Blog

  • Douglas Badenoch

    Technology-based CBT for youth anxiety: moderate short-term benefits but uncertainty remains

    Blog by Douglas Badenoch of The Mental Elf Service on Dr. Matti Cervin et al paper ‘Technology-delivered cognitive-behavioral therapy for pediatric anxiety disorders: a meta-analysis of remission, posttreatment anxiety, and functioning’.

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  • ACEs

    Join our ACEs SIG and Forum

    Anyone can now join our Adverse Childhood Experiences Special Interest Group, completely free! ACAMH members can log in to the website and participate in discussions on the SIG Forum. If you’re not an ACAMH member (yet!), you will need to register to use the Forum first.

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  • Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry (JCPP) & Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) journal

    Wiley Transitional Agreement with Jisc included in UKRI Open Access Policy

    Wiley, ACAMH’s publishing partner, reassure that authors who are funded by UKRI, and who are based at an institution that is part of a Wiley Transitional Agreement, can publish in any of Wiley’s ‘hybrid’ journals, due to transitional agreement with Jisc.

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    NICE guidelines for self-harm: a new school of thought

    New NICE guidelines for the management of self-harm in the UK emphasise the important role of non-specialists. In this article, Holly Crudgington and Dennis Ougrin discuss this guidance, focusing on the new advice for schools and its implications.

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  • Autism Awareness Week

    World Autism Acceptance Week 2022

    This World Autism Acceptance Week (28 March – 3 April), we encourage you to explore the learning opportunities available on our website, and to share with your networks. Together we can help change attitudes and work towards creating a society that works for autistic children and young people.

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  • International Women's Day 2022

    #BreakTheBias Celebrating Women in CAMH

    International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the achievements of women, and serves as a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day global campaign is #BreakTheBias. This IWD we have gathered a range of FREE learning resources from leading academics, clinicians, and researchers to raise awareness.

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  • lost children shoes no war

    Children first – A positional statement from ACAMH board

    The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) is deeply concerned about the escalating invasion in Ukraine. This and other ongoing conflicts around the World – Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and Myanmar, and many others – continue to bring tragic consequences, upturning the lives of many millions of people, and challenging the basic human right to peace and security.

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  • University Mental Health Day

    #UniMentalHealthDay Shaping the Future of Student Mental Health

    University Mental Health Day encourages universities, students, and the wider community to work together to improve the university experience; to make mental health a university-wide priority; and to help change the future of student mental health. This University Mental Health Day, we encourage you to explore the learning opportunities available on our website, and to share with your networks.

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  • Refugee Boy

    Join our Adverse Childhood Experience Special Interest Group

    We are inviting colleagues across the spectrum of Mental Health, Health, Social Care, and Education to join ACAMH’s Adverse Childhood Experience Special Interest Group, to become active members to contribute, question and share their understanding, and knowledge in this complex, growing and vital field of knowledge. You do not have to be an ACAMH Member to join the SIG or use the forum. 

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  • JCPP and CAMH Open Access

    High-Quality Open Access Accelerated

    In February 2022, ACAMH publisher, Wiley, announced two new open access agreements to further accelerate open access research. In early February, Wiley and four Japanese institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding on open access publishing.

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