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Programme for the Day

The course will be the equivalent of six CPD hours.

Morning Chair: Dr Andrew Thompson (Associate Clinical Professor, WMS)

9.00am-9.30am

Coffee and Registration

9.30am-10.15am

Why focus on youth mental health?

Prof Max Birchwood (Professor of Youth Mental Health, WMS)

10.15am-11.00am

Mind the Gap: problems with transition between CAMHS and Adult services - what works and what might services look like?

Prof Swaran Singh (Deputy Head of Division of Health Sciences, WMS)

11.00am-11.20am

Coffee break

11.20am-12.30pm

New (and old) approaches to assessing and engaging young people in mental health services

Dr Paul Patterson (West Midland CLAHRC)

Prof Max Birchwood

12.30pm-1.30pm

Lunch at Scarman House

Afternoon Chair: Prof Max Birchwood

1.30pm-2.15pm

Assessment and management of mood disorders in young people

Dr Steven Marwaha (Associate Clinical Professor, WMS)

2.15pm-3.00pm

Assessment and management of emerging psychotic disorders in young people

Dr Andrew Thompson

3.00pm-3.20pm

Tea break

3.20pm-4.05pm

Assessment and management of eating disorders in young people

Dr Anthony Winston (Consultant Psychiatrist in Eating Disorders, Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust)

4.05pm-4.30pm

Panel discussion and closing comments