14 November 2018
UK Youth Conference 2018, London. The UK Youth conference will gather staff, volunteers and supporters to share views, ideas and latest research with colleagues and explore the changing needs of young people and identify innovative ways to better support each other.
21 & 28 November 2018
Health Visiting & School Nursing Networking events, Reading & Sheffield. These events will provide opportunities for health visitors and school nurses in practice, practitioners, professional leads and educators in higher education institutions to come together to discover solutions to challenges, identify which approaches and strategies work best and learn together to deliver improved outcomes for children, young people and families.
28 November 2018
Mind & Body champion child healthcare focus group, London. The Mind & Body programme and CYPHP will be co-hosting an afternoon focus group, where Mind & Body Champions (anyone who works for one of the King’s Health Partners organisations – King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust) can share their existing best practice and develop ideas & resources to improve knowledge and services. If you would like to become a Mind & Body Champion or to attend the focus group, get in touch.
29 November 2018
Integration and Inclusion for Children with Medical Conditions in School, Oxford. This free conference is aimed at professionals working with children with physical and mental health needs and will consider: what is the educational experience like for a child with a medical condition, why is it so important to get support right, how to work together effectively to promote inclusion and integration and what practical interventions can be put in place to support vulnerable pupils in school?
30 November 2018
Healthy Minds in Schools, London. This free event will share the impact the Healthy Minds Curriculum teaching and learning has had on students and teachers. Delegates will hear from schools, teachers and students involved, as well as leading figures in education, research and business.
3 December 2018
Digital mental health for children & young people, London. This event will look at the issues caused by the use of digital technology, as well as the benefits. During the afternoon sessions, delegates will be split into 3 parallel streams; the first covering digital tools that clinicians can use with their patients, the second explaining digital tools that children and young people can use on their own to manage or improve their mental health, and the third looking at the academic evidence being generated on this topic.
5 December 2018
Children’s multi-disciplinary workshop for GPs and practice nurses, London. This workshop will focus on service improvement initiatives that aim to improve clinical practice, including: revised and new primary care guidelines – to support GPs in making decisions about children’s health concerns, Teen Health Talk – communication tool designed to aid conversations with adolescents about their broader health needs, mental health case study – to illustrate the CYPHP approach to integrated physical and mental health work.
7 December 2018
How to manage child mental health in general paediatrics, London. This course will develop attendees skills and knowledge in effectively managing general mental health problems encountered in day to day clinics, and will include sessions on eating disorders, medically unexplained symptoms, disruptive behaviour and detecting anxiety and depression.
18 January 2019
Senior Clinicians’ Update Course Developments in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, London. This course run jointly by the Institute of Psychiatry and the GOSH Institute of Child Health aims to update senior clinicians on the latest clinical and research findings in child and adolescent mental health. This year the course will include a series of talks from experts on a diverse range of subjects including the latest interventions in conduct disorder, mental health in schools, prescribing and neuroimaging in ADHD and genetic advances in intellectual disability, anxiety and depression. Speakers include: Professors Emily Simonoff, Stephen Scott, David Skuse, Louise Arseneault, Thalia Eley, Tamsin Ford and Katya Rubia.
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.
1 February 2019
Adolescent Mental Health: Trials and Tribulations through Transition, Northampton. This symposium will include sessions on apps for wellbeing, gender identity, psychosis, anxiety and treatment refusal.
1 March 2019
St.David’s Day Conference, Cardiff. This RCPCH conference for paediatricians, psychiatric doctors and allied healthcare professionals will focus on the promotion of mental health from the neonatal period to adolescence, looking at early interventions and practical tips to provide better care.
18 & 19 September 2019
The International Conference of Adolescent Health – Coming of Age 2019, Windsor. This two day conference is aimed at clinicians and researchers, focusing on adolescent health issues and solutions with
influential plenary and keynote speakers, contributions from young people, workshops and networking opportunities.