29 June 2017
Transition to Adult Life I – Mental Capacity, health and social care assessments and FE, London. Organised by the Advocacy & Support Partnership. This seminar on the Mental Capacity Act, and assessments at age 18 is aimed at parents, carers and professionals and will cover issues related to special educational needs and disabilities. Details here.
3 July 2017
What Constitutes a Good Outcome in Child Mental Health? London. Organised by Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. This workshop aims to stimulate an interdisciplinary debate about what constitutes a good outcome in child and adolescent mental health by bringing together speakers from variety of backgrounds. This workshop is for anybody with an interest in child mental health outcomes, including mental health practitioners, researchers, young people and their parents, teachers, policy makers, service managers and commissioners. Details here.
5 July 2017
Children & Young People in Urgent and Emergency Care. London. Organised by the Healthy London Partnership. This free event aims to highlight why care for CYP needs to be different, with the aim of developing urgent and emergency care pathways for children and young people. Themes will include: Data on ED attendances and use of urgent and emergency care, areas of best practice, innovative ways of managing flow and streaming in CYP, workshops on specific health areas: e.g. student health. Details here.
8 July 2017
#selfcareeverywhere. Bradford. Organised by NHS Bradford CCGs. This free event for young people aged 14 -25 aims to get people thinking about their health and wellbeing. The event will cover topics such as: mental health and wellbeing, body confidence, feeling good and new ways of looking after yourself. Details here.
17 July 2017
A Fresh Approach to Understanding Young People who Hear Voices. London. Organised by Voice Collective. This free half day workshop presents a fresh approach to voice-hearing. It includes: What it feels like to hear voices as a young person, the impact this can have on a young person’s home, school and social life, an introduction to the Hearing Voices Network approach to voice-hearing, ways to open up conversations about voices, helping young people feel heard, simple youth-friendly coping strategies, positive stories of recovery and resilience. This workshop is suitable for anyone working with, or supporting, children or young people. Details here.
12 September 2017
Improving mental health in schools – What does the research tell us? London. Organised by the University of Reading. This conference brings together experts from various disciplines and young people who have experienced mental health problems to offer the latest evidence based advice on how to address mental health in schools and the best methods to achieve this. This event is aimed at key authority figures in schools, commissioners, policy makers and researchers. Details here.
22 September 2017
YPHSIG 2017 – A ten year story, London. This year the Young People’s Health Special Interest Group (YPHSIG) is ten years old and this celebratory event will focus on the future for adolescent health in the UK. The event is aimed at paediatricians, researchers and all clinicians working within the field of adolescent health. The speakers are all experts in their fields and topics will include eating disorders, sleep, social media, long term conditions and global adolescent health. Details here.
3 October 2017
Gaining Resilience in Pupils – Getting to GRIP with resilience and improving well-being, Winchester. Organised by St Swithun’s School & Place2be. Prompted by Theresa May’s Mental Health reform in January this conference will consider strategies, policies and procedures that can help classrooms consider resilience and well-being across education. Details here.
19 October 2017
Priorities for children’s mental health – integrating services and improving provision in schools, London. This CPD certified seminar will examine the next steps for improving children’s mental health in light of the Green Paper which is expected to detail government plans to transform school, university and family mental health services later this year. Delegates will consider the implementation of measures to improve mental health provision in schools, including providing free mental health training for all secondary school teachers. The key findings of the ongoing Education and Health Select Committee’s joint inquiry will also be discussed, as well as next steps for improving integration in children and young people’s mental health services. Guest of honour: Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair – Children’s & Young People’s Mental Health Coalition and Chair – Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. Details here.
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.