to Aug 15

21st World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP)

The South African Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (SAACAPAP) is proud to host the first IACAPAP World Congress to be held on the African continent, and doubly proud to be doing so during the term of office of the first African President of IACAPAP, Olayinka Omigbodun, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

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to Nov 8

The First Eastern Africa Regional Conference on Psychology (EARC)

The Eastern Africa Regional Conference of Psychology (EARCP: 6th – 8th November, 2013): The Scientific and Local Organizing Committees are delighted to invite you to attend the first Eastern Africa Regional Conference of Psychology in Uganda. The first Eastern Africa Regional Conference of Psychology bringing together academic, professional, non-practicing, and student psychologists within the Eastern African Region and the diaspora will be held in Uganda (Kampala), the Pearl of Africa. The Eastern Africa Region will comprise of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Southern Sudan, Sudan, and Ethiopia.  

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to Oct 31

Regional Psychosocial Support Forum 2013 (REPSSI)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Following the success of the 2011 Regional Psychosocial Support Forum held in Johannesburg, South Africa, REPSSI is pleased to announce the 2013 edition of the Regional Psychosocial Support Forum.   This time the forum will take place in the hub of East Africa in Nairobi, Kenya and is co-hosted by REPSSI and African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN).

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to Sep 6

Tree of Life

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The Tree of Life is a psychosocial support tool based on Narrative Practices. It is a tool that uses different parts of a tree as metaphors to represent the different aspects of our lives. The use of metaphors and carefully formulated questions invites children and others to tell stories about their lives in ways that make them stronger and more hopeful about the future. While it was not designed as a “bereavement tool”, it opens up space and has been used extensively with children in different contexts to facilitate conversations about loss and bereavement. Download the leaflet here.

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to Jul 18

6th Annual Pan-African PCAF (Peter C. Alderman Foundation) Psychotrauma Conference

​Location: Kampala, Uganda

The 6th Annual Pan-African PCAF Psychotrauma Conference is due to take place from the 15th - 18th July 2013 at the Silver Springs Hotel in Kampala, Uganda. This year’s conference will be held in collaboration with the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry (WACP) and hence the theme, ‘Trauma, culture and healing: Theory and practice in Africa’.

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