Events

Our vision isSharing best evidence, improving practice’ to this end we run a series of events throughout the year to work towards this. All events are centred around evidence-based research, and our speakers are some of the leading lights in the field. ACAMH is a charity, and we receive no government funding, nor do we ask for donations. We try to keep our costs as low as possible, and provide many events completely free.

ACAMH Members receive a discount to events, please considering joining and become part of the advancement of child and adolescent mental health.

All bookings all processed online, for those events where there is a charge you can pay by debit/credit card. If you are having difficulty signing up to an event do please email events@acamh.org or call +44 (0)20 7403 7458.

  • Developmental Trauma vs Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Developmental Trauma vs Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    IMPORTANT NOTICE! Bookings for this event closes on Monday 29 November 12 noon (UK) do not miss out. Hear from three of the most interesting and engaging speakers on the topic of Developmental Trauma and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. We are delighted to be working with Dr. Kim Golding CBE, Dr. Raja Mukherjee, and Professor Helen Minnis.

    Event type
    Conference
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    LIVE STREAM
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  • Neurodevelopmental series

    ‘NDC Learning Series’ – NDCs in schools

    This is the fourth of the ‘NDC Learning Series’ aimed at health professionals who come into contact with children and young people who have Neurodevelopmental conditions (NDCs). We are delighted to welcome Dr. James Galpin with a session that will focus on ‘NDCs in schools’. The Chair of this session is Dr. Mark Lovell. 

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    Special Interest Group (SIG)
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    LIVE STREAM
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  • Ecological Crisis Mental health There's No planet B

    Climate Change Impacting Mental Health – live from Australia & UK

    Professor Dr. Bernadka Dubicka, Professor Ann Sanson, researchers, clinicians, and young people’s lived experience, will discuss the evidence-base research on the impact climate change is having on mental health. Australia 8pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time. UK 9am.

    Event type
    Webinar
    Location
    Online
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  • Neurodevelopmental series

    ‘NDC Learning Series’ – Medications and Physical Health

    This is the fifth of the ‘NDC Learning Series’ aimed at health professionals who come into contact with children and young people who have Neurodevelopmental conditions (NDCs). We are delighted to welcome Dr. Mark Lovell and Dr. Max Davie. with a session that will focus on ‘Medications and Physical Health’. The Chair of this session is Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian. 

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    Special Interest Group (SIG)
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    LIVE STREAM
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  • Dr. Karen Mansfield

    COVID & the impact on Mental Health of School Closures – CAMHS around the Campfire

    For this session we are pleased to welcome Dr. Karen Mansfield, a postdoctoral research scientist from the School Mental Health Project, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, to discuss her JCPP Advances paper ‘‘Covid-19 partial school closures and mental health problems: a cross sectional survey of 11,000 adolescents to determine those most at risk’’.

    Event type
    CAMHS around the Campfire
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  • Neurodevelopmental series

    ‘NDC Learning Series’ – Communication and functional skills

    This is the final of the ‘NDC Learning Series’ aimed at health professionals who come into contact with children and young people who have Neurodevelopmental conditions (NDCs). We are delighted to welcome Dr. Lucy Sanctuary, and Occupational Therapist Dr. Sally Payne, to discuss ‘Communication and functional skills’. The Chair of this session is Dr. Mark Lovell.

    Event type
    Special Interest Group (SIG)
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH)

    CAMH Special Issue on ‘Child and youth mental health & the global ecological crisis’ session 1

    FREE event Celebrating the launch of the CAMH Special Issue on ‘Child and youth mental health & the global ecological crisis’ (due to be published on the day of this event January 2022), we’ll be discussing the mental health implications of climate change with leading mental health professionals, young people, clinicians, and researchers.

    Event type
    Talk
    Location
    Online
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  • Ideas, inspiration and information about how to create real change in your organisation regardless of the level they work at.

    Making change really happen: inspiration, ideas and information on how to make change in the services and systems we work in

    A fantastic online event present by the ACAMH Sottish Branch providing up to date info about key change projects in Scotland including the Promise, Fox Grove inpatient unit, trauma-informed implementation and cross service collaborations. Ideas, inspiration and information about how to create real change in your organisation.

    Event type
    Live Stream
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Professor Cathy Creswell

    Anxiety; Cues, Clues & Support for Young People in School – Ask the Expert

    Professor Cathy Creswell and Helen Manley join us for the third in the series of sessions exclusively for Teachers. This FREE online event is an exciting new partnership between ACAMH and Coram Life Education (CLE) exclusively for Teachers. It offers insights into the latest evidence-base, together with practical advice to help you help your pupils, and your on children.

    Event type
    Teacher Exclusive Event
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Little girl crying in the corner. Domestic violence concept.

    Supporting children and families experiencing domestic violence: A Devon and Cornwall perspective

    Join in person or live online. During the covid-19 pandemic, increasing incidents of domestic violence have made national headlines. This event will focus on facets of the multidisciplinary approach to supporting affected families, hearing from practitioners, local authority representatives and researchers who work to support children and adolescents who have experienced domestic violence or related trauma, and their families.

    Event type
    In person & live webinar
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