The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) presents
2 Events on Autism Spectrum Conditions –
Monday 5 June
Tuesday 6 – Wednesday 7 June 2017
126 Albert Street, Camden, London, NW1 7NE
The first, 1-day intro-class, will look at the introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions:
The day is aimed at clinicians who are seeking a good grounding in the understanding and identification of Autism Spectrum Conditions.
The second, 2-day skills updating conference, will look to; develop your knowledge and confidence in working with children and young people with ASC, and their families, after diagnosis.
Dr Jenny Milne is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist she has worked in the NHS with young people and their families with ASC for over 15 years. She now works independently with a number of private and non-profit organisations in the assessment and management of social interaction difficulties. Dr Milne also works with NHS Trusts on waiting list initiatives to help reduce waiting times for ASC assessments. A ADOS-2 Trainer she is also trained/experienced in a variety of intervention tools and parent and child programmes (for example EarlyBird Plus, Cygnet and Secret Agent Society).
Anna Wilkinson is a Speech and Language Therapist specialising in Autism Spectrum Conditions. She has worked within the NHS and non-profit organisations for the last 13 years to support children and young people with ASC (alongside their families and the care team involved) within a variety of education and community settings. Anna is passionate in supporting clinicians within mental health services to expand their knowledge and confidence in devising creative, flexible ways of working with CYP with ASC to promote service engagement and positive outcomes. She is experienced in ‘autism friendly’ intervention approaches (such as Carol Gray’s Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversations, TEACCH, PECS, Intensive Interaction, SCERTS, Talking Mats and EarlyBird Plus and Cygnet) and adheres to the National Autistic Society’s ‘SPELL’ framework in her practice.
Introduction to Autism Spectrum Conditions – Book online (credit or debit card payment only)
ACAMH member: £100 / £90 if also attending autism event 6-7 June
Non-ACAMH member: £125 / £112.50 if also attending autism event 6-7 June
2-Day Skills Updating Conference on Autism Spectrum Conditions – Book online (credit or debit card payment only)
ACAMH member: £200 / £180 if also attending autism event 5 June
If you’d prefer to book over the phone with your credit card please call tel: 020 7403 7458
ACAMH conferences present a fantastic opportunity to network with your peers at the start of the day or during coffee and lunch breaks.
ACAMH a truly multi-disciplinary membership organisation focused on ‘bridging’ the gap between rigorous research and best practice relating to children’s mental health. ACAMH holds a body of knowledge and acts as an information hub for sharing best practice to benefit all of those who work with children. ACAMH comprises a unique membership of clinicians, practitioners and world-leading child mental health researchers, working across an array of child and adolescent mental health domains.
- ACAMH raises standards in the understanding and management of child mental health issues. It publishes the JCPP, an internationally acclaimed and world-leading child & adolescent psychology and psychiatry journal, that brings together empirical research, clinical studies and reviews in order to advance how we understand and approach child and adolescent mental health.
- ACAMH also publishes the CAMH journal, a high quality, peer-review of child and adolescent mental health services research, which has articles for practitioners describing evidence-based clinical methods and clinically orientated research.
- ACAMH supports the professional development of all those working to support the mental health of children and young people, by running a variety of conferences, training events, special interest groups and masterclasses throughout the year on topical issues, as well as providing access to a library of engaging on-line CPD topics delivered by national experts.
- ACAMH is committed to sharing information & best practice across the UK through its network of branches, with volunteers from a range of professional disciplines dedicated to creating a CAMH community that is making a difference.
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