Talks & CPD on demand

These talks, lectures, discussions, and video abstracts are centred around evidence-based research. They have been recorded from events, or have been specially commissioned, as we work towards our vision of ‘Sharing best evidence, improving practice’.

Many of the talks and lectures are eligible for ACAMH CPD accreditation for members of ACAMH. These are clearly marked in the preview section below and are also listed in the Members Area of the website.

Do please considering joining ACAMH to access this on-demand CPD and become part of the advancement of child and adolescent mental health.

  • Working with asylum seeking children

    Working with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Young People – recording

    This free session was the first of ACAMH’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Special Interest Group Monthly seminars, it discussed ‘Working with Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Young People’. Presentations were from Dr. Ana Draper and Elisa Marcellino, Dr. Arnon Bentovim, Carol Jolliffe, and Sue Holmes.

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    Trauma – Pedagogy in practice recording

    ACAMH is delighted to have teamed up with the Chartered College of Teaching to present these FREE online training series entitled ‘Pedagogy in practice’, this session was on Trauma.

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  • Sandra Machlitt-Northen

    Polygenic scores for schizophrenia and major depression are associated with psychosocial risk factors in children

    Video abstract from Sandra Machlitt-Northen on her JCPP paper ‘Polygenic scores for schizophrenia and major depression are associated with psychosocial risk factors in children: evidence of gene–environment correlation’.

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  • Hans Fredrik Sunde

    CAMHS around the Campfire journal club – ADHD deficit in school performance across sex and parental education (recording)

    For this session we are pleased to welcome Hans Fredrik Sunde, from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, to discuss his JCPP Advances paper ‘The ADHD deficit in school performance across sex and parental education: A prospective sibling-comparison register study of 344,152 Norwegian adolescents’.

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    Bullying and Loneliness ‘Pedagogy in practice’ – recording

    Presentations by Dr. Verity Jones, Associate Professor, University of the West of England, Bristol, and Sharon Mangoma MCCT, followed by a discussion with panelists Harriet Gill, Managing Director of Education and Wellbeing, Coram Life Education, and Jenny Barksfield, Deputy CEO and Director of Education, PSHE Association.

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  • Dr. Dasha Nicholls

    Eating Disorders ‘Ask The Expert’ – recording

    For this session we welcomed Dr. Dasha Nicholls to share her knowledge and insights into eating disorders, specifically exploring the signs and impact of disordered eating and guidance on how best to respond. 

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  • India Branch Event

    The Future is CAMHS – Exploring a Career in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (recording)

    Recording of why you should consider a career in mental health in India? Mental health problems in childhood can have an immense impact on a child’s development. As a child and adolescent mental health professional, and by helping to identify and treat the mental health problems of young people, not only can you help to improve their quality of life, but you can potentially alter their future for the better.

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  • tic intervention

    Tic Spectrum Disorder recordings

    The aim of this online, full day, event was to explored the assessment and management of Tic Disorders, covering both pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to treatment. This event was organised by our Southern Branch.

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    Sleep and Screen Time – Pedagogy in practice – recording

    This FREE online event was exclusively for teachers and school leaders, and offers insights into best practice in supporting children and adolescents to understand sleep and the importance of good quality sleep, as well as the potential impacts (positive and negative!) of screen time, building on the latest evidence base.

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  • How to cope - book cover

    How to Cope When Your Child Can’t: How parents can help themselves and each other – recording

    We were delighted to welcome a top class panel of speakers to give evidence based advice and a lived experience perspective to parents, teachers, and clinicians. We are joined by Ursula Saunders, Dr. Alice Welham, Professor Roz Shafran authors of new book How to Cope When Your Child Can’t. Also, we have the Charlie Waller Trust who are developing parent peer support as a crucial part of their work in addressing the mental health of children and young people. Offering evidence -based training and resources and using co-production with parents with lived experience, CWT’s community includes renowned authorities on adolescent psychology, childhood anxiety and depression.

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