RCPsych Wales & Welsh Government 'A Whole School Approach'



Location All Nations Centre, Sachville Avenue , Cardiff, CF14 3NY
CPD This training is eligible for 1 CPD point per hour subject to peer group approval
£ Free to attend, Pre-Event booking is required
RCPsych Wales & Welsh Government 'A Whole School Approach'

Event Information

The Royal College of Psychiatrists Wales, in partnership with Welsh Government, is delighted to announce its 2019 Joint Education Conference, 'A Whole School Approach'.

This conference follows on from last years successful joint event with the National Association of Head Teachers Cymru and seeks attendance from School leaders, mental health professionals and policy makers alike.

Workshops will be provided by a range of third sector, health and school-based organisations currently delivering a variety of work and projects.

In addition to workshops from Action for Children, Samaritans Cymru, State of Mind and the Celebrate Everybody project; There will also be dedicated workshops on school mental health in-reach, body image and self-esteem, attitudes to mental health in young people, the curriculum, and a neurodevelopmental workshop.

Full details will be confirmed, displayed on this webpage and circulated to delegates in the coming days. 

We are delighted to have confirmed Dr Bernadka Dubicka to deliver the Key Note presentation. Dr Dubicka is the Chair, Child & Adolescent Faculty, Royal College of Psychiatrists.


We have confirmed a number of exhibitors for our exhibition marketplace. Full details will be presented in the conference programme.

Should you be interested to exhibit any work from your organisation at the event, please get in touch with the conference organiser. 

The event is free to attend but we do require registration as places are limited.

Please complete the attached booking form (doc) and return by email to Louis Mertens

Importantly, we require 48 hours notice prior to the start of the event, should you wish to cancel your booking. Also we would look to impose the day delegate rate at £29, if you fail to confirm cancellation.

The 'Whole School Approach' conference immediately follows the RCPsych Young Persons Mental Health Debate. Young people from across Newport, years 9-11 will debate the motion

 'this house believes that gaming is good for your mental health'


We're grateful once again to Newport local authority in support of arranging this debate. Newport LA has been recognised by Estyn for the activities and support provided to schools to foster greater awareness of social & emotional health and wellbeing, to promote self-help behaviours and to aid the development of resilience in the children and young people in the city.





Refreshments and lunch will be provided, we ask that any dietary requirements are identified on the booking form.

The All Nations Centre is an accessible venue that also offers on-site parking to conference delegates.

The 'Whole School Approach' Conference will begin at 11:15am and conclude at 3:45pm.

The Conference follows the RCPsych Mental Health debate for Young People. Conference delegates are welcome to observe the debate.

Please be advised if you wish to attend the debate, you will need to arrive at the venue by 9.00am. We will be closing the doors to the debate hall at 9.30am, in order not to disrupt the young people participating. We would wish that attendees are seated by 9.15am.

For further information, please contact:

Email: oliver.john@rcpsych.ac.uk

Web: www.rcpsych.ac.uk/wales

Contact Name: Ollie John

Twitter: @RCPsychWales

Contact number: 02922 33 1080

Event Location

Location: All Nations Centre, Sachville Avenue , Cardiff, CF14 3NY