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.
20 April 2017
Mental Health in the Young Conference: Caring for young minds, Manchester. Organised by the University of Salford. This conference will include discussion from leading experts on the current crisis in mental health services for children and young people and examples of best practice from the people working on the front line of healthcare, education and youth mental health services. Details here.
25 April 2017
Improving care for children and young people in primary care, London. Organised by the Healthy London Partnership. The event aims to highlight why care for CYP needs to be different and will hear from primary care pilots about what they are doing in their area: subject areas vary from the establishment of integrated care networks for children, to a project to improve asthma management and care. Details here.
26 April 2017
The acceptability & use of effective contraception among young people, London. Organised by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. This seminar will discuss the development of an intervention to increase the acceptability and use of effective contraception among young people in Tajikistan, Bolivia and Palestine. Details here.
5 May 2017
Gender Dysphoria: Exploring how services can best support young people and their families, Glasgow. Organised by the Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health. This conference will appeal to professionals across all agencies and sectors. It includes input from Scotland’s National Young People’s Gender Clinic, with a focus on how young trans people can be best supported by local services. 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. This event will provide a forum for discussing the latest research, sharing best practice examples, reflecting on real life experiences, and considering how to best manage some of the challenging issues which both young people and primary care professionals face. The themes for the day will be early detection and management, the interface between primary and secondary care, the role of technology, and suicide prevention. Details here.
2 June 2017
Sleep & Mental Health in Children and Young People, Bristol. Organised by the ACAMH. This conference will address issues such as the basic neurobiology of sleep including psychological and physical effects of poor sleep, sleep disorders and their treatment and the use of medication in sleep disorders. 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”.
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.