We are delighted to welcome Sue North MBE and Georgia Harper, with a session that will focus on ‘Working Together’. The Chair for this session is Dr. Max Davie. This is the first of the ‘NDC Learning Series’ aimed at health professionals who come into contact with children and young people who have Neurodevelopmental conditions (NDCs).
This ‘NDC Learning Series’ is aimed at health professionals who come into contact with children and young people who have Neurodevelopmental conditions (NDCs). The aim is to bring you into a conversation with specialists, covering what you can do in your own practice that covers their area of expertise, and how we can work together more effectively. This series of webinars is present by the ACAMH Neurodevelopmental SIG and is open to all.
- Practical tips around all aspects of NDC care
- Opportunity for case discussion with experts
- Learn how to forge and foster local partnerships across health, education, and social care, to promote better, more efficient care
- Know what the experts would like you to have done before you refer to them!
Who should attend
The audience is intended to be health professionals of any profession and seniority.
Pricing and booking
- ACAMH Members £10
- ACAMH Neuro SIG Members £10
- Non-members £20
Prices also include exclusive access to all lectures for up to 28 days. Plus all delegates receive an electronic CPD certificate.
If you are not an ACAMH Member now is a great time to join and make a saving on this event. Take a look at the different levels of membership on offer.
Remember ACAMH is a charity and any surplus made is reinvested back to the benefit of our members and the industry as a whole.
Other sessions in the series
Friday 19 November – Wellbeing, feeding and sleep Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian, Dr. Vicki Ford and Dr. Charlie Tyack. The Chair of this session is Dr. Max Davie. Full details are at this link.
Friday 26 November – Behaviour that challenges Dr. Mark Lovell and Dr. Steph Carr. The Chair of this session is Dr. Max Davie. Full details are at this link.
Friday 3 December – NDCs in schools Dr. James Galpin. The Chair of this session is Dr. Mark Lovell. Full details are at this link.
Friday 10 December – Medications and Physical health with Dr. Mark Lovell and Dr. Max Davie. The Chair of this session is Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian. Full details are at this link.
Friday 17 December – Communication and functional skills in NDCs, with Dr. Lucy Sanctuary, and Occupational Therapist Dr. Sally Payne. The Chair of this session is Dr. Mark Lovell. Full details are at this link.
About the Speakers
Sue North is the Head of Children and Young People and currently takes a senior lead on policy responses in the Learning Disability and Autism Programme for NHS England and NHS Improvement. Prior to this, she was Director of the National Parent Carer Participation Programme, a delivery partner for the Department for Education as part of the SEND reforms.
A social worker for over 27 years, Sue spent many years working for a local authority as a child protection social worker, team manager and service manager. She has been the registered manager of a children’s home for children with complex health needs, learning disability, autism and behaviours that challenge and also undertook regulation 44 inspections of children’s homes. She was the Director of a Community Children’s Centre that incorporated a Child Development Centre. She worked for a year in North Carolina U.S.A. with disabled children, young people and adults and end of life care.
She was a Local Programme Adviser on the Together for Disabled Children Programme working on behalf of the Department for Children, Schools and Families supporting local authorities to implement Aiming High for Disabled Children. She has worked as a consultant and developed and delivered training around a wide range of issues in relation to disabled children, social care, social work training and safeguarding.
She sat as a lay member on a local authority Safeguarding Children’s Board, has been an independent visitor for children in care, a school governor and has been a member of the National Working Group for Safeguarding Disabled Children. She has a lived experience of disability and has been a wheelchair user since childhood. In 2016, she was awarded an M.B.E. for services to children and families.
Dr. Max Davie is a consultant community paediatrician, working in Lambeth as part of Evelina London Community services. He has a special clinical interest in the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental conditions in school-age children. He is Officer for Health Improvement at the RCPCH, and trustee and founder of the charity ADHD UK.