Upcoming event

RCPCH – How to Manage: Emotional and behavioural problems

This one-day course will enable you to confidently support children and young people with a range of emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Date: 4 October 2019 – 4 October 2019
Time: 09.00 – 17.00

Location:
RCPCH
5-11 Theobalds Road
London
WC1X 8SH
United Kingdom

For more information:

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/education-careers/courses/rcpch-course/how-manage-emotional-behavioural-problems

Upcoming Event: Child Mental Health PLEAT Day

Kent, Surrey Sussex (KSS) Child Mental Health PLEAT Day

With childhood mental health problems presenting more commonly to paediatric services, this educational day aims to provide a basis of knowledge for the  areas of child mental health encountered in acute/general or community paediatrics. 

Price: FREE
When: 28th February, 9am – 5pm 
Where: Education Centre, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0LZ 

Talks include:

  • Self harm and risk assessment 
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Management of eating disorders in the acute setting 
  • How to manage low mood and anxiety as paediatricians
  • Chronic illness and mental health disorders
  • How to deal with challenging behaviour.
  • Physical and psychological sequalae of childhood maltreatment     

Please sign up via this Eventbrite Link

If you have any questions or would like more information please e-mail Dr. Olatokunbo Sanwo
(Paediatric Registrar Clinical Teaching Fellow East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust) olatokunbo.sanwo@nhs.net 


Upcoming Event:

Conference at RSM (Paediatrics and Child Health Section) 

Mental health / Learning together – lsp study day

16th April 2019, Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

This fantastic meeting aimed at students, trainees and consultants will bring together specialists from both paediatrics and child and adolescent mental health services.

Covering a wide range of topics, including practical approaches to mental health crises and self-harm management of eating disorders, medically unexplained symptoms, and somatisation disorders and therapeutic approaches.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to network and learn together across specialties about the current management of mental health conditions in children and young people

This meeting will develop an understanding of the key priorities in child and adolescent mental health, and provide information and practical advice on diagnostic and management issues, and encourage multidisciplinary discussion and learning.

Topics include:

  • Diagnosis and management of common psychiatric disorders, including medically unexplained symptoms and somatoform disorder.
  • The current epidemiology of child and adolescent mental health.
  • The medical management of eating disorders.
  • The role of the paediatrician in an acute mental health crises and emergency department presentations of acute psychiatric illness.
  • The role of the paediatrician following self-harm and explore ways to make it meaningful and helpful for young people.
  • Overlap between mental and physical ill health and what can be done about it.

For more information visit https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/pdm12

Upcoming Events:

Implementing & Monitoring Adherence to the 2018 NICE Quality Standard for Eating Disorders

Friday 5 April 2019, DeVere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on effective implementation and adherence to the New NICE Quality Standard for Eating Disorders published in September 2018. The quality standard covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and care for children, young people and adults with an eating disorder. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. Attending this event will give you the opportunity to hear practical advice and tips on implementing changes to your service to ensure compliance with the new NICE Quality Standard for Eating Disorders.

For further information and to book your place, visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/eating-disorders or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20pmha when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request).

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CAMHS National Summit 2019: Improving Accessibility & Recovery Outcomes

Monday 1 April 2019, DeVere West One Conference Centre, London

The 2019 Annual Child and Adolescent Mental Health Summit will focus on the important issue of transforming CAMHS service; improving accessibility and recovery outcomes. Panel Members Include: Dr Bernadka Dubicka Chair, Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists.

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/camhs-summit or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

20% discount is available by quoting ref:hcuk20pmha when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request).


National CAMHS Summit 2018

Thank you for the invitation to join, we wanted to let you all know about our forthcoming CPD conference; Transforming Mental Health Services for Children and Young Adults taking place on Monday 26th February 2018 at the De Vere West One Conference Centre in London.  This National Summit will focus on improving child and adolescent mental health services in line with The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health set out by the government in 2016 with the aim of creating a transformed service by 2020. Through national updates including an opening address from Sarah Brennan, Chief Executive, YoungMinds, and case studies from current pilot sites this conference aims to set the scene for progress already being made and what needs to change to achieve The Five Year Forward View.

We are pleased to offer registrants from the Paediatric Mental Health Association a 20% discount which can be claimed with code hcuk20pmha.

For further information and to book visit http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/transforming-mental-health-for-children-and-young-adults or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk