Conference Organizing Committee
|Germany||A. Broclawski (PL), I. Graef-Callies, E. Cionek-Szpak (PL), S. Golsabahi-Broclawski,
I. Özkan, M. Schouler-Ocak, H. Berger, M. Berg, B. Kardels, H. Sook Kardels (KOR), M. Azizi, S. Mennemeier
|United Kingdom||S. Dein|
|Netherlands||H. Rohlof, K. Laban|
|Poland||W. J. Cubaka, J. Landowski, E. Staszewska, E. Dobiala, K. Czerniejewski, A. Hakiel; A. Umiecka|
What is scheduled so far
Snezhanka Dimitrova – positive psychotherapist, master- trainer of positive and transcultural psychotherapy, President of Bulgarian association of positive psychotherapy, Bulgaria
• Positum approach to misunderstandings between parents and adopted children of different ethnic origin. Presenting a case of psychotherapeutic practice.
Anna Hakiel – Master Applied Psychology, Master Positive Transcultural Psychotherapiest
Berlin/ Krakow/ Wroclaw
• Shame as a crucial mediator in building therapeutic relationship, inclusive transcultural society and in peacebuilding processes.
• Case analyses of individual and group work with refugees living in Berlin.
• Workshop: Positive Psychotherapy’s application to work with Syrian refugees.
Ewa Dobiała – psychiatrist, certified psychotherapist of Polish Psychiatric Association; psychotherapist and trainer of positive and transcultural psychotherapy, Poland
• Migration and transcultural psychiatry in Poland.
• Workshop: Positive Psychotherapy and its application to multicultural family system.
Wiesław Cubała – psychiatrist, University Clinical Center – Hospital Medical University of Gdansk – Department of Mental Disorders and Neurotic
• Current issues in Polish Psychiatry- Problems and Challenges
Marianne C. Kastrup – psychiatrist
• To what extent are ethical guidelines dependent on culture
Hans Rohlof – psychiatrist
• Psychotherapy with migrants
Stefanka Tomcheva – positive psychotherapist, master-trainer of positive and transcultural psychotherapy, Bulgaria
• Adolescent between the two shores. Presenting a case of psychotherapeutic practice.
Mimoun Azizi – psychiatrist, University Oldenburg
• Posttraumatic stress disorder as a result of war and flight: Development, maintenance and comorbidity – an overview
Kees Laban – psychiatrist, De Evenaar North Netherlands Centre for Transcultural Psychiatry
• Suicidal behaviour among asylum seekers in the Netherlands; prevalence, background and prevention.
Stefan Mennemeier – positive psychotherapist, Balint-Group Leader, Kassel
• Workshop with Ewa Dobiała A: To make aware of the members personal view of human mankind B: exercises to support a resources focused view of human mankind –
• Workshop Transcultural Balint-Group
• The concept of the 5 Basic affects under aspects of bonding stability and symptom-control within the transcutural positive Psychotherapy
Ibrahim Özkan – psychologist, Asklepios Kliniken Göttingen
• Workshop: Methods in trauma therapeutic works with migrants
Workshops and Symposia
This meeting will be used to introduce new ideas and concepts.
• Main language: English, Polish
The workshops aim to deepen a topic or a question in the common conversation
(90 minutes). A symposium consist of four short presentations à 20 minutes, which will be discussed subsequently. Proposals for a workshop or symposium should consist of a working title, a brief abstract (approximately 500 characters) and the name of the organizing people and their functions.
Deadline for submission is 15.01.2017
Abstracts on any topic related to asylum seekers and refugees; psychiatric and psychotherapy
transcultural medicine will be considered. Abstracts should base on work that provides new information. Abstracts will be reviewed by the International Scientific Program Committee
• Anxiety Disorders and Somatoform Disorders
• Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
• Classification of Mental Disorders
• Cultural Psychiatry
• Emergency Psychiatry
• Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry
• Ethics and Psychiatry
• Education and Training
• Incorporating Cultural Issues in Education for Ethical Practice
• Mental Health Care and Mental Health Policies
• Migration and Mental Health of Immigrants
• Pain and Treatment Options
• Personality and Personality Disorders
• Philosophy and Psychiatry
• Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
• Prevention of Mental Disorders
• Promotion of Mental Health
• Personal, National and Collective Memory
• Practical Strategies for Providing Culturally Sensitive, Ethical Care in
• Suicidality and Suicide Prevention
• Training in Psychiatry
• Teaching Ethics in Religious or Cultural Conflict Situations:
a Personal Perspective
• Women, Gender and Mental Health
Cancellation requests made in writing (e-mail) will be accepted, up to 14 days prior to the conference opening date, and will be reimbursed 50% of registration fee paid after this date, no reimbursement is possible.