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Thursday 28th and Friday 29th March 2019 - Park Regis Hotel, 160 Broad Street, Birmingham, B15 1DT,

SEBDA National Conference 2019

Mental Health Leads & Mental Health Support Teams Developing a practical response to the 'Transforming Mental Health’ Green Paper

SEBDA in association with James Brindley School, Birmingham.

The Conference will promote dialogue between agencies and a joint understanding around how the Transforming Mental Health Green Paper is being interpreted - offering practical ways forward for all delegates.


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Attend as a full delegate or as a day delegate on either day.

Full delegate place includes accommodation on Thursday 28th, an evening meal and breakfast.

All places include lunch and refreshments

Member price: £395

Non-member price: £460

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Thursday 28th March 2019 - Park Regis Hotel, 160 Broad Street, Birmingham, B15 1DT,

National Conference 2019 - Day Delegate Place - Thursday

Mental Health Leads & Mental Health Support Teams Developing a practical response to the 'Transforming Mental Health’ Green Paper

Member price: £155

Non-member price: £210

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Friday 29th March 2019 - , Birmingham, B15 1DT,

National Conference 2019 - Day Delegate Place - Friday

Mental Health Leads & Mental Health Support Teams Developing a practical response to the 'Transforming Mental Health’ Green Paper

Member price: £155

Non-member price: £210

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Thursday 28th March 2019: Keynote speakers and ‘Question-time’

 

Dr Pooky Knightsmith

The Green Paper and our children and young people. The exciting prospects, the unique challenges and the limitations’

Pooky is an internationally respected face of child and adolescent mental health who works tirelessly to ‘be the change she wants to see’. She develops and shares practical, evidence-informed approaches to promoting mental health – arming health and education staff with the skills, information and knowledge they need to support the children in their care; whilst also working hard to drive collaboration and change at a national and international level amongst politicians and charity, business and service leads. 

 

Vicki Bardon and Andy Pyper

‘Online challenges –the changes and demands of society for our CYP’

Vicki (Teacher consultant) and Andy (Safeguarding Manager) are members of the Link2ICT Professional Services Team and 2018 winners at the annual BETT Awards. They will explore body image and current online games or trends of influence, and the severity of safeguarding issues collected by monitoring software.

 

Matthew Hopkinson (DfE)

‘Latest updates on the Green Paper and its implementation’

Matthew is the lead for Children’s and Young People’s Mental Health at the Department for Education.

 

Dr Deborah Benjamin and Dr Asha Patel

‘Supporting a multi-agency services approach to previous or current trauma and aiming to assist services to identify ACEs (adverse childhood experiences) and enable individuals to overcome their trauma’

Deborah is a Senior Educational Psychologist and member of West Midlands ACEs Steering Group, developed by the Birmingham ‘Health and Well-being Board’.

Dr Asha Patel is a clinical psychologist and CEO of a social enterprise. Asha’s inspirational National work with schools and communities is on issues pertaining to ACEs in schools.

 

Tony Clifford

‘Attachment & Trauma Aware approaches in education’

Tony is a member of the Board of Trustees for ‘ARC’, the Attachment Research Community, and a ‘Virtual Schools’ Headteacher for children in care. The ARC promotes mental health and well-being through Attachment & Trauma Aware approaches in education.

 

Janice Cahill

‘Trailblazing the Green Paper’

For 22 years Janice has been headteacher of the Pendlebury Centre PRU. A fifth consecutive Ofsted ‘outstanding’ in all areas, recognises the PRU as a centre of excellence, supporting Mental Health needs, education and having a strong partnership with their mainstream secondary schools and the Stockport council. Janice has contributed to the update of The Mental Health and Behaviour guidance for the Department of Education and the Green Paper and sits on the Greater Manchester Mental Health in Education advisory group. Janice is a National Leader of Education and is currently supporting AP’s and local authorities across the North West.

 

Anna Robinson and Erin Docherty   

‘Strategic partners working together to shape the future of mental health provision: Their role in the early intervention, prevention and management of mental and emotional health’

Anna is a Newstart Programme Lead with BEP (Birmingham Education Partnership). BEP is working with the NHS, Public Health, Local Authority, Forward Thinking Birmingham (CAMHS 0-25), the Voluntary Sector and other strategic partners to shape the future of mental health provision for schools in Birmingham - and their important role in the early intervention, prevention and management of mental and emotional health.

Erin is Clinical NHS Lead Nurse in Birmingham, with a service delivering community mental health treatment to 0-25 year olds across Birmingham. She has a special interest in early interventions, specifically through primary care – and is passionate about transforming lives through quality evidence based treatment.

 

Thursday closes with a ‘Question Time’ Panel



 

Friday 29th March 2019: Opening presentation and workshops


Opening presentation:

Deputy Lieutenant Fleur Sexton representing Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Midlands, representing The Queen. DL Fleur Sexton coordinates the education sub-group to promote the work of the Lieutenancy in the region. Passionate about mental health and transforming lives, she is dedicated to breaking barriers and improving life-chances.

Delegates may attend 3 workshops, which include:

  • The Go-to folder: The keyworker role, a relational approach & the benefits
  • ‘I want to kill myself’: managing self-harm within school, and how we separate this from suicidal intent
  • Using board games and card games: for reward, therapeutic attachment and resilience building
  • What to do when a child sits under a table: attachment theory and practical strategies
  • We’re all in recovery:  Reflective practices and NVR approach (non-violent resistance), a person-centred  approach
  • Social care activities and the Green Paper
  • Practical Speech and Language activities to aid communication
  • ‘Theraplay’: its theory and practical uses
  • Autism and anxiety: a practical approach to interventions
  • A day-in the life of a centre lead

*With practical resources to take-away*

Please be aware, keynote speakers and workshops are subject to change. 

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