Children and Young People’s Mental Health Summit explores best practice during pandemic

Fiona Simpson
Monday, January 18, 2021

Leading mental health professionals will chair in-depth discussions and workshops on delivering high quality children’s mental health support during the pandemic at the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Summit, which is taking place online.

The summit will explore the mental health impact of young people during the pandemic. Picture: Adobe Stock
The summit will explore the mental health impact of young people during the pandemic. Picture: Adobe Stock

The pandemic has brought uncertainty and disruption to all aspects of children's lives, with its impact on child and adolescent mental health a critical national concern.

The conference will provide essential learning for the entire children’s workforce striving to provide mental health support across the system during the health crisis and beyond.

CYP Now’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health Summit 2021 will take place online on the afternoon of Monday 1 March and the morning of Tuesday 2 March 2021.

Live sessions include Child and adolescent mental health: what have we learnt during the Covid-19 pandemic? Looking back, Looking forward led by Clare Stafford, chief executive of the Charlie Waller Trust and vice chair of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition and Addressing the wellbeing needs of staff, parents and carers during the pandemic led by Dr Pooky Knightsmith, director at Creative Education and mental health educator.

In addition to 10 live sessions, attendees will also have access to virtual exhibitors to further enhance knowledge and live engagement.

For more details, a full programme for the conference and to register visit: www.mental-health-conference.com/home

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