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November

UK Dementia Congress 2017

Date: 7-8 November 2017

Venue: Doncaster Racecourse, The Grandstand, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB

Organiser: Journal of Dementia Care

Over the last 12 years the UK Dementia Congress, organised by the Journal of Dementia Care, has built a reputation as the single annual dementia event which cannot be missed, bringing as it does the latest ideas and innovations as well as providing a unique forum for professionals, experts and people living with dementia to network, learn and share within an exciting and positive environment.

It offers a stimulating mix of plenary sessions, parallel sessions, workshops, symposia and posters, early bird and special interest sessions, an open debate and superb networking opportunities including two drinks receptions open to all.

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Contact: Fiona Gibb, events@hawkerpublications.com


The Psychiatry of Huntington's Disease

Date: 10 November 2017

Venue: Park Inn, Cardiff City Centre

Organiser: Wales Gene Park

The objectives of this meeting are to give mental health professionals and psychiatrists confidence in recognising and managing the commoner symptoms encountered in Huntington's Disease (HD), and to know when to refer on for a further opinion. Subjects covered will include recognising when someone may have HD when they present with psychiatric symptoms only, what is treatable, and what is not and also look at current and novel approaches to the treatment of psychiatric symptoms in HD.

This meeting is aimed at Psychiatrists, GPs, Mental Health Professionals and those involved in managing patients with HD.

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Contact: walesgenepark@cardiff.ac.uk


Social media: Challenges and benefits for mental health and wellbeing

Date: 14 November 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Psychiatry Section

CPD: 6 credits

This one day event will engage key stakeholders in learning and discussion of the principal aspects of the maturing social media industry, from its impact on mental wellbeing through to new ways of working via virtual platforms. It aims to address both the opportunities and challenges of existing and emerging forms of social media, for young people and adults.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk


Psychiatry in dialogue with society distinguished lecture: Child maltreatment, brain imaging and mental illness

Date: 14 November 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Psychiatry Section

This free to attend evening lecture will be given by Professor Martin Teicher, Director, Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program, McLean Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Professor Teicher has conducted key research and authored ground-breaking reviews of evidence on relation between child maltreatment, brain imaging and mental illness. He will share his knowledge on this subject in a way that is understandable to the public as well as professionals in a way that will educate and stimulate.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk


Challenging behaviours: The positive role of medication in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities

Date: 20 November 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Intellectual Disability Section

CPD: 6 credits (applied for)

Dr Natalie Novick Brown, Associate Professor in Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle is the keynote speaker for this day event which will provide an update on the use of medication in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. It will form a platform for discussing the complexities and ethics of medication management with challenging behaviours, but also acknowledge the true positive effect of well-chosen medicines.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, intellectualdisability@rsm.ac.uk


December

Emotional Abuse and Maltreatment in Children and Young People: A Multiagency Approach

Date: 13 December 2017

Venue: RCPH, 5-11 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SH

Organiser: Royal College Paediatrics and Child Health

This FREE multi-agency course will help you learn strategies for tackling difficult cases of emotional abuse, with the opportunity to discuss real life cases with experts. Following the course you will be better equipped to manage cases of emotional abuse and maltreatment, with a clearer understanding of the roles played by different agencies.

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Contact: events@rcpch.ac.uk


2018

January

Global mental health: Children in crisis

Date: 9 January 2018

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Intellectual Disability Section

CPD: 6 credits (applied for)

This day event with international speakers will discuss the global public health challenge of mental health of young people.  It will cover the research, policy and practice and the programmes for children in war and disaster areas and refugee children and the challenges of running programmes in developing countries/LAMIC.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk


Paediatric Mental Health Association Annual Winter Meeting

Date: 25–26 January 2018

Venue: Highgate House, NN6 8NN

Organiser: Paediatric Mental Health Association

Contact: Karen Saunders

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National Student Psychiatry Conference

Date: 27-28 January 2018

Venue: Brighton and Sussex Medical School, BN1 9PX

Organiser: Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Contact: Grace Crowley

Brighton and Sussex Medical School are proud to host the 2018 National Student Psychiatry Conference! Come along for a two-day conference filled with fascinating lectures from engaging speakers, unique workshops, social events & much more!

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April

British Geriatrics Society Spring Meeting 2018

Date: 11-13 April 2018

Venue: NCC, Nottingham

Organiser: British Geriatrics Society

The BGS Spring meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. Our ageing population is stimulating extensive NHS service redesign to deal with the challenge of caring for larger numbers of older people both in and out of hospitals. This conference will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

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World Psychiatric Association International Congress

Date: 18 - 22 Nov 2016

Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

The theme of the Congress will be Psychiatry: Integrative Care for the Community” and will explore the integration of the four the dimensions of psychiatric care in psychiatry’s scope of practice, as well as psychiatry’s social contract with the communities it serves.