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Children and Young People's Mental Health: Promoting Integration and Early Intervention

  Thursday, 08 Dec 2016 | Events/Workshops

This event will bring together professionals from across the public sector to learn how to overcome the barriers that are preventing children and young people receiving the excellent mental health care they need.

Date: 8 Devember, 8:30 - 16:30
Venue: Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3NJ
CostCharity Sector Rate £160 + VAT, Public Sector Rate £230 + VAT, Private Sector Rate £495 + VAT
Booking: Registration form
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Speakers Include:

  • Professor Paul French, Joint Chief Investigator, PRODIGY Study, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (invited)
  • Lily Makurah, Deputy National Lead Mental Health & Wellbeing, Public Health England (confirmed)
    “Promoting Good Mental Wellbeing and Resilience”
  • Matthew Boazman, Chief Officer for Strategy, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (confirmed)
  • Ruth Kossoff, Head of Community CAMHS, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (invited)
  • “Preventing Mental Health Problems from Arising”
  • Leon Feinstein, Director of Evidence, Early Intervention Foundation (invited)
  • “Early Identification of Need”
  • Councillor John Merry, executive lead member for children’s services, learning and skills, Salford City Council (invited)
  • “Promoting Resilience and Prevention of Mental Health Problems in Schools”
  • Chris Naylor, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund (invited)
  • Lord Peter Smith, Chair of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (invited)
  • “Tackling Complex Social Care Needs”