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; and Sir Norman Lamb, Chair, Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition 

3.10pm

Networking break

3.30pm

SCHOOLS
Supporting outcomes for pupils, schools and families through trauma responsive practice

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

Networking break

4.50pm

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

Gemma Fieldsend, Mental Health Consultant and Trainer

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

Charlotte Hill, Head of Partnerships, Cornwall Council

Mark Rundle, Commissioning Manager, NHS Kernow (Maternity, Children and Young People)

Natalie Perera, CEO, Education Policy Institute

Nick Harrop, Head of External Affairs, Young Minds

Judith Denton, Founder and CEO of The Transformed You

10.10am

Networking break

10.30am

EARLY YEARS
Parent-Infant Psychotherapy during COVID-19. Supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of under 5’s

Claudia De Campos, Parent-Infant Psychotherapist and Deputy Head of Early Years, Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

11.00am

CARE
Mental Health from a care-experienced perspective

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

11.30am

Networking break

11.50am

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

Tony France, Director, Headsight Services

12.20pm

ONLINE SAFEGUARDING
Digital Technologies as a distorted Mirror of Reality: The impact of digital technologies on young people's identity, mental health and well-being

Dr Peter Buzzi, Director, Centre for Safeguarding and Digital Practice and Research and the author of upcoming book: "Born Digital and Raised Social: Digital Parenting in the Age of Moral Panic and Digital Anxiety

1.00pm

Close of Day 2