?”
14.45 Matej Zaplotnik – “Parents’ Rights and Responsibilities: Experience of Parental Alienation in Slovenia”
15.30 Ryan Thomas – “When Your Alienated Child Doesn’t Respond”
16.00 Panel Discussion – Tapio Koivula (Finland), Eivind Meland (Norway), Daniel Goldmand (Denmark), and Stefan Sandén (Sweden) – “Perceptions of Parental Alienation in the Nordic Countries”
Day Two – Saturday, August 25, 2018
Skeppsholmens folkhögskola, segelsömmarsalen, Slupskjulsvägen 12
PARENTAL ALIENATION – WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT?
Coordinator for Day Two: William Bernet
8.00 Asunción Tejedor Huerta – “What Can Experts Do in Cases of Parental Alienation?”
8.45 Ursula Kodjoe – “Consensus Model in Germany with Interdisciplinary Cooperation: Early Intervention as Best Prevention”
9.30 COFFEE / TEA
10.00 Demosthenes Lorandos – “Foundation for Cross Examination of Critics of Parental Alienation”
10.45 Ashish Joshi – “Parental Alienation: An International Perspective – From ‘Gardner’s Theory’ to Child Abuse”
11.30 Questions and comments for four morning speakers regarding legal perspectives on parental alienation.
12.00 LUNCH at Skeppsholmens folkhögskola
13.00 Jennifer Harman – “Power Structures among Families Affected by Parental Alienation: Implications and Interventions”
13.45 Karen Woodall and Nick Woodall – “Reunification Work: Experiences from London”
14.30 Linda Gottlieb – “Taking the Child and Alienated Parent Down Memory Lane to Reunite: A Role-Play”
15.15 Day Two Panel – “Parental Alienation: What To Do About It in the Future? Take-home Messages from the PASG2018 Conference”
M.C. during the two days: David Eberhard, M.D., psychiatrist, writer, Stockholm.
TECHNICAL MANAGER during the two days: Tom Jansen, responsible for video documentation of the conference and online sessions in real time, Belgium.
Sunday, August 26 – Social activity
Two-nights cruise to Helsinki
Join for a cruise through the beautiful archipelagos of Sweden and Finland.
Departure from Stockholm on M/S Silja Serenade on Sunday, August 26 at 4.45 pm. Two nights on board and one day in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Return to Stockholm on Tuesday, August 28 at 9.30 am.
Please make your own booking on www.tallinksilja.com. There are many different cabin alternatives. Right now an outside cabin costs SEK 760 including all taxes but no meals. This particular cabin is comfortable for two and takes a maximum of four persons who can sleep there.