Conference Registration

The Violet Solomon Oaklander Foundation (VSOF) is pleased to announce its next International Conference June 2-4, 2023. There will be three half-days of online presentations for global engagement.

VSOF Conference – Online

Each day of the conference will offer four online sessions

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST

Online presentations will be 50 minutes in length and include theoretical information, practical tips, and first-hand experiences pertaining to the Oaklander Model of psychotherapy for children and adolescents. Participants in all time zones around the world may attend presentations, and/or view recordings after the conference. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for California, VSOF certification hours, and Association for Play Therapy are available. Each presentation will be presented in English and translated concurrently into a set of languages which will be listed here soon.

Participants will have the opportunity to enhance and expand their knowledge, understanding, and skill regarding the Oaklander Model, and well as contribute to this bi-annual VSOF fund-raiser for the VSOF Scholarship Fund, thus helping people around the world get training in the Oaklander Model.

VSOF Conference Online Cost & Registration

VSOF Conference fees are $200 for professionals and $100 for students and those who need partial scholarships.


Online Conference Participants Welcome to Attend International In-person Special Events

The Violet Solomon Oaklander Foundation (VSOF) will be hosting a variety of in-person international Special Events during its June 2-4, 2023 Conference in the following locations:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Mexico
  • Sri Lanka
  • UK
  • USA
    • Carpinteria, California
    • Portland, Oregon
    • Seattle, Washington

For the California event, participants will meet at the lovely Carpinteria Women’s Club on Friday and Sunday after the online conference sessions, and at the BEACH on Saturday afternoon. Carpinteria is 20 miles south of the Santa Barbara airport, and 85 miles north of the Los Angeles airport (LAX). There is an airport shuttle from LAX to Carpinteria. (


Cost $85
Includes Both Workshops and CEUs, Friday Welcome Dinner, and Sunday Wrap Up Luncheon
(* Does not include Saturday dinner)