held on Friday 26 April 2002

Paragon Hotel, Birmingham
145 Alcester Street, Birmingham B12 0PJ


9-10am Registration

10am Phil Thomas, Consultant Psychiatrist, Bradford Community Health NHS Trust & Senior Research Fellow, Department of Applied Social Sciences, University of Bradford
Welcome and introduction

10.05-10.30am David Pilgrim, Head of Adult and Forensic Psychology Services, Guild NHS Trust, Preston & Professor of Mental Health, University of Liverpool
Has the biopsychosocial model preserved the credibility of psychiatry?

10.30-10.55am Marian Barnes, Reader and Director of Social Research, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Birmingham
Taking over the asylum

10.55-11.15am Coffee

11.15-11.40am Joanna Moncrieff, Senior Lecturer in Social and Community Psychiatry, University College London Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Sciences
Drugs in modern psychiatry: a history of misrepresentation

11.40am -12.05 Vivien Lindow, Independent Consultant and Trainer
Trauma and impairment following psychiatric interventions

12.05-12.30pm Peter Morrall, Senior Lecturer in Health and Sociology, University of Leeds
Madness, murder and media: A critique of the psychiatric disciplines

12.30-1pm Discussion

1-2.30pm Lunch

2.30-3.25pm Keynote address:-
David Ingleby
, Professor of Intercultural Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Originator of the term "critical psychiatry" in the edited collection Critical Psychiatry: The politics of mental health (1981) (further details)
Transcultural mental health care and the challenge to positivist psychiatry

3.25-3.45pm Tea

3.45-4.45pm Workshops/parallel sessions

  1. Louise Pembroke, Survivor Activist
    Self-harm: Promoting rights, challenging abuses
  2. Peter Kinderman, Reader in Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool & Anne Cooke, Academic and Research Tutor, Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology, Salomons: Canterbury Christchurch University College
    'Recent advances in understanding mental illness and psychotic experiences': A paradigm challenge for biological psychiatry
  3. Mike Crawford, Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, Imperial College School of Medicine
    Consultation and control: User involvement in the new NHS'
  4. Jerry Tew, Senior Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of Central England
    Reconstructing a social model of distress
  5. Piers Allott, Senior Research Fellow, University of Central England
    Shifting paradigms: The importance of recovery, resilience and thriving for us all
  6. Lucy Aphramor, Independent Trainer/Consultant
    The Emperor's new clothes: Power in mental health services laid bare
  7. Marcellino Smyth, Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, North Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust
    The risks of approaches to mental health based on risk management

4.45-5.30pm Plenary session