Events

We run a variety of events throughout the year to support the professional development of all those working to support the mental health of children and young people.

  • Autism & Intellectual Disabilities – Expert analysis, new research: what works

    World-leading experts discuss Intellectual Disability, and Autism, delivering the latest evidence and best practice examples, that will shape people’s knowledge. For a limited period members of; Royal College of Psychiatrists, British Psychological Society, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health can get a £78 discount on day tickets.

    Event type
    National Conference
    Location
    London
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  • Sleep and Mental Health

    Insightful event presenting you with the opportunity to increase your understanding of the topic through a series of lectures and presentations. Approved for 5 CPD points from The College of Psychiatrists Ireland, 4 Learning Credits for the members of the PSI, CPD approved Irish Society of Social Workers.

    Event type
    Day Conference
    Location
    Dublin
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  • Substance Misuse Workshop – Introduction to Common Substance Misuse and Novel Psychoactive Substances

    Drug and alcohol misuse pose a significant risk to a young person’s physical and mental health. The training day will be presented by clinicians who have a vast knowledge from their experience in managing substance misuse in the youth. The day will include a mixture of presentations, case studies, and opportunities for discussion and questions.

    Event type
    Workshop
    Location
    Southampton
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  • Understanding and working with Tourette Syndrome

    Do you work with young people with tics or Tourette Syndrome (TS) in schools, community or health settings? This Twilight evening will focus on key aspects of the assessment and management of TS, including updates on recent research.

    Event type
    Twilight Meeting
    Location
    London
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  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a trans-diagnostic therapeutic approach, belonging to the broad church of cognitive behavioural therapies (CBTs). With the practice of mindfulness as one of its core processes, the aim of ACT is to enable people to move toward a life with meaning and purpose though values-based action.

    Event type
    Workshop
    Location
    Bristol
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  • Repeat Self-harm in Adolescence ‘Everybody’s Business? – Nobody’s Business?’

    A recent review of admissions for self-harm in the north west will be presented, together with the evidence base for the outcomes for admission and management of self-harm.

    Event type
    Half Day
    Location
    Blackpool
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  • ASD and Mental Health Masterclass

    This day would be beneficial to those who work in a clinical or research setting with an advanced understanding of ASD in children and young people, who are looking to update their skills and knowledge specifically around mental health problems in those with an ASD diagnosis.

    Event type
    Masterclass
    Location
    Dublin
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  • Gender Identity Development – An Introduction

    Affirming without confirming: being affirmative and supportive whilst trying to keep open options for the future when supporting young people and their families to think about gender.

    Event type
    Day Conference
    Location
    Leeds
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  • MEN arena – Dealing with trauma: a year on

    This free half-day event is being organised in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and aims to share follow up of the excellent work ongoing in Greater Manchester following the traumatic MEN event, across the health, education and voluntary sectors.

    Event type
    Half Day
    Location
    Prestwich
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  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    The ACAMH Scotland Branch presents an all day conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. This event aims to raise awareness and understanding of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and provide an overview of how individuals and families affected by FASD can be supported.

    Event type
    Day Conference
    Location
    Glasgow
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