LIVE EVENTS - MAKE SURE YOU REGISTER
As we gear up for the new academic term I expect to see more FREE online events coming along. I will add events as I become aware of them - please let me know about any that you are organising or attending. And come back and check these out in a few weeks
17-18TH OCTOBER 2020
Join this two day conference from your own home. The whole conference is accessible but you must book specific sessions. Some amazing speakers including Mark Freeston, Roz Shafran, Lynne Drummond and, Paul Salkovskis. If you want to learn about OCD from the best clinicians and researchers, and hear from people who have OCD and their supporters this is the place to go.
There is no fee but donations are welcome and as this is a charity please support it
PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFESSIONALS WEEK
16th to 20th November 2020
A week of FREE virtual events for psychological professionals and other stakeholders in NHS funded health and care. Sign up for as many sessions as you like across the week, hear about and help shape the next steps for the Psychological Professions across England.
All of the sessions can be accessed LIVE through this site
• A vision for the psychological professions in England
• What people want from the NHS over the next 10 years, and how the psychological professions can help
• How psychological professionals can change general practice
• Practical steps for anti-racism in psychological therapy services
• How psychological professions can help to build healthy communities
• Claire Murdoch, National Director of Mental Health, NHS England
• Jo Leneghan, Director of Strategy, Health Education England
• Dr Adrian Whittington, National Lead for Psychological Professions, NHS England and Health Education England
• Dr Gita Bhutani, National PPN Development Lead
• Dr Jacqui Dyer, MBE, Mental Health Equalities Advisor, NHS England and Health Education England
• Dr Bob Kirk, Primary Care Dean for NW England, HEE
THINK BRAIN HEALTH
Join the 1st Think Brain Health virtual conference - register for free
Think Brain Health – a policy, clinical and research challenge
Tuesday 24 November 2020, 9:30–11:00 GMT (10:30–12:00 CET)
Wednesday 25 November 2020, 10:30–12:00 GMT (11:30–13:00 CET)
Register for free today to join the 1st Think Brain Health virtual conference
Healthcare professionals, public health professionals, researchers, policymakers and patient advocates with an interest in good brain health and prevention of brain disease are invited to register now for Think Brain Health – a policy, clinical and research challenge. Delegates may choose to attend one or both 90-minute sessions; there is a different focus for each meeting.
Health promotion and clinical risk management, 24 November, 09:30–11:00 GMT
Chaired by Dr Alastair Noyce, Queen Mary University of London, this session will focus on:
creating awareness of diagnostic issues and challenges for early identification of those at risk of brain disease
supporting healthcare professionals to manage an increasing population with, or at risk of, neurodegenerative brain disease
understanding and differentiating at-risk populations and their concerns.
Research needs in brain health, 25 November, 10:30–12:00 GMT
Chaired by Professor Philip Scheltens, Alzheimer Center Amsterdam, this session will focus on:
describing potential benefits of prioritizing early detection and intervention programmes for neurodegenerative disease
showcasing developments in biomarkers and diagnostics studies to help identify and quantify brain disease risk
identifying methods for evaluating effectiveness of interventions to promote brain health.
Led by a diverse scientific steering committee from across Europe, these virtual meetings offer an overview of the Think Brain Health initiative and activities, keynote presentations and the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions with the experts.