Transforming Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: Promoting, Protecting and Improving Children and Young People’s Mental Health

This timely symposium will offer an invaluable opportunity for NHS staff, public health bodies, local authorities, social care professionals, educationists and third sector practitioners to analyse recent policy updates, develop strategies for prevention and early intervention, and work together to ensure that children and young people have timely access to effective mental health support.
Delegates will:
  •  Consider ways to embed an early intervention approach and discuss the role schools can play
  • Understand the effect of social media on young people’s mental health and examine ways to mitigate the negative impact
  • Explore the available funding schemes and discuss ways to reduce health inequalities through the effective utilisation of resources
  • Gain insight into the Government’s new Green Paper on Children’s Mental Health
  • Examine the progress made on the implementation of the Five Year forward View for Mental Health three years on
  • Develop strategies to deliver consistent care and smooth transition pathways into adult services
  • Understand how to engage effectively with parents and carers to identify and support children with mental health issues at an early stage
  • Examine measures taken at national and local levels to reduce wait times and tackle out of area placements
  • Review successful public campaigns tackling mental health stigma and raising awareness 

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February 28th, 2019 10:00 AM   through   4:30 PM