Day 1: 1st March 2021 | 2.30pm-6.00pm

Time Session
2.30pm

OVERVIEW
Child and adolescent mental health: what have we learnt during the Covid-19 pandemic? Looking back, Looking forward

Clare Stafford, CEO, Charlie Waller Trust; & Vice Chair, Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition (Confirmed); and Sir Norman Lamb, Chair, Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition (Invited)

3.10pm

Virtual exhibition and networking break

3.30pm

SCHOOLS
Coordinated school-based provision: How can schools take a trauma-informed approach post pandemic

Stuart Guest, Headteacher, Colebourne Primary School

4.00pm

SELF-HARM
Understanding and responding to self-harm risk in children and young people

Ian MacDonald, Mental health trainer, Schools and Families, Charlie Waller Trust

4.30pm

Virtual exhibition and networking break

4.50pm

STAFF AND PARENTAL WELLBEING
Addressing the wellbeing needs of staff, parents and carers during the pandemic

Dr Pooky Knightsmith, Director at Creative Education; & Mental Health Educator

5.20pm

RACE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Lack of cultural competency as a barrier to accessing appropriate therapeutic interventions

Ben Lindsay, CEO, Power the Fight 

6.00pm

Close of Day 1


Day 2: 2nd March 2021 | 9.30am-1.00pm

Time Sessions
9.30am

PANEL DISCUSSION
A mental health system that works for all: Coordinating children’s mental health support

Panellists TBC. The panel will be made up of thought leaders from social care, education, health and government

10.10am

Exhibition and networking break

10.30am

EARLY YEARS
Supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of under 5’s

Speaker TBC

11.00am

CARE
Mental Health from a care-experienced perspective

Judith Denton, Founder and Director, The Transformed You - Change Is Possible

11.30am

Exhibition and networking break

11.50am

SEND
Trying to make a giant dance: children’s neurodevelopment and understand how this is mirrored in their learning, behaviour and mental health

Tony France, Director, Headsight Services

12.20pm

ONLINE SAFEGUARDING
Impact of a digital childhood on mental health

Speaker TBC

1.00pm

Close of Day 2