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International Centering-Based Group Care Conference

The Centering Netherlands Foundation organizes an Experience Event on Centering-Based Group Care worldwide, in cooperation with TNO, Group Care Global, and the GC_1000 Consortium. Don’t miss this exciting interactive maternal & child health care event where (scientific) knowledge, innovations and experiences of Group Care start up, implementation and development will be shared.

09:00 - 17:30
Apenheul – Apeldoorn, the Netherlands

The Jubilee conference

On friday November 18th from 9.00 am – 5.30 pm you will be a guest and participant in the beautiful Apenheul – a natural monkey habitat in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands (an easy 1 hour away from Schiphol Airport by public transport).

The conference includes international moderators, various inspirational and participation-based sessions, an exhibition, lovely lunch, and festive drinks because we want to celebrate 10 years of Centering-Based Group Care in the Netherlands!

The day starts with a short plenary opening followed by four rounds of inspiring interactive concurrent sessions. A varied and colourful exhibition of Centering care worldwide, a great lunch and a festive drink are all part of the experience. See the program.

The experience event includes:

  • VOICES – of women, families, care providers and policymakers
  • AWARENESS-RAISING SPACES – aimed at evidence based group care
  • SKILLS – workshop aimed to improve and support your skills for implementing group care

International participants

On thursday November 17th the Centering Netherlands Foundation will facilitate working visits and other tailored activities for international participants. Please indicate on the registration, if you wish to participate.

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