Events Calendar

Events Calendar

27 September 2018
Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Mental Health in Children and Young People, Winterbourne. Organised by the South West Clinical Network. This master class will seek to enable commissioners and providers to learn from the current experiences of families with a young person who has ASC and mental health needs, to review what good looks like and plan actions for service improvement to meet the needs of this vulnerable group.

28 September 2018
Understanding Eating Disorders (CAMHS Training), Leeds. Organised by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. This half day course is run in partnership between Leeds CAMHS Specialist Eating Disorder Service and the University of Leeds. It will provide a basic understanding of the types of eating disorder, their presentation, and who is affected. Understanding the functional nature of eating disorders in managing mood and social relationships will help place this within a broader context of young people’s mental health and well-being. This course will also provide practical information to help support young people with an eating disorder.

11 October 2018
Creative Ways to Engage Children and Young People in Research and Practice, Colwyn Bay. Organised by ExChange Wales. This free practitioner workshop will provide a background on visual, participatory and creative techniques for working with children and young people in research projects and in practice.

31 October 2018
Health Inequalities Research Network (HERON) Conference, London. HERON 2018 will include presentations, workshops, discussion, art and more on the theme of ‘current and future directions in health equality research and action’ from researchers, community organisations, and healthcare representatives. The conference will take a future-orientated perspective to explore how we can learn from present research and tackle inequalities through future research and action.

1 November 2018
CFS/ME in Young People – Multi Professional Management, London. This 1 day course is designed to equip members of the multi disciplinary team to assess and support young people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.The course will include lectures and workshops on: diagnosis & associated conditions, psychological interventions, sleep & CFS, activity management, medications, education & transitions and patient participation.

5 November 2018
CAMHS Trainee Conference, London. The conference will include guest speaker Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, and talks on body dysmorphia, gangs & the impact of social media on mental health. There will be an interactive forum on working in CAMHS, posters, research and technology demonstrations.

28 January 2019
Priorities for Student Mental Health, London. This seminar will examine the priorities for student mental health including the current state of mental health provision available to students at university and the next steps to improve support including: the University Mental Health Charter, transition, developing collaborative, coordinated approaches to mental health care, improving provision on campus, prevention and the development of local multi-agency support for students.