Over 25 internationally renowned experts will speak at the conference - giving delegates the chance to deepen their knowledge of current thinking and new research on street-connected children.

Meet international experts in: ending family violence, recovery from trauma and sexual abuse, missing children, reintegrating street-connected children, child development, clinical psychology, family therapy, arts therapy, and child protection.

Jenny Jarvis is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist who has worked within the National Health Service in child and adolescent mental health for 30 years. She is an national supervisor and trainer in Video Interaction Guidance in the UK (AVIGuk), working with many projects in the areas of social work, education and health. Jenny has been training and supervising staff from the Ecuador Juconi project since 2014.

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WORKSHOP: Video interaction guidance from JUCONI, Ecuador (with Hilary Kennedy, Sylvia Reyes & Martha Espinoza)

This workshop will follow on from the keynote address “Restoring relationships to break the cycle: how Video Interaction Guidance (VIG) supports loving connections, enhancing ‘pride’ to heal the effects of trauma”. It will give participants a chance to explore the values, beliefs and attunement principles of VIG for themselves. They will then have a chance to see VIG in action and discuss the videos of its delivery in Ecuador. The workshop will end with a description of the VIG training and supervision process and the experiences of the team at JUCONI, Ecuador who are currently training. Participants will leave knowing how to get involved if they want to.