• Gender Identity Development – An Introduction

    This all-day conference is equivalent to 5 CPD learning hours and is aimed at professionals working in mental health or pastoral roles/teams who are supporting gender diverse young people. The day will provide attendees with an overview of the presentation of gender identity issues in adolescents along with possible treatment pathways. It will also give […]

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    Day Conference
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    CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is a broad term for all services that work with children and young people who have difficulties with their emotional or behavioural wellbeing. As well as NHS CAMHS, local areas will have a range of other services available, based on local need and commissioning arrangements. These include services from local authorities, schools, charities, the private sector and community paediatrics.

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  • Do clinicians and service users share responsibility when making decisions?

    The essential elements of shared decision making and what this can look like for CAMHS.

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  • Conduct Disorder Conference

    Conduct Disorder is diagnosed in childhood and/or adolescence, it presents itself through a recurring and continuing pattern of behaviours in which the basic rights of others are abused. Often Conduct Disorder behaviours are referred to as ‘antisocial behaviours’.

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  • Conduct Disorder

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  • In Conversation

    In Conversation… Professor Stephen Scott

    Professor Stephen Scott joins ACAMH in this podcast to discuss his journey from paediatrics to child and adolescent psychiatry, the importance of evidence-based research and what he wants to see in the future for the field of child and adolescent mental health.

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  • The Bridge – Gender Issue

    Welcome to The Bridge – this month focusses on gender diversity in children and young people. 

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  • Mermaids – helping gender diverse young people

    Mermaids, is a charity that supports children and young people up to 20 years old who are gender diverse, alongside their families and professionals involved in their care.

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  • Affirmative care may elicit the best mental health outcomes in transgender youths

    In their recent review published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Jack Turban and Diane Ehrensaft highlight that high rates of anxiety, depression and suicidal intentions in children with gender concerns may be reduced by following affirmative treatment protocols.

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  • Gendered Intelligence – helping young trans people

    Guest blog from Dr Jay Stewart MBE, CEO and Co-founder of Gendered Intelligence. Gendered Intelligence specialises in supporting young trans and gender questioning people between the ages of 8 and 30.

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