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  • Autistica highlights strong evidence for new communication therapy

    Autistica, UK’s autism research charity, are recommending that all local areas should have healthcare professionals accredited to deliver a new form of communication intervention called PACT.

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  • Poster submissions for Jack Tizard Memorial Lecture and Conference

    We are accepting poster submissions for the upcoming Jack Tizard Memorial Lecture and Conference to be held over two days on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 June 2018. There is a prize of £100 and ACAMH Digital Memberships for the winning poster.

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  • Refugee Children and Mental Health Masterclass with an inter-agency focus

    Refugee Children and Mental Health Masterclass on Thursday 17 May, delivered by Professor Panos Vostanis, University of Leicester, one of the country’s leading scholars on the topic of child refugee mental health.

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  • Free Research Day on Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) Southern Branch are staging a free research conference on Wednesday 18 April. The day-long event will see a series of experts presenting the latest research conducted in CAMHS in the Southern region, as well as nationally.

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  • JCPP Editorial - What is depression?

    Call for papers – JCPP Special Issue 2019

    Suicide and self-harm: Pathways for minimizing suicide & premature deaths and maximizing hope & wellbeing

    The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry invites manuscripts for a special issue on “Suicide and self-harm: Pathways for minimizing suicide & premature deaths and maximizing hope & wellbeing,” to be edited by Professor Joan R. Asarnow, University of California, Los Angeles, and Dr. Dennis Ougrin, King’s College London, due for publication in October 2019.

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  • Focusing on adolescent mental health

    Does adolescent peer relationship impact on adult mental health?

    Dr Lucy Bowes will talk about ‘Adolescent peer relationships and mental health: an epidemiological perspective’ at the Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture and Conference

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  • What’s in a name?

    Due to the popularity of our two National Conferences we are in the process of developing a third, to be launch in Autumn 2018. This is your chance to play an integral part by naming the conference in someone’s honour. If your suggestion is selected you’ll win a free ticket to the conference, plus overnight accommodation!

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  • Focusing on adolescent mental health

    Self-harm is the strongest predictor of death by suicide

    Suicide is a leading cause of death in young people and self-harm is the strongest predictor of death by suicide. Engagement with treatment is a particular challenge for young people who present in crisis after an episode of self-harm.

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  • Focusing on adolescent mental health

    Can school based interventions impact on bullying?

    The Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture and Conference, Friday 16 March, sees Professor Chris Bonell present positive preliminary results of the Learning Together Study, a school-based intervention using a whole-school restorative approach to address youth bullying and aggression with the aim of improving young people’s health and well-being at a population-level, and reducing health inequalities.

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  • Experts discuss the latest research, to benefit children with autism and intellectual disability

    The National Autistic Society and Autistica will be partners at the 2018 Jack Tizard Memorial Conference and Lecture, 7 and 8 June at the Royal College of Physicians.

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