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.

  • 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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  • Harmful Sexual Behaviour in children and young people

    Assessment and Therapeutic Approaches to working with children and young people who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour and their parents/carers

    Event type
    Day Conference
    Location
    Bristol
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  • Parental Mental Illness Masterclass: Engaging with the children of parents with mental illness to increase their resilience

    Mental illness in a parent can have a devastating impact on a child’s growth development and emotional life – as well as future mental health. However it does not have to.

    Event type
    Masterclass
    Location
    London
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  • Psychological interventions for children and families – Inaugural Judy Dunn National Conference

    Topics covered will include; interventions for adopted and fostered children and their families/carers, how routine outcome monitoring can improve psychological interventions, the results and implications of an experimental trial focusing on the therapeutic alliance, psychological interventions to improve child outcomes for mentally ill mothers, and more!

    Event type
    National Conference
    Location
    Manchester
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