Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference 2021
Welcome to the conference!
Conference booklet: Includes final programme, session abstracts, speaker biographies and poster abstracts, available to download
Accreditation: This conference is eligible for up to 6 CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval.
Social Media: To tweet about the event please use @RcpsychCAP #capsych2021
Certificates: Certificates of attendance will be emailed after the conference.
- Complete our online feedback survey for Thursday 23 September
- Complete our online feedback survey for Friday 24 September
All comments received remain confidential and will help to improve future meetings.
How to watch on demand: Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the recorded conference sessions. Sessions are available to watch until 24 November 2021.
The Impact Of Routines And Parental Anxiety On Emotional And Behavioural Difficulties In Children During COVID-19
Dr Vera Lees and Dr Rosie Hay
Associations between early childhood irritability and adolescent depressive symptoms and self-harm in a nationally representative UK birth cohort
Dr Ramya Srinivasan
Better in Lockdown: A descriptive analysis of young people with self-reported improvements to their mental wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdown
Dr Emma Soneson
Age and Gender Effects on Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, and their interplay with Psychological Distress
Dr Sahaj Kaur
Taming the Dragon- Welsh experience of using remote consultations during COVID 19
Professor Alka Ahuja, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, and National Clinical Lead, Welsh Government Technology Enabled Care Programme
Mental Health Act changes in England and Wales
Dr Dan Hayes, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
Mental Health Law changes in Northern Ireland
Dr Richard Wilson, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Lead Clinician NHSCT CAMHS
Clinical epidemiology of child and adolescent mental health needs after the COVID-19 pandemic
Professor Tamsin Ford, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
Children and Young People's Mental Health; Progress of national policy programmes and responding to the impact of COVID
Professor Prathiba Chitsabesan, Associate National Clinical Director in 2017 (NHS England and Improvement- Children and Young People’s Mental Health Team
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Watch the Keep Cool Videos:
Click the pianos to watch and listen to music making by young people during lockdown:
Take part in a yoga class:
Watch the short films made by young people: