International Commission on Couple and Family Relations

Conference 2013 in London

ICCFR 60th Annual International Conference ‘Surviving the Crisis: Putting the Couple Relationship at the Heart of an Early Intervention Agenda for Families’

This conference examined how an inter-sectoral approach to early intervention can strengthen the couple relationship for the benefit of the family. Speakers were drawn from the three main groups within ICCFR’s constituency: Law, Policy and Therapy.

Sub Themes:

  • Early intervention in the legal process – best practice and new ideas.
  • How can government encourage and support effective early intervention?
  • How can a couple approach to therapy strengthen an early intervention?

Timetable

Day 1,  20.06.2013

16:00: Conference Registration

18:30: Conference Opening Reception

Day 2, 21.06.2013

09:00  Welcome and Conference Opening

09:15 – 10:30  Keynote Presentation 1

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 Discussion Groups

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00  Workshops

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30  Best Practice Briefing

18:15  Social Programme

Day 3, 22.06.2013

09:30 – 10:30  Keynote Presentation 2

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30  Discussion Groups

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00  Workshops

16:00 Social Programme

Day 4, 23.06.2013

09:30 – 10:45  Keynote Presentation 3

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30  Discussion Groups

Conference Closing

Lunch

Conference Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton London – Westminster

 

The 60th International Conference was organised in collaboration with:

  • The Department of Welfare, Public Health and Family
  • The Suzie S. Thorn Foundation
    The Suzie S Thorn Family Foundation (a USA registered charity) was created in 1998 by Suzie S Thorn, Esq.. The board members are Suzie S Thorn, Esq., Barney Whitehill, Barbara Burghart, Joe Thorn, Jr. and Rhea Gong, CPA, executive administrator. The Mission of the Suzie S Thorn Family Foundation is to assist underprivileged women and children and support a variety of organizations, both locally, nationally, and internationally.
    International Commission on Couple and Family Relations Trust (ICCFR Trust)

The Commission also acknowledges the generous financial support of the International Commission on Couple and Family Relations Trust (ICCFR Trust) which has received grants and donations from: AAMFL (the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation); IAML (International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers);  the Suzie S Thorn Family Foundation; and the Flemish and German Governments, as well as some individuals.