Mental health: Events

This section of the website contains information about a range of events, including conferences, workshops, and training courses relating specifically to mental health and psychological well-being.

You can also view the calendar for a month by month view of whats on relating to all aspects of children, young people's and maternal health.


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  • Website The Mental Health Act 1983 in practice - where do we stand?

    Join our evening lecture on the practical aspects of the Mental Health Act, where you can hear from two national experts in the field of mental health act legislation and practice.

    Coverage: Tuesday, 12th January 2016 to Tuesday, 12th January 2016

  • Website Good grief training

    The Good Grief Training programme provides in-depth, specialist knowledge and practical guidance to help professionals understand the emotional and physical responses a child might experience in grief, and gives particip ...

    Coverage: Monday, 18th January 2016 to Monday, 18th January 2016

  • Website Adolescent mental health research messages workshop (Bristol)

    This workshop focuses on practice with adolescents with multiple problems across many domains of life who may be classified as 'hard to reach' by conventional clinic-based services. The workshop explores the impacts of t ...

    Coverage: Tuesday, 26th January 2016 to Tuesday, 26th January 2016

  • Website IAPT national networking forum

    The forum provides a space for IAPT service managers, clinical psychologists, high intensity therapists and PWPs as well as mental health commissioners to learn from case study presentations, group discussions and a choi ...

    Coverage: Tuesday, 26th January 2016 to Tuesday, 26th January 2016

  • Website CAMHS national networking forum

    This event offers CAMHS professionals including child and adolescent psychiatrists and clinical psychologists, therapists, nurses, service managers and commissioners the opportunity to come together, share ideas, hear ab ...

    Coverage: Wednesday, 27th January 2016 to Wednesday, 27th January 2016

  • Website Improving mental health services for young adults supporting the transition to adulthood

    This conference will focus on improving mental health services for young adults, and supporting the transition from child and adolescent mental health services to adult services.

    Coverage: Thursday, 28th January 2016 to Thursday, 28th January 2016

  • Website Children and young people - loss, death and grief

    The aim of this course is to provide a depth of understanding of the needs of bereaved children and young people and the skills and resources required to provide appropriate care.

    Coverage: Friday, 29th January 2016 to Friday, 29th January 2016

  • Website Improving children and young people’s health outcomes: funding, integration and policy priorities

    This seminar will be opportunity to assess priorities for children’s health and wellbeing. Delegates will consider next steps for improving service delivery for children and young people, and the role of NHS England, cli ...

    Coverage: Tuesday, 2nd February 2016 to Tuesday, 2nd February 2016

  • Website Reforming adoption and fostering services: improving outcomes for all children and young people

    The symposium offers an opportunity for local authorities, social services, adoption and fostering agencies, legal professionals and other key stakeholders to examine recent changes to the adoption and fostering system, ...

    Coverage: Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 to Wednesday, 3rd February 2016

  • Website Priorities for mental health services: improving access, developing effective treatments, and new models of care

    This seminar will provide an opportunity to assess future priorities for mental health services. Attendees will discuss the priorities outlined in the recently announced 5 year mental health strategy 'Achieving Better Ac ...

    Coverage: Wednesday, 10th February 2016 to Wednesday, 10th February 2016

  • Website Next steps for mental health services

    This seminar will provide an opportunity to assess future priorities for mental health services in the context of a new Parliament.

    Coverage: Wednesday, 10th February 2016 to Wednesday, 10th February 2016

  • Website Suicide - the impact on families (Birmingham)

    The aim of this event is to develop a greater understanding of the effects of bereavement by suicide on families and children.

    Coverage: Wednesday, 10th February 2016 to Wednesday, 10th February 2016

  • Website Child and adolescent mental health and well-being: working in partnership to transform service delivery

    This symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss the findings, recommendations and aspirations of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce, and to explore how to strengthen cross- ...

    Coverage: Wednesday, 17th February 2016 to Wednesday, 17th February 2016

  • Website Adolescent mental health research messages workshop (Leeds)

    This workshop focuses on practice with adolescents with multiple problems across many domains of life who may be classified as 'hard to reach' by conventional clinic-based services. The workshop explores the impacts of t ...

    Coverage: Wednesday, 24th February 2016 to Wednesday, 24th February 2016

  • Website Supporting forces' children and families in loss and bereavement

    The aim of this event is to provide an overview of the range of loss experiences Forces' families face with particular focus on bereavement.

    Coverage: Tuesday, 1st March 2016 to Tuesday, 1st March 2016

  • Website Suicide - the impact on families (Glasgow)

    The aim of this event is to develop a greater understanding of the effects of bereavement by suicide on families and children.

    Coverage: Tuesday, 8th March 2016 to Tuesday, 8th March 2016

  • Website Joining up physical and mental health care: time to deliver for patients and service users

    With the aim of bringing together physical and mental health professionals, commissioners and policy-makers, this conference will provide understanding and insight into the benefits of integrating physical and mental hea ...

    Coverage: Tuesday, 8th March 2016 to Tuesday, 8th March 2016

  • Website Mental health and young people: a coordinated approach to eating disorders

    This symposium provides an invaluable opportunity for local authorities, eating disorder services, CAMHS, charities, schools and colleges, and other local stakeholders to discuss the current provision for children and yo ...

    Coverage: Thursday, 10th March 2016 to Thursday, 10th March 2016

  • Website IAPT for long term conditions national networking forum

    This interactive day gives IAPT service managers, clinical psychologists, high intensity and CBT therapists and PWPs the opportunity to find out how to overcome the challenges of setting up and maintaining an IAPT LTC se ...

    Coverage: Tuesday, 15th March 2016 to Tuesday, 15th March 2016

  • Website Counselling psychologists national networking forum

    This interactive, discussion-focussed event gives you the opportunity to meet and network with other Counselling Psychologists.

    Coverage: Wednesday, 16th March 2016 to Wednesday, 16th March 2016

  • Website The 4th eating disorders international conference

    Beat is hosting the fourth biennial Eating Disorders International Conference. The conference is for all medical and healthcare professionals who are interested in the assessment and treatment of those affected by eating ...

    Coverage: Thursday, 17th March 2016 to Saturday, 19th March 2016

  • Website Controversies in ADHD - Emanuel Miller lecture and national conference

    Issues considered at this event will include whether ADHD is a genetic disorder or brain disorder, if stimulants are over or under prescribed, if parenting interventions work and what educational strategies are helpful.

    Coverage: Friday, 18th March 2016 to Friday, 18th March 2016

  • Website Suicide - the impact on families (Sheffield)

    The aim of this event is to develop a greater understanding of the effects of bereavement by suicide on families and children.

    Coverage: Friday, 15th April 2016 to Friday, 15th April 2016

  • Website Teenagers and bereavement (Buckinghamshire)

    The aim of this course is to explore the experience of bereaved teenagers and identify ways to provide appropriate support.

    Coverage: Wednesday, 27th April 2016 to Wednesday, 27th April 2016

  • Website Teenagers and bereavement (Cheshire)

    The aim of this course is to explore the experience of bereaved teenagers and identify ways to provide appropriate support.

    Coverage: Thursday, 12th May 2016 to Thursday, 12th May 2016

  • Website Suicide - the impact on families (Buckinghamshire)

    The aim of this event is to develop a greater understanding of the effects of bereavement by suicide on families and children.

    Coverage: Wednesday, 25th May 2016 to Wednesday, 25th May 2016

  • Website Working with bereaved children and young people in fractured families

    This is an interactive workshop which aims to offer practical guidance to professionals working with children and young people who experience bereavement within the context of separated or fractured family systems.

    Coverage: Friday, 24th June 2016 to Friday, 24th June 2016


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