CAMHS

  • CAMH Editorial: Volume 26, Issue 3, September 2021

    With the patchy but increasing roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine, and as the world begins to emerge in a bumpy fashion from strict lock-downs, the frightening experience of overwhelmed hospitals and alarmingly high mortality rates from COVID-19, we are beginning to take stock of the huge toll from the pandemic.

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  • Dr. Sian Barnett

    Day in the life of a CAMHS professional

    For this year’s International Women’s Day we wanted to celebrate the work of female CAMHS professionals.
    Dr. Sian Barnett has kindly written a blog to explain the work she does as a CAMHS clinician, the challenges she has faced, and the women that inspired her to enter a career in this field. 

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  • The importance of acknowledging difference in psychoanalytic psychotherapy

    Single case studies are often used in psychoanalytic psychotherapy research to identify potential mechanisms of change. Sean Junor-Sheppard undertook such a study, which was published in the Journal of Child Psychotherapy in 2019.

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    January 2021 – The Bridge

    This issue of The Bridge features summaries of recent child and adolescent mental health research. I hope you enjoy reading about this excellent work which improves our understanding of a wide range of conditions and informs mental health care for young people.

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  • Dr. Carlos Hoyos

    ‘Creative approaches to developing skills for future CAMHS professionals’ In conversation with Dr. Carlos Hoyos

    In this podcast we talk to Dr. Carlos Hoyos, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, undergraduate lead for psychiatry at the University of Southampton and ACAMH’s 2020 winner of the David Cottrill Education of CAMH Professionals Award.

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    December 2020 – The Bridge

    Welcome to the December 2020 issue of The Bridge. This year has been extremely challenging for our field, as we’ve needed to understand and address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on young people’s mental health.

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  • CAMHS services in our physically distanced world

    On March 23rd 2020, the way healthcare was provided in England had to change overnight. With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the country, CAMHS staff had to adapt to the news that they must provide routine services from home where possible and all non-urgent face-to-face contact must cease to prevent the spread of the virus.

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  • Dr. Jessica Schleider

    Dr. Jessica Schleider ‘Single sessions, scalable impact’ – In Conversation

    In her work Dr. Jessica Schleider tries to break down the barriers that prevent young people from reaching services, whilst providing accessible interventions to help reduce mental health problems that scale. She does this through her research, testing novel approaches to dissemination in non-traditional settings. Includes transcript.

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  • Dr. Andrew Beck

    Dr. Andrew Beck ‘CAMHS, COVID19, and CBT’ – In Conversation

    Dr. Beck is the President Elect of BABCP, taking the position in July 2020 and he talks about his hopes for the future of the organisation, the importance of self-care, CAMHS, and why CBT is his intervention of choice.

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  • Where is the I in CAMHS?

    “As we enter Infant Mental Health Awareness Week, I argue that policymakers, commissioners and service providers must start thinking infant, children and young people’s mental health.”

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