ACAMH masterclass: Assessment and treatment of mental health problems associated with ASD
Date: 1 April
Cost: ACAMH members £80 | Non-members £110
We’re running a practical, interactive masterclass on mental health problems associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for CAMHS professionals in and around Wales.
It features speakers Dr Ann Ozsivadjian, Principal Clinical Psychologist at St Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and Karen Pratt, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Evelina Children’s Hospital, London.
Attending this event will:
- Help you to confidently identify and assess mental health problems associated with ASD
- Equip you with a sound knowledge base from which to adapt your practice to suit individual patient needs.
Find out more and book your place here: http://buff.ly/1WqpAdz
ACAMH day conference: ASD, ADHD and Intellectual Disabilities
Date: 11 April
Cost: ACAMH members £80 | Non-members £105
Join our one day conference focussing on ASD, ADHD and intellectual disabilities, where we will cover
- An update on ADHD neuroscience:
- As applied to clinical practice
- A review of the evidence for non-pharma interventions
- ADHD and associated problems:
- Are NICE guidelines fit for current practice?
- Using and understanding medicines
- Treating comorbid states
- Autism and associated problems
- Impact of DSM changes, NICE implementation
- Effective interventions
- Treating comorbid states
- Differentiating ADHD/ASD from ID; a clinical perspective
- The importance of identifying an ID
- Understanding developmental presentations.
Our speakers include Professor Eric Taylor (King’s College London); Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke (Southampton University); Professor Ann le Couteur (Newcastle University); Dr Mark Lovell (Tees and Esk Wear Valley NHS Trust); Dr Samuele Cortese (Southampton University).
It’s a must-attend event, not simply because you can get the latest knowledge and updates in these areas from leaders in the field, but this event looks at the clinical overlap of ASD, ADHD and Intellectual Disabilities in practice.
Find out more and book here: http://bit.ly/1WrhSQb
ACAMH intro class: Introduction to Positive Behavioural Support – working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour
Date: 25 April
Cost: ACAMH members £70 | Non-members £95 |
Special offer: book two places and get £15 off
An interactive one-day introductory class on Positive Behavioural Support, providing attendees with an overview and insight into the presentation of and behavioural treatment of young people that present with challenging behaviours.
The day will cover:
- Defining Challenging Behaviour in ID
- Risk factors associated with Challenging Behaviour
- A brief insight into the policy and evidence context.
- Attitudes and Values, why these are important when supporting the individual.
- Functional Analysis Positive and Proactive Behaviour Support Planning
Delegates will walk away from the session with a framework to understand and work with common behavioural presentations within intellectual disabilities and a working understanding of ‘first level’ functional behavioural assessment.
As it’s an introductory class it’s suitable for students, trainees, newly qualified clinicians, mental health nurses, SENCos, social workers and care assistants, as well as qualified psychiatrists and psychologists.
Our speakers are Stephanie Carr (Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Positive Behaviour Support Teesside) and Stephanie Fenwick (Clinical Nurse Specialist in Challenging Behaviour, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust).
Find out more and book here: http://bit.ly/1QDenWy
ACAMH masterclass: Intellectual disabilities and complex mental health/behavioural problems, including sexual offending
Date: 6 May
Cost: ACAMH members £100 | Non-members £125
A brand new ACAMH masterclass is coming to Manchester for CAMHS professionals who deal with children and young people with intellectual disabilities and associated mental health and behavioural problems – including sexual offending.
If you’re a qualified CAMH practitioner with more than three years’ experience working in this area and would like the opportunity to hear our expert speakers Dr Eileen Vizard and Dr Oliver Sindall speak on key areas from assessment, to diagnosis, to interventions, then join this event.
We’ve specifically limited spaces to 30, as this masterclass is highly interactive – you’ll have the opportunity to submit your own case studies for discussion during the day, so limiting the numbers will maximise the opportunity to participate for each delegate.
Find out more and book here: http://buff.ly/1QDzDgi