International Conference on Solution Focused Practices – 2016 (ICSFP2016)

International Conference on Solution Focused Practices – 2016 (ICSFP2016) was held to frame companionship among the experts in the held of Solution Focused Practices. ICSFP 2016 was held as three phases as, Pre- conference, and Conference and Post conference. Pre-conference workshops were held at Bangalore from 19 December 2016 to 20 December 2016 and one session held at Calicut University on 21 December 2016. International conference was from 22 December 2016 to 24 December 2016. Post conference was held at university of Calicut on 24 December 2016.

 

ICSFP2016 was held to frame companionship among the experts in the field of Solution Focused Practices. It was held as three phases. Pre – conference, Conference and Post conference. Mr. Peter Sundman handled the Pre-conference workshop at NIMHANS Bangalore from 19 – 20 December 2016, and Mr. Arnoud Huibers handled The Pre-conference workshop at University of Calicut on 21 December 2016. The session delivered Level-1 training in Solution Focused Practices. The post conference held on 24 December 2016 from 2pm to 5pm at University of Calicut.

 

Delegates in the conference represented from different parts of the globe; Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Korea, Malaysia, Australia and different states of India; Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Delhi, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh etc. and the host, Kerala. There were 402 participants (including volunteers) in the conference.

 

The honorable Vice Chancellor of University of Calicut, Dr. K Mohammed Basheer, inaugurated the conference on 22 December 2016. The inaugural ceremony opened with welcome speech by Organizing Secretary Jaseem Koorankot and it was blessed with the presence of various other honorable personalities such as Dr. K Sekar, Registrar, NIMHANS, Dr. K Krishnakumar, Director, IMHANS, Prof. Manikandan, Head, Dept of Psychology, University of Calicut, pioneers of SFBT; Dr. Peter Sundman, Dr. Arnoud Huibers, Ieta Burguis, Lamie Lamberts, along with Raheemudheen, Joint Director, CDMRP and Baijesh, Assistant Professor, Central University of Karnataka.