Unfortunately our conference for 2019 this Saturday has had to be cancelled.

“Art, Ritual and Remembrance and Adverse Childhood Experiences”

Places can be booked for the SAPCC Annual Conference and AGM to be held on Saturday 26 October 2019

at Letham St Mark’s Church, Rannoch Road, Letham, Perth, PH1 2HH

from 10.00am until 3.30pm approx.

This year’s

Margaret Allan Lecture,

Art, Ritual and Remembrance
will be delivered by keynote speaker,

Dr Carol Marples
artist and development worker for the Soul Marks Trust.

Lunch and a short AGM (AGM attendance optional) will be followed by a talk by Rachel Eastop an experienced counsellor who works with children and young people. Rachel has a particular interest in ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) which not only affect the child but also the adult, both physically and emotionally and will be sharing her knowledge on this with attendees. 

For more biographical information on both our speakers please see the following page.

To book a place please contact:

Suzie Stark (Secretary, SAPCC) at sstark1962@btinternet.com

The cost of the event (lunch provided) is £15 payable on the day.
Directions and further details will be sent out once booking is received, there is no booking form, please simply contact Suzie Stark as above.

Please note that we are also looking for people to join the Council and play a part in supporting the work of the SAPCC.

Carol Marples – Margaret Allan Lecturer 2019

Dr. Carol Marples is the artist and development worker for the Soul Marks Trust. [est.2003] Her work has included creating large scale tapestries in Scotland, France and Canada with the International communities of L’Arche and Faith and Light; creating quiet spaces in conference centers, cathedrals and tents; leading workshops both locally and globally connecting Art, Space and Worship; working collaboratively with others to create visuals for worship and teaching, most recently the Art and Spirituality course at Leith School of Art. She completed her PhD researching Contrasting Examples of Liturgical Installation Art in Christian Worship in England and Scotland from the 1980s to the Present Day at the University of St. Andrews.

Her Margaret Allen Lecture ‘Art in Ritual and Remembrance’ will focus initially on her seventeen years of experience of developing, writing and creative involvement in leading, alongside the chaplain, the annual Memorial Service for Edinburgh Sick Children’s Hospital. She will also draw on her wider experiences of working in churches, schools, conferences and events using art as an important element of liturgical ritual.

Rachel Eastop – Adverse Childhood Experiences

Rachel has a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy and has just begun a Masters in Child and Adolescents Psychotherapy in Dublin. She has a Diploma in Life Coaching, a Diploma in Learning & Development, post qualifying Certificates in Clinical Supervision and Children’s Counselling and is an Accredited Trainer with The Resilience Doughnut. In 2006 Rachel founded the charity Headroom which offered a range of youth development projects locally in Dunfermline. For 10 years Headroom was the largest school-based counselling service in Fife, employing 10 members of staff and servicing 7 schools helping 1,800 pupils. Now Rachel is Managing Director of The Wellbeing Academy providing a school programme of counselling and emotional wellbeing workshops for pupils, staff and parents throughout Scotland. Rachel has a vast amount of experience as a trainer, she has written and developed training programmes for the public, private and third sectors.

She is a guest lecturer on a Counselling Diploma Course based in Edinburgh and has mentored counselling students on placement. Rachel is an Accredited Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and has written a series of articles for the BACP Journal.

Rachel’s passion is to build up a workforce of counsellors, she does this by delivering quality accredited training across the country with her colleague, Moira Hood, and their business Essential Training Associates. She also supports school staff and parents by delivering CPD and workshops providing them with tools to support the children in their care.

For more information please visit www.thewellbeingacademy.co.uk www.essentialtraining.associates

Unfortunately our conference for 2019 this Saturday has had to be cancelled.

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