Please see the Boarding School Survivors website for full details of their The Un-Making of Them training programme..
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See the Documentaries section under Resources. You should find a range of topical television documentaries about boarding from the 1980s to the present day. These videos are hosted on YouTube, etc.
Boarding School: Surviving the Syndrome
Broken Attachment and Childhood Trauma
University of Brighton
Saturday, 9 September 2017 (9.30am to 5pm)
Conference for psychotherapists, counsellors, mental health workers, boarding school survivors and other interested people.
Conference overall aims are to:
- Present key aspects of what has been published about the psychological and other effects of boarding.
- Explore helpful therapeutic approaches for clients who are former boarders.
- Consider current research and a possible agenda for future research
- Enable networking amongst those interested in this important topic
Chair: Pam Howard, School of Applied Social Science, University of Brighton.
Speakers: Nick Duffell, Joy Schaverien, Alex Renton, Thurstine Basset, Anni Townend, Olya Khaleelee.
Group Discussion Facilitators: Marcus Gottlieb, Leslie Lund, Nicola Miller, Simon Partridge, Boarding Concern Directors.
For more details, contact Laura Williams: email@example.com
We have added a BBC TV documentary from 1988: Changing Places
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Nick Duffell discusses his book Trauma, Abandonment and Privilege – A Guide to Therapeutic Work with Boarding School Survivors.
He was the scion of New Brunswick’s wealthiest family, a seemingly successful executive working with his father to oversee their dynasty. Below the surface, things were different. Erin Anderssen talks to Kenneth Irving about his descent into darkness, and what he lost and gained along the way (Video.)
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