22 February 2017
Working with undocumented young people, London. Organised by Coram Children’s Legal Centre. This free training session helps participants to understand how they can support children and young people with no legal status in the UK to regularise their immigration status and also covers the basic framework for access to education, health care, support and accommodation. Details here.
8 March 2017
An introduction to Young People’s Mental Health for frontline workers, London. Organised by Ambition. This course is a collaboration between Young Peoples Health Partnership and Young Devon and explores how frontline staff can empower individuals to have responsibility for the wellbeing of everyone around them, looking at strategies which increase the emotional literacy and resilience of children and young people. In response to early signs of mental health problems, it considers tools which can be used with children and young people and an increased awareness of other services available. Details here.
8-11 March 2017
SAHM Annual Meeting – Cultivating connections: The importance of relationships in adolescent and young adult health, New Orleans. In this digital age adolescents and young adults are increasingly connected with a broader internet-based community. However, young people continue to be influenced by relationships with parents, health care providers, teachers, peers, romantic partners, and friends IRL (in real life). These critical connections occur not only on social media but also within families, schools, health care systems, and communities. This meeting will explore the significance and value of cultivating connections in adolescent and young adult health and development. Details here.
9 March 2017
Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid: Young People, Edinburgh. Organised by Health in Mind. Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid: Young People (SMHFA:YP), developed by NHS Health Scotland, is an evidence-based course for adults supporting young people aged between 11 and 17 years old. Details here.
16 March 2017
Brook Talks About: Sexual Health Information, Empowerment, Learning and Development (SHIELD) Level one and two, Milton Keynes. This course aims to introduce professionals to basic topics around sexual health and relationships in relation to young people. Details here.
20 March 2017
Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry SIG Conference 2017, London. Talking ‘bout their generation – The time is here – CAMHS Transformation for Young People with Complex Needs. Details here.
22 March 2017
The Forgotten Tribe – Adolescents in the Emergency Department, London. This event will explore the provisions we currently have and ways in which we can address specific needs in order to make the ED a more appropriate place for adolescents. Details here.
1 April 2017
Responding to Anxiety and Depression in Children and Young People, London. The aim of the conference is to raise awareness and knowledge of anxiety and depression. It is aimed at parents/carers, teachers, mental health professionals and anybody who is interested. Details here.
24-26 May 2017
RCPCH Conference – Healthy child, healthy future: the developmental origins of health and disease, Birmingham. Paediatricians and child health professionals come together at the RCPCH Conference 2017 to share good practice, discuss the latest in key clinical issues and discover cutting edge paediatric research. Details here.
25 May 2017
Youth Mental Health – what role for Primary Care? Nottingham. Organised by the Institute of Mental Health. Call for papers and registration now open! Details here.
6 June 2017
Looked after children’s nurses networking event, London. Organised by the Royal College of Nursing. This conference will address issues such as substance misuse amongst looked-after children, whilst providing an update on the findings and impact of the National Care Leavers Association 2016 Project. The event will cover three main areas; Adolescent Health, Mental Health and Care Leavers. Details here.
22 September 2017
YPHSIG Annual Symposium, London. “SAVE THE DATE”.
27-29 October 2017
The International Association for Adolescent Health 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health – Investing in Adolescent Health – the Future is Now, New Delhi, India. Details here.