‘Benefits and harms of the internet for children and young people’s mental health’ – Jack Tizard Memorial Lecture & National Conference

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Event type National Conference

Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl, London NW1 4LE

The 2020 Jack Tizard Memorial Lecture and National Conference ‘Benefits and harms of the internet for children and young people’s mental health’. The day will explore how young people’s mental health can be affected, both positively and negatively, in the ever-expanding digital environment.

Discussions will centre on the impact of the digital world on mental health, for better and for worse, and child development together with interventions that make use of digital technology, focussing on the latest evidence, and translating this into effective best practice.

Cut through the moral panics and folk devils, and focus on the facts, the evidence, and hear from the leading experts at the most important conference on digital and CYP mental health of the year.

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About the day
Key takeaways
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Who should attend
About the speakers
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About the day

Leading experts in field will include look at the range of evidence-based digital interventions currently on offer for children and young people – but how easy is for clinicians, and public, to access these?

In the fast moving digital landscape how long will it be before digital interventions become mainstream? If so, how can, and should, you embrace these for your client’s benefit?

How does gaming impact on young people’s mental health?

Key takeaways

TBC

About the talks

TBC

Who should attend

This day would be particularly beneficial to those who work with children and young people affected with mental health issues. In particular; Directors of research, Professors, Senior researchers, Principal investigators, Associate Professors, Researchers or Investigators, Assistant researchers, Post-doctoral fellow, Ph.D. students, Junior researchers. Additionally, those who work with children affected with mental health issues, such as; Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists and Psychologists, Speciality Doctors, Clinical leads, Nurse Practitioners, Educational Psychologists, and Social Workers.

About the speakers

Professor Mark Griffiths
Professor Mark Griffiths

Professor Griffiths is a Chartered Psychologist and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit. He mostly teaches on areas related to his research interests on various undergraduate and postgraduate Psychology programmes. His main teaching interests are in the areas of abnormal, social and health psychology with particular emphasis on behavioural addictions (e.g. gambling addiction, videogame addiction, Internet addiction, sex addiction, exercise addiction, work addiction, etc.), cyberpsychology and the psychology of sexual behaviour. In 2006, he was awarded the British Psychological Society’s highest teaching honour (‘Excellence in Teaching of Psychology Award’).

Professor Paul Stallard
Professor Paul Stallard

Paul Stallard is Professor of Child and Family Mental Health at the University of Bath and Head of Psychological Therapies (CAMHS) for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. He has contributed to the development of CBT in many countries and has provided workshops for clinicians around the world.

Prices and Booking

The events we organise are not profit-making, many are subsidised through our other commercial activities, without which they would not be able to run. As a charity, any surplus that we make is invested back into the business to benefit our Members and the sector. Members get a discounted rate and we hope you consider joining.

In-person

  • Publications/Digital Members – £99
  • Platinum – Early bird £159 until 16 March, thereafter £179
  • Gold – Early bird £179 until 16 March, thereafter £205
  • Silver/Bronze – Early bird £199 until 16 March, thereafter £231
  • Non-Member – Early bird £205 until 16 March, thereafter £257

Live stream

  • Members – £79 
  • Non-members – £109

All delegates, both in person and via live stream will receive a CPD certificate emailed after the event. Those attending in person will have tea/coffee and pastries on arrival, two-course hot/cold lunch, and refreshments throughout the day, with cakes in the afternoon.

Ways to book;

  • Online via the button at the top of the page, or
  • Call the office Mon-Fri 08.30-17.00 on 020 7403 7458, or
  • If you want to be invoiced we must have a Purchase Order number for us to be able to raise an invoice, please email events@acamh.org for details

Slides

Slides are password protected, those we have permission to share will be made available when they are supplied to us.

Programme

TBC

How to get there

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Nearest Underground

  • Great Portland Street; 5 min walk, 0.2 mile (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan)
  • Warren Street; 9 min walk, 0.4 mile (Northern, Victoria)

Nearest Mainline Train

  • Euston 15 min walk, 0.7 mile. Underground connections; Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Victoria
  • King’s Cross St Pancras, 25min walk, 1.3 miles. Underground connections; Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Victoria