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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness


Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual  Residential Conference

19 - 21 September 2012

Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

Thank you for attending the Faculty of  Child and Adolescent Annual Conference 2012.  Please find below all of the available speaker presentations from the event.  If any more are made available, they will be uploaded here.

These slides have been made available with kind permission of the speakers, and are intended for use only by the delegates that attended the conference.

Please note these presentations are the intellectual property of the speaker and any unauthorised broadcasting/copying of any presentation is strictly prohibited.

Final Programme

Wednesday 19 September

11:00 - 13:00

Parallel Sessions

Neurology for Child Psychiatrists - Dr Alasdair Parker

Publish or perish – Getting yourself into print - Dr Sabina Dosani and Dr Tamsin Ford

The Treatment of Depression in Children and Adolescents: a focus on psychopharmacology - Dr Gordana Milavic and Dr Paramala Santosh


14:00 - 15:30

Parallel Symposia

Symposium 1 - Callous unemotional traits: the current evidence base

Conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits:  Genetic and brain imaging findings - Professor Essi Viding


Developmental pathways to callous unemotional traits - Professor Jonathan Hill - unavailable as awaiting formal publication


Do Adolescent Callous-Unemotional Traits and Conduct Disorder Necessarily Overlap? The Case of Adoptees Exposed to Severe Early Deprivation - Dr Robert Kumsta


Symposium 2 - Outcomes

Overview of principles of best practice for child mental health outcome measurement - Dr Miranda Wolpert


Outcome measures for children’s IAPT - Dr Margaret Murphy


The key features of Payment by Results in CAMHS: work to date and moving forward - Dr Ann York


Predictors of outcome in a general purpose adolescent inpatient unit: a 5 year consecutive case series - Dr Laurie Van Niekerk and Dr Andy Cotgrove


16:00 - 17:45


Parallel Sessions

Lucky Dip Presentations 1

1. Vagal withdrawal and temperament: Associations in the first year of life - Dr Kishan Sharma

2. Measuring irritability in children and young people - Dr Sumudu Ferdinando


3. Autism and other psychiatric co-morbidity in Neurofibromatosis Type 1: evidence from a population based study - Dr Shruti Garg


4. Strengths and Difficulties Added Value Scores: further evaluation of effectiveness in child mental health interventions - Dr Sebastian Rotheray


5. The feasibility of identifying, treating and improving outcomes in 'Hard-To-Reach’ young people with multiple complex mental disorders - Dr Nigel Camilleri


6. An international survey of paediatric liaison services - Dr Peter Hindley and Dr Fermeda Mahomed


7. Parent training interventions for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children aged 5 to 18 years - Dr Morris Zwi


Lucky Dip Presentations 2

8. Anxiety and depression predicted by medically unexplained somatic symptoms in Pakistani children: a case-control study - Dr Nazish Imran - unavailable as awaiting formal publication


9. Primary school teachers' perceptions about children with ADHD and their pharmacological treatment - Dr Maria Moldavsky


10. Process of Consultation in Adolescent Psychiatry: a Qualitative Study in a randomised control trial, describing engagement, parental contributions and ‘HOMEPAGE’: a new model of consultation - Dr Gregory Chick


11. Deprivation and Self Harm in Adolescence: a 4 year study of a North London Hospital - Dr Johnny Downs and Dr Batsheva Habel


12. A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review of Randomised-Controlled Trials and other trials of all family-based psychological therapeutic interventions for OCD in children and adolescents under the age of 18 - Dr Ruairidh McKay


13. Providing a mental health and psychological support for children and young people with cancer - Dr Robert Holloway and Dr Karmen Hollis


Thursday 20 September

08:30 - 10:00

Parallel Symposia

Symposium 3 - ADHD

Comorbidity in ADHD - Professor Eric Taylor

What do we know about non-pharmacological interventions for ADHD  - Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke - unavailable as awaiting formal publication

What's new in pharmacological treatment of ADHD - Dr Paramala Santosh


Symposium 4 - Somatisation

Somatisation in childhood - Professor Elena Garralda  - Unavailable


Anxiety related, misconstrued, exaggerated, fabricated or induced illness?- Dr Danya Glaser


A cognitive behavioural model and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome in adolescents - Professor Trudie Chalder


10:30 - 11:30

Michael Rutter Lecture: Child psychiatric epidemiology: using large-scale longitudinal cohorts to unravel etiological mechanisms - Professor Frank Verhulst

Slides 1-35

Slides 36-70


11:30 - 13:00

Parallel Symposia

Symposium 5 - It's over before you know it - the very early origins of psychiatric disorder

The effects of maternal prenatal anxiety, depression and stress on the psychological development of the child, and possible underlying mechanisms - Professor Vivette Glover

The role of prenatal stress and early maternal behaviours in infant negative emotionality and biological reactivity to social stress - findings from the 'Wirral Child Health and Development Study’ - Dr Helen Sharp

Early Prediction of Aggression and Oppositional Defiant Disorder - Professor Dale Hay


Symposium 6 - Advances in understanding the contexts and consequences of substance misuse in adolescence

Dr Fiona Measham

Dr Martin Frisher

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes


14:30 - 15:45

Parallel Workshops

1. The use of measure of outcome and experience to improve child and adolescent services: a practical guide - Dr Tamsin Ford, Dr Andy Fugard and Dr Duncan Law

2. Teaching Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to Improve Quality of Life in Children  with Chronic Pain Illness - Professor Eva Szigethy


3. Assessment of substance misuse in adolescence and its relationship to intervention: getting it right - Dr Roger Bloor & Professor Illana Crome


4. YoungMinds Very Important Kids (VIK) Project - Dr Yvonne Collins


5. The Developing Child and Adolescent Psychiatry curriculum - Major revision for 2013 - Dr Brian Jacobs


6. Maximising therapeutic engagement: how can we demystify the consultation process for service users  - Dr Gregory Chick


16:15 - 17:45

Parallel Workshops

7. The brain and nutrition: why we should be interested? - Dr Marinus Hoogkamer - Workshop handouts & additional thoughts

8. Young, pregnant and complicated! A workshop to explore barriers and building blocks for CAMHS teams working with young parents - Dr Deborah Judge

9. Written Expert Evidence (Court Report) Skills for Child and Adolescent psychiatrists - Dr Oliver White & Dr Mayura Deshpande

10. Riding the third wave: Mindfulness-Based Approaches for CAMHS  - Dr Bill Young - on request only to

11. The application of a domains-based analysis to family processes: implications for assessment and therapy - Professor Jonathan Hill - unavailable as awaiting formal publication

12. Supporting psychiatrists in a changing NHS - Dr Liz Fellow-Smith and Dr Kathy Leighton

13. The role of tier 4 children's inpatient services in the provision of a comprehensive CAMHS - Dr Steve Earnshaw, Dr Marinos Kyriakopoulos, Dr Gillian Rose and Dr Jon Goldin


Friday 21 September

08:30 - 10:00

Parallel Symposia

Symposium 7 - Early Intervention

The impact of contact with CAMHS on duration of untreated psychosis - Professor Max Marshall

Excellent services for young people with psychosis – who, why and how? - Professor Peter Jones

Ten years of early intervention psychosis services: what have we learned about the management of first episode psychosis? - Professor Max Birchwood


Symposium 8 - Children as Victims

Former Child Soldiers: Psychological Consequences and Rehabilitation - Professor Uttom Chowdhury

Children and Young People: Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation - Professor Margaret Melrose

Reluctant Gangsters - Dr Suzella Palmer

Impact of Domestic Violence on Children - Professor Samuel Stein


11:30 - 12:45

Hot news in child psychiatry

What GPs want from CAMHS Dr Caroline Lea-Cox

Specialist CAMHS Commissioning – Dr Margaret Murphy

Update on IAPTS – Dr Raphael Kelvin

Payment by Results – Dr Miranda Wolpert


14:00 - 15:30

Parallel Sessions

Is it Epilepsy? - Dr Frank Besag

Is CAPA all that LEAN has to offer CAMHS? - Dr Ian Dufton

Slides 1 - 35

Slides 36-70

Slides 71 - 106

Slides 107 - 142

Reflective practice in training and CPD for child and adolescent psychiatrists - Dr Latha Hackett and Dr Mark Evans


Poster Presentation Abstracts