About this event

  • Date and time Thu 22 Apr 2021 from 10:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This fantastic webinar aimed at students, trainees and consultants will bring together specialists from both paediatrics and child and adolescent mental health services.

Covering a wide range of topics, including practical approaches to mental health crises and self-harm management of eating disorders, medically unexplained symptoms, and somatisation disorders and therapeutic approaches.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to learn across specialties about the current management of mental health conditions in children and young people

This meeting will develop an understanding of the key priorities in child and adolescent mental health, and provide information and practical advice on diagnostic and management issues, and encourage multidisciplinary discussion and learning.

Learning objectives include:

  • Diagnosis and management of common psychiatric disorders, including medically unexplained symptoms and somatoform disorder
  • Current epidemiology of child and adolescent mental health
  • Medical management of eating disorders
  • The role of the paediatrician in acute mental health crises and emergency department presentations of acute psychiatric illness
  • The role of the paediatrician the following self-harm and explore ways to make it meaningful and helpful for young people
  • The overlap between mental and physical ill-health and what can be done about it

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Emma Sunderland and Dr Catherine Sikorski

Mental health presentations to acute paediatrics

Dr Megan Fisher, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Whittington Hospital

Eating disorders in children and young people

Dr Simon Chapman, Consultant Paediatrician, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break
Panel – impact of COVID on child and adolescent mental health

Dr Max Davie, Community Paediatrician and RCPCH Officer for Health Promotion, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Dr Simon Chapman, Consultant Paediatrician, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Emily Lewis, HeadsUp Project Coordinator and Ms Katherine Saminaden, Youth Wellbeing Trainer, and Alexis Watkins, Mind in Harrow

HeadsUP: Young people with lived experience on coping strategies, building emotional resilience, and understanding how to look after their mental health

Ms Emily Lewis, HeadsUp Project Coordinator and Ms Katherine Saminaden, Youth Wellbeing Trainer, and Alexis Watkins, Mind in Harrow

Lunch
A beginners’ guide to perinatal and infant mental health

Dr Livia Martucci, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Maddalena Miele, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Panel – medically unexplained symptoms

Dr Juliet Pearce, Consultant General Paediatrician, Royal Free Hospital

Dr Ben Baig, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Evelina London Children's Hospital

Comfort break
Recognising anxiety and depression in consultations with young people

Dr Steph Lamb, GP and Founder, The Well Centre

Training in child and adolescent mental health

Dr Olatokunbo Sanwo, Paediatric Registrar, Child Mental Health Trainee, East of England Deanery

Close of meeting

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.  

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