28th August 2011 , 9.00am
The Children’s Hospital Westmead
Lorimar Dodds Auditorium
8.30am Registration / Morning Tea
9.00am Maria Kamper - President Welcome
9.10am Laurie Taylor – AGSA , What does AGSA do & Sibling workshop
9.30am Tony J. Simon, Ph.D , UC Davis M.I.N.D Institute -Integrating Cognition, Emotion & Psychiatry for Treatment in 22q11.2DS Via Video
10.00am Dr Linda Campbell – Centre for Brain and Mental Health Research University of Newcastle
10.30am Madeleine Randell (Hons student) - "Attitudes to sexuality, relationships and parenting
10.40am Emma Gallagher (Prof Doc Clin Psych student)- Depressive symptoms in adolescents with velocardiofacial syndrome as they transition into emerging adulthood"
10.50am Lisa Phillips (M Clin Psych student) -"How do young women with Velo-cardio-facial syndrome view their personal relationships, sexuality and parenthood?"
11.00am Brooke Sinderberry - (PhD candidate) "Resilience in children with chronic illness"
11.30am Neil Nicoll – Behavioural Psychologist - Social Skills
12.15 pm Lunch with the Experts
Meredith Wilson – Clinical Genetics Westmead Childrens Hospital
Neil Nicoll – Behavioural Psychologist
3.00pm Kathy Angkustsiri, M.D., Behavioral Pediatrician, UC Davis M.I.N.D Institute - Anxiety in Children with 22q11.2DS and its Effect on Functioning Via Video
3.30pm Maria Kamper – VCFSEF 18th Scientific conference review
4.00pm Afternoon Tea
9.30am – 3.00pm Sibling Workshop (children to join craft at conclusion of their workshop)
9.00am – 4.00pm Craft/Activities Workshop