Community notice Category: Notice
We hve been asked to notify you of free delegate places, available on a first come first serve basis, at Saving Young Lives: Preventing Suicide in Young People & Children, which is taking place on Monday 20th January 2020 in London. Please quote HCUK00syl when booking.
By attending this one day conference chaired by Dr Girish Yaidya, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Associate Medical Director Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, you will hear from expert speakers on how your service can reduce preventable suicides and save young lives. Through national updates, case studies from multi-agency settings and lived experience insight, this conference will update you on the progress already being made and what needs to change to improve resilience, wellbeing, mental health support and effectively prevent suicide in children and young people.
Speaker Professor Prathiba Chitsabesan, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust; Associate National Clinical Director for Children & Young Peoples’s Mental Health and Chair of CRG, NHS England and Improvement; and Honorary Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University, will discuss transforming mental health services for children & young adults to save young lives, and will look at the NHS England Transformation Programme for Children and Young People.
“In 2018, there were 6,507 suicides registered in the UK, an age-standardised rate of 11.2 deaths per 100,000 population; the latest rate is significantly higher than that in 2017 and represents the first increase since 2013.” Office of National Statistics September 2019
To book your free place* quote hcuk00syl and book online
This conference will enable you to:
• Network with colleagues who are working to improve services, practice and treatment to reduce preventable suicides and save young lives.
• Discuss the national data and evidence base currently on young suicides, and use this to direct service improvement
• Reflect on the lived experience
• Implement the Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention Competence Framework for Children & Young People
• Understand how you can work to increasing young people’s resilience & self-compassion
• Improving information sharing to prevent suicide in young people & children
• Deliver effective multi- agency working to support “high risk” young people
• Reflect on how we can reduce Suicide for children and young people with neurodevelopmental disorders
• Identify key strategies for improving access to services for high risk groups such as university students and LBGT young people
• Developing your skills in supporting children and young people in crisis
• Understand how we can better support bereaved relatives and families
• Understand how the national ambition for zero suicide applies to CAMHS
• Self assess and reflect on your own practice
• Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence