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  The neurobiology
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  This seminar is a unique                 This workshop will appeal to case           Dr. Schore’s activities as a clinician-
  opportunity to hear first                workers, case managers, residential         scientist span from his theoretical work
                                           care workers, therapists, teachers          on the enduring impact of early
  hand from one of the                     early childhood professionals, medical      trauma on brain development,
  world’s leading authorities              professionals and others who are            to neuroimaging research on the
  on early childhood trauma,               involved in supporting children and         neurobiology of attachment and studies
  neurobiology and attachment              young people to recover from trauma.        of borderline personality disorder,
  theory. The seminar will                 It will have direct relevance to            to his biological studies of relational
  focus on understanding                   practitioners working in the fields of      trauma in wild elephants, and to his
                                           Child Protection, Out-of home Care,         practice of psychotherapy over the last
  and interpreting up to date              Early Childhood Intervention, Family        4 decades. He leads Study Groups in
  neuroscience research about              Support, Disability, Indigenous Services,   Developmental Affective Neuroscience
  the impact of stress and trauma          Mental Health, Private Therapy, Sexual      & Clinical Practice in Los Angeles,
  on bodily-based processes,               Assault, Drug and Alcohol, and Family       Berkeley, Portland, Seattle, and Boulder,
  emotional regulation and early           Violence Services.                          lectures internationally, and is a member
                                                                                       of the Commission on Children at Risk
  experience-dependent brain               Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical
                                                                                       for the Report on Children and Civil
  maturation. It will also examine         faculty of the Department of Psychiatry
                                           and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA            Society, “Hardwired to Connect.”
  how to apply this knowledge              David Geffen School of Medicine, and        In 2008, he was the recipient of the
  base about the brain systems             at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain,      American Psychological Association
  which underlie attachment to             and Development. He is author of three      Division of Psychoanalysis Scientific
  support positive developmental           seminal volumes, Affect Regulation          Award in Recognition of Outstanding
  outcomes for children and                and the Origin of the Self, Affect          Contributions to Research, Theory
  young people who have                    Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self,    and Practice of Neuroscience
                                           and Affect Regulation and the Repair        and Psychoanalysis.
  experienced abuse and neglect.           of the Self, as well as numerous articles
                                           and chapters.

         For further enquiries, contact Liz Alexander, Senior Training Consultant, Australian Childhood Foundation
                on or register on our website, by fax (form overleaf) or by phone.

                                             1800 176 453

   Registration Form
   This form acts as a Registration Form and Tax Invoice of the Australian Childhood Foundation ABN: 28 057 044 514

   Your details
   Each registration must be accompanied by the name and details of the individual who is attending. If more than one
   individual is attending from the same organisation, each individual must complete a seperate form. Individual email
   addresses and telephone numbers are essential for communicating with the participants in the event that there are
   any changes to this workshop/seminar.
   Name            ______________________________________________________________________________________________
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   I would like to reserve ____ places at the seminar with Dr Allan Schore in the following location:
   q	Sydney           17/3/09 Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Drive, Darling Harbour
   q	Brisbane         20/3/09 Mercure Hotel Brisbane, 85 – 87 North Quay, Brisbane
   q	Adelaide         23/3/09 Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide
   q	Perth            27/3/09 Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth
   q	Melbourne 30/3/09 Melbourne Convention Centre, Cnr Flinders Street and Spencer Streets, Melbourne
   Lunch and refreshments are included in the fee. All workshops run from 9.30am – 4.00pm.

   Registration Fees
   All fees are GST inclusive and include lunch and refreshments.
   q	Early Bird $260            1/8/08 - 30/11/08
   q	Standard        $280       1/12/08 - 31/1/09
   q	Late            $300       1/2/09 and after

   q	I will pay upon receipt of a tax invoice. Please send me a tax invoice to the above address.
   q	I have enclosed a cheque made payable to the Australian Childhood Foundation for $ ______________.
   q	I authorise the Australian Childhood Foundation to deduct $ ______________ from my credit card.
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   Special Dietary Requirements
   We have limited options available to cater for special dietary requirements. We will do our very best to provide your
   preference. However, it may not always be possible due to limitations at the venue. Please tick only one of the following
   options that best suits your needs. Do not tick a box if you do not require any special meals.
   q	Vegetarian           q	Vegan         q	Gluten Free            q Dairy Free         q Nut Allergy

   Registration options
   :	 q	Register online at
   7	 q	Fax completed form to (03) 9879 7388
   )	 q	Ring 1800 176 453
   *	q	Attach completed form and payment and return to:
                 Australian Childhood Foundation, PO Box 525, Ringwood, VIC, 3134
   Cancellation Policy: Workshops and seminars are often over subscribed. Payment of fees in full are required to guarantee your registration.
   All cancellations will incur a $20 administration fee. No refunds will be given if a cancellation is received within fifteen days of the workshop date.
   The Australian Childhood Foundation reserves the right to discontinue the workshop at any time. The Australian Childhood Foundation is not liable
   for any losses incurred by a registered participant arising from the discontinuation of a workshop or seminar. In the event that a workshop or seminar
    is discontinued, all registered participants will be notified and will receive a full refund.

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