Here’s a roundup of the ISAAC UK 2017 Conference speakers:
Dr. Joss Bray, Keynote speaker
Keynote speaker on Competent Compassion
Joss is a doctor with extensive experience and expertise across a wide range of medical practice including psychiatry, general practice and substance misuse. He has worked in every tier of service provision both in the NHS and in the independent sector. He worked to help produce NICE guidelines and also wrote the RCGP curriculum for treating people with drug and alcohol problems. Joss is a fellow of the RCGP and a member of the RCPsych.
His personal ethos is “competent compassion” and he strongly feels that Christian professionals need both competence and compassion to do an excellent job, and he always seek to grow these values in his personal and professional life. He is currently the Clinical Lead for Drug and Alcohol Recovery Teams in the North East Prison cluster – employed by Spectrum Community Health CIC. Come hear more about what Competent Compassion can mean in your day to day work.
Seminar leader on The journey of Teen Challenge UK
Fiona is the National Programme Director for Teen Challenge UK. She graduated from the Teen Challenge Evangelism School in 1995. Since then, she has been involved in pioneering local church and for nine years served as manager of Hope House which is a residential rehabilitation centre. Her current role as National Programme Director for Teen Challenge UK, means that she has oversight of all their residential centres. She is also the European representative for Global Teen Challenge Women’s and Children’s ministries.
Seminar Leader on Families and addiction
Pat is well known in Christian addictions circles as being a passionate advocate for having the right skills to do the specialist job of caring for those who are addicted or in recovery. He is an excellent Trainer and has set-up and run a Certificate Course for the University of Gloucestershire on Substance Misuse Care and Counselling. He will speak from his vast experience on Families and addiction.