2016 VIG and EARLY EDUCATION AVIGuk Conference London
9.15 -10.45 Key note 1

Katerina Silhanova showed wonderful videos how she developed a project over 3 years to produce systemic change for teachers working with 3-6 year olds in the Czech republic. She worked with 8 groups of 12 teachers and her use of video will show the impact of the VIG training
Katerina is a systemically-trained social worker who has been the key developer of VIG in the Czech Republic for over 20 years and has worked with AVIGuk throughout this time to develop high standard training materials
10.45 -11.45 Poster presentation and Tea/Coffee
Francesca Oliva from Italy will show some work done during her VIG training with early educators and children , 8 months - 2.5 years.Francesca is a systemic therapist and a VIG trainee near Milan
Marie Marvin, a social worker from Tower Hamlets (project in East London Children's Centres focusing on how VIG is empowering Family Support Workers).
Jo Fowler and Jannice Simpson from Suffolk on VERP projects in early years settings - developing meaningful relationships and interactions with some of the new cohort of 2 year olds from a disadvantaged area of Ipswich - and involved a mixed group of four staff from a day nursery and two family support practitioners from a Children's Centre
Clare Lowry , an Educational Psychologist from Cornwall on a small scale project using VERP with '5 to thrive' and the Leuven scales with Early Years practitioners
Sarah Challis , an Educational Psychologist from Merton, London on working with under 5's with Autism / speech and language difficulties and their carers / LSA's
Chryssa Ekizoglou a midwife and psychologist from Greece on VIG as an early intervention for mothers and infant/toddlers with mental health issues.
Magdalene Maguire an Educational psychologist from Bradford, 'Using Video Feedback with a SCERTS Framework’ – an approach for families with a child with autism/communication difficulties?'
Stephanie Satariano Greenwich Educational Psychology

VIG and Social Communication Groups

11.45 -12.30 Key note 2
Katrein Helmerhorst from the University of Amsterdam showed how the Caregiver Interaction Profile, which she developed in the Netherlands with Ruben Fukkink and tested in the UK in London pre-school settings, has been used to evaluate video feedback staff training in Child Care Centres. She is showing a very significant effect size for video feedback training and these changes are sustained 6 months after the training is completed.
Katrien is a post-doctoral researcher at The University of Amsterdam and has written several articles on the use of video feedback as a training method with early years educators.
12.30-13.00 Key note 3
Monika Celebi, presented VIG in a Children's Centre 'A friendly mirror': Using VIG in a Watch, Wait and Wonder group. Monika is a Consultant Parent Infant Psychotherapist and Movement Therapist as well as an advanced AVIGuk Supervisor and Trainer and a member of the AVIGuk Board