ACP2016 Keynote Speaker
Director of TELL Lifeline
IAFOR is thrilled to announce Vickie Skorji as Keynote Speaker at The Asian Conference on Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences 2016 (ACP2016), which will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy 2016 (ACERP2016) in Kobe, Japan, Thursday, March 31 – Sunday, April 3, 2016.
With a wealth of experience managing specialist mental health units and with expertise across a breadth of psychological issues, Vickie is well placed to offer an interesting perspective on the conference theme of “Justice in Psychology”. She will lead discussion along with fellow speakers Professor Frank S. Ravitch, Professor Brian Daizen Victoria and Professor Dexter Da Silva.
ACP2016 is now open for submissions. Find more information here.
About Vickie Skorji
Vickie completed her Bachelor of Behavioral Sciences with honours from La Trobe University, Australia in 1995, and a Masters in Counseling from Monash University in Australia. She has specialist training in neuropsychology and Acquired Brain Injury in both hospital and rehabilitation settings. Prior to moving to Hong Kong and Tokyo she managed an Acquired Brain Injury Support Service in Australia, supporting families and individuals with a variety of neurological conditions such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke and migraine. She has developed and run carer education training courses, carer weekend retreats and published a resource book for carers of people with neurological conditions or Acquired Brain Injury. She has developed and given both workplace and community presentations on carer needs, stress management and stroke prevention. More recently her interests and presentations have included cultural adjustment, adolescent issues in Japan, work life balance and suicide prevention.