CAMHS

  • In Conversation

    In Conversation… Sleep and Mental Health

    At our recent Sleep and Mental Health Conference, we caught up with the speakers, Dr Michael Farquhar, Dr Jenna Vyas-Lee, Dr Max Davie and Dr Sally Hobson to discuss the relationship between sleep, behaviour and mental health, as well as some insights into assessment, management and barriers to interventions.

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  • The impact of 22Q11

    Anne Lawlor, Co-Founder and Chairperson of 22Q11 Ireland joins ACAMH to discuss 22q11 deletion syndrome, its impacts on sleep and mental health, as well as how her lived experience informs her work and how it could inform the work of professionals.

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  • Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke

    ACAMH Board Member elected Fellow of the prestigious British Academy

    Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke is one of four UK psychologists among 76 distinguished scientists and scholars to be elected to the fellowship in recognition of his work on ADHD and related neurodevelopmental disorders. He is an ACAMH Board Member and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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  • Routine Outcome Measurement in CAMHS

    This article is a summary of the paper published in CAMH – Waldron, S. M., Loades, M. E., & Rogers, L. (2018). Routine Outcome Monitoring in CAMHS: How Can We Enable Implementation in Practice?

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  • Promoting participation to improve mental health outcomes in children aged 11-13 years

    This article is a summary of the paper published in CAMH – Tokolahi, E., Vandal, A. C., Kersten, P., Pearson, J., & Hocking, C. (2018). Cluster-randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention for children aged 11-13 years, designed to increase participation to prevent symptoms of mental illness.

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  • The ACAMH story, the Board…

    From its earliest inception ACAMH has attracted a diverse range of professions and individuals – all with the shared aim of improving the mental health of children and young people. Its current board reflects that more than ever with an eclectic mix of clinicians and academics who have spent their careers working to help some of the most vulnerable in our society.

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  • In Conversation

    In Conversation… Fussy Eating

    Many parents naturally worry whether their child is getting enough food if they refuse to eat sometimes. It would appear to be normal for young children to refuse to eat or even taste new foods but what is the science and evidence behind this? Are there interventions that parents can take?

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  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a common, yet typically under-recognised and challenging to treat condition. This talk gives a whistle-stop tour of what BDD is, highlighting the common issues clinicians face when assessing and treating BDD and how to overcome these. We will draw on clinical experience and the evidence-base to help increase knowledge and confidence […]

    Event type
    Twilight Meeting
    Location
    London
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  • Understanding and working with Tourette Syndrome

    In order to view this content, you need to be an ACAMH member. Membership starts from just 11p a day. We hope you consider joining and being part of the advancement of child and adolescent mental health.

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  • Persistent picky eating predicts pervasive developmental disorders in children

    Picky eating — characterized by food refusal, unwillingness to try new foods or eating a limited variety of foods — affects 14-50% preschool children and is often considered by clinicians as a normal phase of child development.

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