Talks & lectures

  • Worried girl

    Child Bereavement

    This conference covered a broad array of child bereavement topics.

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  • Professor Helen Minnis

    Is childhood maltreatment a risk factor for increased symptoms of neurodevelopmental disorders?

    Professor Helen Minnis and Lisa Dinkler discuss their paper “Maltreatment-associated neurodevelopmental disorders: a co-twin control analysis” published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.     Transcript Professor Helen Minnis: Hi, I’m Helen Minnis and this is Lisa Dinkler, and we’d like to talk about a paper that we just had published in the […]

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  • Professor Uta Frith

    Professor Uta Frith – ‘a trailblazer for autism’

    Excerpts from an interview with Professor Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development at University College London about her life, career and research on autism spectrum disorders.

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  • Gender in 2017: Meeting the needs of gender diverse children and young people with mental health difficulties

    We hope you find the resources of the day useful. There is also the chance to hear from Henry Poultney & Kitt Burt discuss their film ‘What is Gender? (Inspiring Equality in Education)’. The film is also available to view. Further recordings of the event are available to ACAMH members. 

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  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Conference

    Conference Resources The ACAMH Ireland Branch recently held a Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Conference in Dublin. The event heard from nationally acclaimed speakers, Stephanie Hastings and Jim Lyng, who are leaders in the field of DBT. Stephanie and Jim used their experience and expertise to deliver an interesting and engaging day, we were honoured to […]

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  • Dyslexia from assessment to intervention

    Resources from the ACAMH Dyslexia Conference which promoted the notion that the assessment of literacy difficulties should be the first step on a clear pathway to individualised interventions for children or young people.

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  • Controversies in ADHD

    The 2017 Emanuel Miller memorial lecture and conference focused on controversies in ADHD, seeking to answer the following questions: Is ADHD a genetic disorder or is it a brain disorder? Are stimulants over- or under-prescribed? Is the evidence base for stimulants so poor that they cannot be prescribed with confidence? Do parenting interventions work? What […]

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