Conference Programme


Association for Primary Mental Health Work and Training (CAMHS) Conference and Annual General Meeting

Thursday 3rd November and Friday 4th November 2011

De Vere Hotel, Blackpool

Theme: Early Years and Toolkits for Training


Thursday 3rd November


13.00          Arrival and Registration – Meet your Regional Representatives


14.00                    Opening Remarks by Dave Eaton, Chair of The Association for Primary Mental Health Work and Training (CAMHS)


14.15                    Keynote speaker: Roger Catchpole, Consultant and Trainer for Youngminds


15.00          Workshops


16.00          Coffee and networking


16.30                    Closing remarks for Day One – Dave Eaton Chair of The Association for Primary Mental Health Work and Training (CAMHS)


16.45          AGM


19.30         Dinner (served at 8 p.m.) and Dance

Friday 4th November


09.00           Arrival, Registration and Coffee


09.30                     Opening Remarks: Dave Eaton, Chair of The Association for Primary Mental Health Work and Training (CAMHS)


09.45                    Keynote speaker: Sir Paul Ennals, Chief Executive, NCB, Chair, Children’s Workforce Development Council


10.45          Coffee


11.15          Keynote Speaker: To be confirmed


12.00           Workshops


13.00           Lunch – Bookstall and Stands


14.00           Workshops


15.00           Networking and Coffee – don’t forget your evaluation form!


15.45           Closing Remarks, Dave Eaton, Chair of The Association for Primary Mental Health Work and Training (CAMHS)


16.00           Finish

Workshops to be confirmed


1          Jo Birbeck                         Early Years & Toolkits for Training


2          Lisa Jack                           Share PMHW/PHSE Team Experiences and training


3          Fiona Findlay                   Health & Wellbeing: Peer Education in       Primary School


4          Ariel Katz                          Attachment groups for parents & toddlers with a BME Focus


5          Sophie Gorst                     F R I E N D S


6          Jenny Burns                      How not to work with GPs


7          James Walbank                Mental Health Awareness training for hard-to-reach Young People


8          Cindy Willcocks                Bridging the gap between education & health to improve children &young people’s mental health using the PMHW model to develop Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA)


9          Kate Davies                       Consolidating training through the development of an advice folder/care pathways for Tier 1 workers (self harm, depression & eating disorders)


10      Dorothy Sebuliba              Promotion of infant & young children’s mental    health & emotional well being Sure Start project


11      Marc Van Roosmalen      Ensuring the workforce development of Early                                                         Intervention specialist staff – a training course for CAMHS specialists in Systemic Consultation practice & its implications for consultative practice


12      Sheena Kapur                   Supporting the professional development of frontline workers in schools: A Skills Focused Training Programme enhancing collaborative practice with children and families with complex needs