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Programme

MODEL ONE: Two Halves

  • Friday:
    • Arrive afternoon.
      • People staying for the Saturday Evening and Sunday Sessions have rooms on-site; others will have B&B nearby, or camp on the field.
  • TALKING SESSIONS
    • Introductory Session:
      • Outline of the weekend. Introductions
    • Key Note Address: The Current Environment
      • Discussion
    • Dinner
    • After-dinner Session: Traumatic Closure:
      • A history and discussion of therapeutic environments which have been brought to an end or closed due to outside forces. The Historical Dimension: Maconochie's Experiment, Little Commonwealth, Northfield Experiment 1, Paddington Day...
  • Saturday
    • Breakfast
    • Morning session 1 : The Experience of Closure:
      • A history and discussion of therapeutic environments which have been brought to an end or closed due to outside forces, and their consequences. The last fifteen years.
    • Biscuits and coffee
    • Morning session 2: Survivors:
      • Therapeutic Environments which have faced threats of closure, and survived: How and Why
    • Lunch
    • Afternoon session: The Evidence for Therapeutic Communities
    • Plenary: Getting the Message Across
  • WORKING SESSIONS
    • All who want or must then leave. Others have break
      • A major through-thread of the weekend is to come up with a special issue of the journal, and a book. Speakers, and others interested in contributing to the journal and book, now stay behind to begin work on that, in whatever way is necessary and appropriate for them.
    • Dinner
    • Working Session 1
  • Sunday
    • Breakfast
    • Working Session 2
    • Coffee and biscuits
    • Working Session 3
    • Lunch
    • Working Session 4/Plenary
    • Home

MODEL TWO: One Whole

  • Friday:
    • Arrive afternoon.
      • Presenters, organisers and workshop leaders have rooms on-site, insofar as possible; others will have B&B nearby, or camp on the field.
    • Introductory Session:
      • Outline of the weekend. Introductions
    • Key Note Address: The Current Environment
      • Discussion
    • Dinner
    • After-dinner Session: Traumatic Closure:
      • A history and discussion of therapeutic environments which have been brought to an end or closed due to outside forces. The Historical Dimension: Maconochie's Experiment, Little Commonwealth, Northfield Experiment 1, Paddington Day, Hawkspur (one and two), Finchden ...
  • Saturday
    • Breakfast
    • Morning session 1 : Traumatic Closure 2:
      • A history and discussion of therapeutic environments which have been brought to an end or closed due to outside forces. The Historical Dimension (continued).
    • Biscuits and coffee
    • Morning session 2. The Experience of Closure:
      • Therapeutic Communities which have closed in the last fifteen years (Barlinnie, Chalvington, New Barns, Peper Harow, Shotton Hall, Webb House...)
    • Lunch
    • Afternoon session 1: The Experience of Closure 2:
      • Therapeutic Communities which have closedin the last fifteen years (continued)
    • Biscuits and coffee, and all who must, leave.
    • Afternoon session 2: Free
    • Dinner
    • Evening Session 1: Survivors.
      • Places which successfully resisted outside pressures to close. How. Why. (Belmont Hospital and Maxwell Jones, Henderson Hospital (60s-90s), Glebe House, Cotswold Community...)
  • Sunday
    • Breakfast
    • Morning Session 1: The Evidence for Therapeutic Environments, and the arguments against
    • Coffee and biscuits
    • Morning Session 2: Plenary - Getting the Message Across
    • Lunch
    • Working Session: People involved in special journal article and book
    • Home
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