Preventing, Identifying & Managing Depression in Children & Young Adults Conference

28th February 2019

The NICE Guideline for Depression in Children and Young People: Identification and Management was released in draft form on 23rd January 2019, and is due to be published in April 2019.

“In this update to our depression in children guideline, we reviewed evidence for the most effective psychological interventions for children and young people with depression. The guideline update emphasises the importance of a child or young person’s personal choice when receiving treatment for depression.“ Paul Chrisp, Director of the Centre for Guidelines NICE, 23rd January 2019

The forthcoming Preventing, Identifying & Managing Depression in Children & Young Adults Conference taking place on Monday 13th May 2019 in London, will provide you with practice guidance for implementing best practice, including recommendations from the 2019 NICE Guideline. The conference will open with Imogen Vosey sharing her lived experience of depression, and Dr Prathiba Chitsabesan, Associate National Clinical Director, Children and Young People’s Mental Health, NHS England giving a national update.

Click here for the full programme content and speaker line-up.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve the prevention, identification and management of depression in children and young people
  • Reflect on national developments and learning including the 2019 NICE for Depression in Children and Young People: Identification and Management
  • Learn from the lived experience of experiencing depression as a young person
  • Develop your skills supporting children and young people to improve recovery outcomes
  • Examine the crucial role of schools in identifying and responding to depression, and working in partnership
  • Understand how you can implement the 2019 NICE guideline in your service
  • Identify key strategies for implementing effective psychological therapies including CYP-IAPT and digital therapies for mild, moderate and severe depression
  • Understand how you can build peer support and resilience in young people
  • Develop strategies for identifying and managing depression in teenage girls, including the role of social media
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence
  • To book your place, either:
    1. Book your place online
    2. Email jayne@hc-uk.org.uk

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