Date(s) - Thu 12 Dec 2013
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
IET Teacher Building
This event is aimed at those with an interest in supporting improvement in children and young people’s mental health and reducing inequalities which impact on their mental health.
The event will combine presentations with workshops, leading to opportunities for discussion and debate.
Key note presentations will raise awareness of a variety of national developments in the field of children and young people’s mental health and showcase illustrations of innovative projects being taken forward by local area partnerships. Workshops and the market place will provide an opportunity for discussion and debate about emerging developments and issues.
Speakers will include –
The current picture of Children and Young people’s Mental Health in Scotland – Dr Jane Parkinson and Elaine Tod (NHS Health Scotland)
- The impact of Mental Health and Wellbeing within the Curriculum for Excellence – Lesley Kirkwood and Suzanne Hargreaves (Education Scotland)
- Building capacity and confidence to address Young people’s needs – Erica Stewart-Jones (NHS Health Scotland)
- Support for Young People – Pathway development – NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
- Project 99 – Youth Mental Health and Social Media – Young Scot/Snook/NHS GG&C