22 May 2018
Next Generation: Shaping the future of health research for women, children & young people, London. Organised by The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. This free event will explore next generation research priorities that will have a significant impact on shaping the health of women, children and adolescents worldwide in the SDG era, based on a review of a decade of LSHTM research. Details here.
23 May 2018
Talking to young people: Sexual health, London. Organised by Healthy Young People Southwark. This free training is available for professionals working with young people in Southwark. The training will look at contraception, sexually transmitted infections, healthy relationships, confidentiality & the law, difficult conversations, cultural & individual differences that affect relationships and sexuality and signposting sexual health & wellbeing services. Details here.
4 June 2018
Inventing ourselves: The secret life of the teenage brain, London. Organised by The Royal Institution. Drawing upon her cutting-edge research, this talk by award-winning neuroscientist, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore will explain what happens inside the adolescent brain, and what her team’s experiments have revealed about our behaviour, and how we relate to each other and our environment. Details here.
12 June 2018
School and public health nursing: Delivering quality for children and young people in the new world, Manchester. Organised by the School And Public Health Nurses Association. Details here.
14 June 2018
Current trends in young people’s drug use, Accrington. Organised by Young Addaction, Lancashire. This free interactive session open to all will look at different types of drugs being used today and explore the reasons for it. Details here.
23 June 2018
Gender identity conference, London. Organised by Croydon Drop In. This conference is open to anyone who wants to learn about how children and young peoples’ gender identities are changing. The event will include young people, families, specialist organisations and professionals living and/or working with issues of gender identity. A limited number of free places will be made available for trans, non-binary and gender-fluid children and young people and their friends, families and parents/carers. Details here.
26 June 2018
Birkbeck’s big ideas: The adolescent brain, London. Organised by Birkbeck, University of London. During this free session Dr Iroise Dumontheil will introduce the methods used to study the adolescent brain and adolescent behaviour, present recent findings, and discuss the promise of interventions emerging from this research. There will also be an extensive Q&A session to cover topics the audience may be particularly interested in. Details here.
27 June 2018
Working with anxious young people (CAMHS training), Leeds. Organised by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. This training will focus on supporting young people aged 9-18 and explore practical interventions which are directly applicable to working in school and community settings. Details here.
29 June 2018
Translating basic science to improve the mental health of children and young people, London. Organised by the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Kings College London. This event will feature research presentations, live demonstrations and a poster session. Guest speakers to include Professor Sir Robert Lechler, Professor Ian Everall and Mr Roger Paffard. Details here.
5 & 6 September 2018
NHS Expo, Manchester. Health and Care Innovation Expo is a celebration of innovation, enterprise and collaboration, uniting NHS and care leaders, commissioners, clinicians, voluntary sector partners, innovators, private-sector media and many more. Expo 2018 will celebrate 70 years of the NHS, exploring how the service has changed since it began back in 1948, and how it will continue to develop and change in the future. Call for applications to lead educational, interactive sessions in the Pop-up University and Theatre rooms is now open. All NHS, local government and wider public-sector staff are eligible for free-of-charge tickets. Details here.
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. Details here.