APPPAH Congress Schedule at a Glance,

November 30 - December 3, 2017, Town and Country Hotel

"The Conscious Baby Emerges: Scientific, Medical, Psycho-Social, and Somatic Discoveries"


Thursday November 30, 2017

7:30am, Registration and CEU, Certificate Program Table

8:00am - 5:00pm, Pre-Congress Workshops:

Pre-Congress Workshop 1

Presentation Part A: Kelduyn Garland, Factors in Neonatal BondingAttachment

Presentation Part B: Ray Castellino and Mary Jackson, "The Social Nervous System, Connection, Blueprint and Clinical Application in Prenatal and Birth Therapy

Pre-Congress Workshop 2

Kate White, Susan Highsmith, William Emerson, Raylene Phillips, Pre & Perinatal Psychology 101
Pre-Congress Workshop 3 Dennis Hertenstein, Immediate Postpartum Trauma Intervention
Pre-Congress Workshop 4 Phyllis Klaus, Hypnosis & Psychotherapy to Alleviate Pregnancy Complications
Pre-Congress Workshop 5 Ellen Steinberg and Karyn Quraishy, Supporting the Conscious Baby with CranioSacral Therapy: A Lactation Consultant Perspective

 


7:00pm, Opening of APPPAH 20th International Congress 2017:

7:00pm- 7:30pm Welcoming Remarks Sandra Bardsley, APPPAH President
7:30pm-9:00pm Keynote Presentation  Thomas Verny, PhDAdvances in Neuroscience, Relevance to Pre and Perinatal Psychology
 

9:00pm-10:00pm, President’s Reception

 


Friday December 1, 2017  

7:30am, Registration and CEU, Certificate Program Table

8:00am - 6:00pm, Exhibitions and Poster Presentations open [Sheffield Room]

8:00am- 8:30am Welcome & Introduction of Speaker Sandra Bardsley, APPPAH President, & Thomas Verny, PhD
8:30am - 10:00am Keynote Presentation Catherine Monk, A Dyad during Pregnancy: The Mother Infant Relationship before Birth and Why it Matters

 

10:00am-10:20am, Break

10:25am -10:30pm Introduction of Speaker Thomas Verny, PhD
10:30am -12:00pm Keynote Presentation Ann Diamond Weinstein, PhDThe Impacts of Past Trauma on Experience During the Preconception, Prenatal and Early Parenting Periods: Implications for Parents-to-Be, Developing Babies, and Practitioners

 

12:00pm- 2:00pm, Lunch with a Scholar:

Lunch Scholar 1 Elçin Akturan, Embodiment of Fetal Movement in Womb and Labour
Lunch Scholar 2 Stephanie Dueger and Daniel Riggan, Divorce-Busting: Consciously Preparing for Parenthood
Lunch Scholar 3 Christine McKee, Pre and perinatal Parenting Education for the 21st Century APPPAH
Lunch Scholar 4 Nan Nelson, Treatment of Perinatal Mood Disorders
Lunch Scholar 5 Eileen Sendrey and Alexandra Johnson, Body Mind Connection and the Movement Toward Wholeness
 

12:00pm- 2:00pm, Lunch Break, Networking, Book Signings, Exhibitions and Relaxation

 

2:00pm- 3:30pm, Breakout Sessions A:

 

Breakout Session A 1 Dr. Alisha H Wilkes & Dr. Joanne D Halverson, Tending the Human Garden: Cultivating Health through Relationship
Breakout Session A 2 Holly Lammer, Mindfulness Practice for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond
Breakout Session A 3 Victoria Flores, Impact of Fear on Birth Experience and Maternal outcomes
Breakout Session A 4 Gena McCarthy, Community Ceremony, Somatic Resourcing Practice for Parents
Breakout Session A 5 Nina Ketscher, Nurture Through Nature: Conscious Practices for PPN Development
Breakout Session A 6 Carol McLellan, CranioSacral Application to conscious conception, pregnancy and birth; Rewriting cellular outcomes

 

3:30pm- 4:00pm, Break

4:00pm - 5:30pm, Breakout Sessions B:

Breakout Session B 1 Dr Joann M. O'Leary, Carried in the Shadow of Grief
Breakout Session B 2 Dr Alison Hazelbaker, Infant Sucking Problems: Marker for Perinatal Trauma
Breakout Session B 3 Dr Deepti Goyal, Review of ancient Indian literature related to preconception
Breakout Session B 4 Edna Rivera, Holistic Community Prenatal Program:  Aligning the Science with Christian Tradition
Breakout Session B 5 Kate White & Dr Marti Glenn, Adverse Early Experiences in Birth Psychology: Trauma, Resiliency and Beyond
Breakout Session B 6 Kelduyn Garland, Evolutionary Journey of Pre & Perinatal Psychology & Health

 

  5:30pm- 6:30pm, Break / Networking

 

6:30pm- 8:00pm Awards Dinner and Visiting
8:00pm - 9:00pm Awards: Thomas Verny Award, David Chamberlain Lifetime Achievement Award, Practice & Service Awards
9:00pm - 10:00pm Entertainment

 


Saturday December 2, 2017

07:30am, Registration and CEU, Certificate Program Table

8:00am - 6:00pm, Exhibitions and Poster Presentations open [Sheffield Room]

8:00am- 8:30am Welcome & Introduction of Speaker Sandra Bardsley, APPPAH President, & Kate White, APPPAH Education Director
8:30am - 10:00am Keynote Presentation John & Anna Chitty, Overview of Polyvagal Theory

 

10:00am-10:20am, Break

10:25am- 10:30am Introduction of Speaker Dennis Hartenstein, APPPAH Vice- President
10:30am- 12:00pm Keynote Presentation Ray Castellino & Mary Jackson, Harmonic Resonance & the Blueprint/Imprint of Somatics

 

12:00pm- 2:00pm, Lunch with a Scholar:

Lunch Scholar 1

Susan Highsmith, Women, Wisdom & Words: Changing the Childbirth Conversation

Lunch Scholar 2 Rumyana Kudeva, Disenfranchised grief and loss of the dreamed-of birth
Lunch Scholar 3 Francis Rene Van de Carr and Kristin Van de Carr, Advances in Understanding Prenatal Learning
Lunch Scholar 4 Carol McLellan, Cutting Edge research for optimal outcomes in the NICU using CranioSacral Therapy
Lunch Scholar 5 Ellen Steinberg, CranioSacral Therapy and Lactation Consulting: A winning Combination

 

12:00pm- 2:00pm, Lunch Break, Networking, Book Signings, Exhibitions and Relaxation

 

1:55pm- 2:00pm Introduction of Speaker John Chamberlain, APPPAH CFO
2:00pm - 3:30pm Keynote Presentation Darcia Narvaez PhD, The Evolved Nest: What Children Need to Thrive

 

3:30pm- 3:50pm, Break

 

3:55pm - 4:00pm Introduction of Speaker Barbara Decker, APPPAH Membership Chairperson
4:00pm - 5:30pm Keynote Presentation Barbara Morrison, From Breastfeeding to Body-Feeding: Clinical Implications

 

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Keynote Presentation

Rebecca Thompson Hitt & Kate White, The Conscious Baby Emerges: Embracing a New Story for Human Development
 

  Sunday December 3, 2017

7:30am, Registration and CEU, Certificate Program Table

8:00am - 12:00pm, Exhibitions and Poster Presentations open [Sheffield Room]

8:00am - 9:30am

Annual Business Breakfast Meeting, Members Only

Danielle Burns, APPPAH Administrative Director Conducting

 

9:30am- 10:00am, Break

10:00am - 11:30am

United Nations and Childhod and Early Parenting Principles Panel (UN/CEPP's)

Rupert Linder, MD, Germany, Valerie Unite, France & England, & Sandra Bardsley, USA

 

11:30am- 12:00pm, Closing Ceremony, Memorial Ceremony & Dance of Universal Peace

 


1:00pm- 5:00pm, Post Congress Sessions:

Post-Congress Workshop 1 Rumyana Kudeva, Disenfranchised Grief and Loss of the Dreamed-of Birth
Post-Congress Workshop 2 Dr Loi Medvin & Deb Puterbaugh, Walk your Talk, Conscious Self-Care for Birth Keepers
Post-Congress Workshop 3 Ece Elçin Akturan Civelek, Embodiment of Fetal Movement in Womb and Labour
Post-Congress Workshop 4 Francis Rene Van de Carr, Kristin Van de Carr, Barbara Decker & Joseph Jacques, Prenatal Intervention Programs for the Prevention of Stress & Poverty Induced Neural Deficit
Post-Congress Workshop 5 Eileen Sendrey, Alexandra Johnson MD, & Birthe Kaarsholm, Breema: Body Mind Connection and the Movement Toward Wholeness
Post-Congress Workshop 6 Myrna Martin, Healing for Newborns and Families after Difficult Births

 


Poster Sessions

Poster 1

Ece Elçin Akturan Civelek, Embodiment of Fetal Movement in Womb and Labour

Poster 2

Susan Highsmith, Women, Wisdom & Words: Changing the Childbirth Conversation

Poster 3

Rumyana Kudeva, Disenfranchised grief and loss of the dreamed-of birth

Poster 4

Eileen Sendrey with Alexandra Johnson and Birthe Kaarsholm, Body Mind Connection and the Movement Toward Wholeness

Poster 5

Francis Rene Van de Carr and Kristin Van de Carr, Advances in Understanding Prenatal Learning

Poster 6

Jeffrey Von Glahn, Therapist and client discuss Jessica: The autobiography of an infant

Poster 7     

Stephanie Dueger

Poster 8              

Cheryl Azlin, Adverse Pre and Perinatal Events and the Impact on Adult Health

Poster 9

Becky Morgan