Upcoming events

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Eating Disorders Masterclass

Thursday 14th July & Thursday 6th October 2022 (VIRTUAL, Online)

Beat (Beat Eating Disorders National Charity) believe approximately 1.25 million people in the UK have an eating disorder. Around 25% of those affected by an eating disorder are male.

This one day masterclass will provide you with an overall understanding of the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and overall management of the eating disorders you are likely to see in practice.

Designed specifically to provide you with an overview of the range of eating disorders commonly seen, this one day masterclass will help you explore the key questions:
> How do I know if someone has an eating disorder?
> What are the features of the different types of eating disorders?
> Why does someone get an eating disorder and why is it so hard to treat?
> What are the signs, symptoms, and risks of eating disorders?
> How do I diagnose and treat a patient with an eating disorder?
> What are the medical risks associated with eating disorders?
> How do I treat the extremely physically unwell patient in hospital?
> How do I treat these patients in a primary care setting if the patient is not engaging with specialist services?
> What are the current national guidelines for eating disorders?
> How do I assess capacity in eating disorder patients? What about treatment under the Mental Health Act, or Mental Capacity Act?
> What help and resources are available for someone with an eating disorder?

For further information and to book your place visit
https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/eating-disorders-masterclass or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk
Sexual Abuse & Mental Health: Reducing the impact of abuse on mental health

Wednesday 21st September 2022 (VIRTUAL, Online)

Researched and produced in collaboration with Paul Scates Peer Specialist, Campaigner and Survivor of Sexual Abuse, this important and timely conference focuses on the important issue of sexual abuse and mental health and reducing the impact of abuse on mental health.

National updates, survivor perspectives, expert sessions and practical case studies will cover:
> The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown on sexual abuse and mental health
> Meeting the national commitment to ensure victims of sexual abuse receive a lifetime of effective mental health care
> Helping reduce the impact of abuse on later mental health problems
> Reflecting on the lived experience from a survivor perspective.
> What does a gold standard sexual abuse pathway look like?
> Delivering a recovery focused approach for survivors.
> Understand how to reduce the impact of abuse on later mental health problems
> Victim support, early mental health support, and the police role
> The role of Sexual Abuse Referral Centres in Mental Health
> Delivering therapeutic and practical support to adults who were abused as children and have turned to drugs, alcohol and other ways of self-harming as a consequence of that trauma
> Relieving the stress of families, carers and parents of children who have been affected by sexual abuse
> Delivering effective Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service for children, young people and their families who have been affected by sexual abuse
> Working with complex trauma and dissociative disorders 

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/sexual-abuse-mental-health  or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare or #AbuseMH

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