Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are defined as situations that lead to an elevated risk of children and young people experiencing damaging impacts on their health and other social outcomes across the life course.
ACEs – Adverse Childhood Experiences
Mental Health Intervention for Children with Epilepsy – recording
We were delighted to welcome Professor Roz Shafran (pic) and Dr. Sophie Bennett to present up to date outcome data of the ‘M.I.C.E—Mental Health Intervention for Children with Epilepsy’ study.Read more
Psychosis; Schizophrenia, Hearing Voices, and the Language of ‘Madness’ – recording
Delegates only currently have access to this. This webinar brings together current research, looks at understanding of the concept of psychosis, assessing and managing it, along with exploring the appropriateness of using diagnostic labels and the impact of language in mental healthcare.Read more
Interrelationships between parental mental health, intimate partner violence and child mental health – implications for practice
This free webinar is open to all, and is organised by ACAMH’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Special Interest Group Monthly seminars. This webinar ‘Interrelationships between parental mental health, intimate partner violence and child mental health – implications for practice’ will be led by Prof. Gene Feder, Dr Shabeer Syed, and Dr Claire Powellon behalf of the NIHR Children and Families Policy Research Unit.
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- FREE live stream
- FREE live stream
What can we learn from hunter-gatherers about children’s mental health?
In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Nikhil Chaudhary and Dr. Annie Swanepoel discuss their co-authored JCPP paper ‘Editorial Perspective: What can we learn from hunter-gatherers about children’s mental health? An evolutionary perspective’.Read more
Stress, adversity, COVID; caring for children with an intellectual disability (recording)
This free webinar was organised by ACAMH’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Special Interest Group Monthly seminars. In this session we welcomed Dr. Jeanne Wolstencroft, Research Fellow at the Great Ormond Street UCL Population, Policy and Practice Dept., presenting findings from The IMAGINE—ID consortium.Read more
Clinical Review: Sleep disturbance as transdiagnostic mediator between adverse childhood experiences and psychopathology in children and adolescents: A structural equation modeling meta-analysis
Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ‘The present study used a novel two-stage meta-analytic structural equation model to investigate whether ACEs predict psychopathology through sleep disturbance’. Jianlin Liu et al.Read more
The PRIMERA Project – Parental Mental Health and Family-Focused Interventions
In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, Professor Sinéad McGilloway and Christine Mulligan provide valuable insight into the PRIMERA programme, which investigated how best to support young families experiencing parental mental illness.
The PRIMERA project team won ACAMH’s prestigious Lionel Hersov Memorial Award in 2022.Read more
Tackling Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) State of the Art and Options for Action – Jack Tizard Memorial Conference
We have taken the title of the 2023 Jack Tizard Memorial Conference from a current WHO review by Professor Mark Bellis and colleagues from the Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Wellbeing. The idea of taking stock, and reviewing our thinking about Adversity, Trauma and the mental health and well-being of children and young people is a timely theme.
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- National Conference
- LIVE STREAM
Trauma and Looked After Children – recording
The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, in collaboration with Child and Family Training (C&FT) and Improved Futures (IF) present a series of Briefing Seminars on ‘Dealing with distress, restoring well-being, and promoting resilience of Looked After Children and young people who have suffered extensive trauma’. Our goal is to help Looked After Services, Social Workers, […]Read more
Hunter-gatherer childhoods may offer clues to improving education and wellbeing in developed countries, Cambridge study argues
Hunter-gatherers can help us understand the conditions that children may be psychologically adapted to because we lived as hunter-gatherers for 95% of our evolutionary history. And paying greater attention to hunter-gatherer childhoods may help economically developed countries improve education and wellbeing. JCPP Editorial from Dr Nikhil Chaudhary, and Dr Annie Swanepoel.Read more