The PMHA’s annual winter meeting will take place on the 27th and 28th January 2022, and will be held online via Zoom.
Target audience: Health care professionals interested in mental health.
Key aims: Education, update and discussions about current topics in children and young people’s mental health.
A booking link will be available soon, so please save the date if you are interested in attending. Below is the programme for the two-day meeting:
Thursday 27th January 2022
Symposium – Childhood Social and Emotional Development
|09:20-09:30||Welcome and Introduction – Dr Cassie Coleman and Dr Bo Fischer|
|09:30-10:15||The long-term impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of children who were in-utero or born during the Covid-19 Pandemic.|
Dr Jane Barlow, Professor of Evidence Based Intervention and Policy Evaluation, University of Oxford.
|10:15-11:00||The impact of maternal mental illness on the parent- infant relationship and implications for the developing infant.|
Dr Selena Gleadow-Ware, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, NHS Lothian.
|11:15- 12:00||On the ground – the Impact of Lockdown on Preschoolers– A Health Visitor’s Perspective.|
Taifa Armstrong, Health Visitor, Bucks
|12:00-12:45||Safeguarding sequelae of the pandemic TBC|
|14:00-14:30||Screen use and Development – what is the evidence?|
Dr Max Davie, Consultant Community Paediatrician, Lambeth.
|14:30- 15:00||Adolescents- Risk, resilience and relationships|
– Demelza Holmes, Research in Practice
(pre-recorded talk )
|15:00-16:00||Keynote lecture: Health Inequalities: Everyone’s business ” – Professor Subodh Dave, Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists.|
Friday 28th January 2021
Symposium: The Complex Child
|Welcome and Introduction – Dr Cassie Coleman and Dr Bo Fischer|
|Unpicking complex cases involving|
Dr Nancy Bostock, Consultant Paediatrician
| Child to parent violence and abuse.|
Carole Baker, Whose in Charge? Programme Trainer
|LAC/Adopted Children – Misdiagnosis of Complexity|
Dr Matt Woolgar, Clinical Psychologist, South London & Maudsley
|Functional abdominal pain syndromes in children|
Dr Kate Stein, CAMHS, Oxford.
|The Pandemic of Eating disorders – Some Case studies – TBC|
There will also be Poster Presentations from Trainee Health Professionals, including Paediatricians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Nurses, GPs. Full details regarding how to submit a poster presentation about research into Child Mental Health for selection will also be available soon