Mental Health in Schools Event Evening Workshop

Autism and Mental Health

Fiona Knott, University of Reading

Areas of Interest

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities in children & adolescents.

MHSchools17 Evening workshop Autism and mental health in schools



Overcoming Your Child’s Fears and Worries – Guidance for Parents

Brynjar Halldorsson, University of Reading

Debbie Andrews, Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Frankie Glover, University of Reading

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MHSchools17 Evening workshop Overcoming your child’s fears and worries – guidance for parents

Psyhological Perspectives in Education and Promary Care

Supporting Young People who Self HarmLisa Thomson

Lisa Thomson

Lisa has had a long career in a variety of mental health settings within the NHS. She originally trained as a mental health nurse and subsequently worked in inpatient and community settings with adults, children, young people and their families. She completed a Masters in Family and Systemic Psychotherapy at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust and more recently, a postgraduate diploma in Evidence-Based Practice leading to qualifying as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist.

As well as being a CWMT Trainer, Lisa works part-time in clinical practice for Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust and part-time leading the PPePCare training project in Berkshire, as part of a Thames Valley wide project delivering training to frontline professionals in evidence-based approaches in children and young people’s mental health. She also provides training at Oxford University and The University of Surrey on their Doctoral courses in Clinical Psychology.

MHSchools17 Evening workshop PPEPCare – Self-harm- Berkshire UoR

A Whole School Approach to Wellbeing

Lucinda Powell, former teacher

Teresa Day, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

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MHSchools17 Evening workshop Whole school approach

A parents’s perspective on supporting a child with a mental health problem

Wendy Minhinnett, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust / Success (North East)

Monika Parkinson, NIHR Clinical Research Fellow, Clinical Psychologist

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