The Conference is interested in the fascinating capacity of human resilience to most adverse life events, as they unfold. The conference aims to advance evidence-based practices in resilience promotion and hope building. It will look at interplay of individual, family, community and social responsibility factors in resilience and provide directions for future practice and research. It wishes to present a most stimulating forum for people interested in the central themes of coping and resilience. Organised as a sequel to the C&R Conference Dubrovnik 2009, presented by the Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice, the Brisbane Conference will attract participants from the Asia Pacific region. Keenly aimed to advance collaboration and networking among different regions and professional fields. Papers, presentations, narratives that focus on Strengths based practices around the world will be tabled at this conference.
The conference will be held in the beautiful City of Brisbane at the Griffith University, Nathan Campus. Brisbane flanked by the Sunshine Coast, about 2 hours to the north, and the Gold Coast, 1 hour to the south is city is a green and leafy city. At Brisbane there is plenty to do and see before and after the conference.