Children and young people’s mental health – webinars
Learning Together: London’s Mental Health in Schools Event
Healthy London Partnership’s CYP) mental health team hosted a ‘Learning Together: Mental Health in Schools’ celebration event on 24 March 2022.
This event was an opportunity to celebrate, share knowledge and experiences, and reflect on all the amazing work going on to support young people, their families and staff with their mental health and well-being in schools in London. It also explored next steps and innovative ways to support young people with their mental health in education settings in the future.
Find the recording of the event as well as speaker presentations and their biographies on the event webpage.
Advancing CYP MH Equalities
As part of Black History Month 2021, the CYP MH programme at Healthy London Partnership hosted a shared learning webinar on Advancing CYP MH Equalities on Tuesday 19 October. The webinar was well-attended by over 180 delegates from a wide range of organisations across London. We are proud to share amazing examples of initiatives and programmes which aim to address avoidable health inequalities for young people in London. Speakers inspired system leaders and mental health professionals on what services and systems could be doing going forwards to improve and support the mental health and wellbeing of the young people who face avoidable health inequalities in access, experience and outcomes. The presentations and recordings from the webinars can be accessed below.
- Equalities through engagement and what we know from the strategic health needs assessments by Dale Greenwood – Programme Lead, Mental Health in Schools, East London NHS Foundation Trust
- Lambeth Young Black Men’s Mental Health & Wellbeing: A Co-production Project by Natalie Creary – Delivery Director, BLACK THRIVE
- Addressing CYP Mental Health inequalities: Delivering accessible and culturally responsive services at MIND (Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing & Hounslow) by Nana Owusu – Head of Children & Young People’s Services and Mental Health Support Team Clinical Lead and Daphine Kajobe – Schools Mental Health Practitioner from Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow Mind (HFEH Mind)
See the webinar recording here.
On 15 July 2021, HLP ran a Shared Learning webinar on Disordered Eating which was attended by 120 delegates from a range of agencies. The event explored the distinction between disordered eating and eating disorders and shared examples from across London on how joint working across physical and mental health is addressing the needs of this group of young people. The event concluded with a discussion session exploring the challenges with supporting young people with disordered eating and opportunities for greater working between physical and mental health. Speakers presented on:
- Working with disordered eating presentations to the acute hospital presented by Dr Joel Khor, Consultant C&A Psychiatrist and Dr Luci Etheridge, Consultant Paediatrician SWL St George’s CYP eating disorders service & St George’s Hospital CWDT
- Children’s Hospital @ Home: Tower Hamlets presented by Zoe Tribble Senior Nurse, Integrated Paediatrics, Royal London Children’s Hospital
- Disordered Eating – Acute Dietetic Experience presented by Sophie Aubrey Lead Paediatric Dietitian, Barts Health NHS Trust
The Healthy London Partnership hosted a webinar on Suicide Prevention which took place on 12 May 2021. It was attended by over 100 delegates from a wide range of agencies. It was held to share positive practice amongst colleagues and look at offers available for children and young people in relation to suicide prevention.
Speakers presented on:
- PAPYRUS and HOPELINEUK: Learning from and adapting to the Impact of Covid on CYP by Priya Nagda-Swainson, Community Development Officer for London, PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide
- Thrive LDN Suicide Prevention by Jonjo Hurley, Suicide Prevention Lead, Thrive London
- Benefits of ‘Real Time Learning’ CYP Lancashire & South Cumbria Mental Health & Schools Critical Incident Learning by Neil Smith, Senior Advisor NWL Clinical Network & Russel Clarke, Deputy Head Teacher Haslingdon High School
- South East Suicide Prevention & Postvention ‘Listening with care to the voices of children our system hadn’t previously heard’ Andrea King, Assistant Director of Programmes, CYPMH NHSE South East Region