Symposium: Assisted Reproduction: Emotional and Identity Implications for Parents and Children

23/04/2016, London




This one day symposium will bring together leading speakers from the academic, psychology and psychoanalytic/ psychodynamic traditions, to help practitioners explore their understanding and thinking about working with members of families created by assisted reproduction technologies, including IVF, gamete donation and surrogacy.

Topics
  • Professor Golombok will give a lecture on Longitudinal studies of psychological well being of parents and children born through donor conception and surrogacy.
  • Professor Raphael-Leff will discuss the Impact of imaginary scenarios in structuring family ties.
  • Katherine Fine will help practitioners explore their understanding and thinking about working with members of families created by assisted reproductive technologies.
  • Dr Brian Feldman will be drawing on infant observation and work with parents and children.
  • Professor Lesley Caldwell will summarise by drawing together themes and concerns arising during the course of the day.

Location

The Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
London NW1 2BE

More info here. 
 
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