Public mental health for children and young people: addressing mental health needs in schools and communities

Matt Kempen


Marketing Manager for ACAMH

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Public mental health for children and young people: addressing mental health needs in schools and communities.

This one day conference brought an outstanding line up of speakers who are world renowned practitioners, clinicians, teachers and researchers addressing mental health needs in schools and communities. Their sessions focused on topics that drew on up to date research and practice innovation on public mental health in schools including; partnerships between schools and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) dealing with mental health problems, enhancing and measuring wellbeing in children and young people, new trialling of a classroom management intervention, and ADHD interventions in schools.

Professor Miranda Wolpert, Director of the Evidence Based Practice Unit at UCL
Measuring Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools: Challenges and opportunities

Catherine Roche, Chief Executive, Place2Be
Place2Be: advancing mental health care in schools

Professor Tamsin Ford, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Exeter
Why supporting teachers with behavioural management is so important and what we might do about it

Further recordings of the event are available to ACAMH members

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