• Routine Outcome Measurement in CAMHS

    This article is a summary of the paper published in CAMH – Waldron, S. M., Loades, M. E., & Rogers, L. (2018). Routine Outcome Monitoring in CAMHS: How Can We Enable Implementation in Practice?

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  • Promoting participation to improve mental health outcomes in children aged 11-13 years

    This article is a summary of the paper published in CAMH – Tokolahi, E., Vandal, A. C., Kersten, P., Pearson, J., & Hocking, C. (2018). Cluster-randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention for children aged 11-13 years, designed to increase participation to prevent symptoms of mental illness.

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  • The ACAMH story, the Board…

    From its earliest inception ACAMH has attracted a diverse range of professions and individuals – all with the shared aim of improving the mental health of children and young people. Its current board reflects that more than ever with an eclectic mix of clinicians and academics who have spent their careers working to help some of the most vulnerable in our society.

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  • In Conversation

    In Conversation… Fussy Eating

    Many parents naturally worry whether their child is getting enough food if they refuse to eat sometimes. It would appear to be normal for young children to refuse to eat or even taste new foods but what is the science and evidence behind this? Are there interventions that parents can take?

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  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a common, yet typically under-recognised and challenging to treat condition. This talk gives a whistle-stop tour of what BDD is, highlighting the common issues clinicians face when assessing and treating BDD and how to overcome these. We will draw on clinical experience and the evidence-base to help increase knowledge and confidence […]

    Event type
    Twilight Meeting
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  • Understanding and working with Tourette Syndrome

    In order to view this content, you need to be an ACAMH member. Membership starts from just 11p a day. We hope you consider joining and being part of the advancement of child and adolescent mental health.

    Current members will need to be registered as a website user and log in, our guide to this simple process can be accessed here.

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  • Persistent picky eating predicts pervasive developmental disorders in children

    Picky eating — characterized by food refusal, unwillingness to try new foods or eating a limited variety of foods — affects 14-50% preschool children and is often considered by clinicians as a normal phase of child development.

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  • How does my lived experience inform my nursing practice?

    “Being a CAMHS nurse allows me to be creative and to try to incorporate the most memorable care I received into my practice.”

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  • Infants of mothers with eating disorders show neurobehavioural and cognitive defects

    Eating disorders can have serious adverse clinical, social and psychological outcomes in affected patients, but whether maternal eating disorders are associated with negative outcomes in newborns is unknown.

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  • Beat – helping those affected by eating disorder

    Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity, and is a champion, guide and friend to all affected by these serious mental illnesses.

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