Welcome to the Mental Health of Asylum Seekers National Training Day 2021

Welcome to the conference! 


Please select the links below for more information and resources.

See how you can get involved in the Working Group on the Health of Refugees and Asylum Seekers!

Dr Yasir Hameed produces videos about mental health in Arabic, for professionals supporting Arabic-speaking patients. You can view these videos on YouTube!

Coming soon - Seeking asylum and mental health: A practical guide for professionals, edited by: Chris Maloney, Julia Nelki, Alison Summers


The Q&A from the conference is available to download (PDF)

Conference booklet and programme

  • The conference booklet is available to download (PDF)
  • The conference programme is available to download (PDF)


This conference is eligible for up to six CPD hours, subject to peer group approval.

Social Media

If you wish to tweet about the conference please use the #AsylumSeekersMH hashtag and mention @RCPsych 

Certificates of attendance will be emailed to delegates after the conference.

Watch on demand

Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the conference sessions on demand. To access the recordings you will be required to enter your name, email address and a password. This is unique to you as a registered delegate so please do not share the recording links. 


Please complete a short feedback survey to let us know what you thought of the day: 

All comments received remain confidential and are viewed in an effort to improve future meetings.



Copies of the PowerPoint presentations will be made available to view here after the conference by kind permission of the presenters.

All presentations remain the intellectual property of the author and it is strictly prohibited to copy, distribute or reproduce any information, images or data included in these presentations without the prior written consent of the author.

If a presentation is not listed, it is because we have not received permission from the author. This page will be updated if further presentations are received.

Dr Lauren Waterman & James Skinner

Dr Nuri Gene-Cos



Download a copy of the workshop handout (PDF)