Child Health Research Network

Focusing on the health, education and social needs of children and young people


Tues 22nd November 2016, 9.00-4.00pm
Room G306b, Ground Floor, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester

The latest Child Mental Health Research Network conference reviewed some of the latest findings from leading researchers in this field.

Delegates from academia and clinical practice shared knowledge and expertise with a diverse audience.  The conference was delighted that Kathryn Pugh, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Programme Lead, NHS England, provided a policy context for this event

The Manchester Child Mental Health Network aims to connect research and practice in children and young people’s mental health.

The presentations from this event have been made available below. 




Suicide prevention in Australian Secondary Schools

Dr Gill Green, CEO & Co-founder of STORM Skills Training CIC   

Self-management in children and young people’s mental health

Prof Steven Pryjmachuk, Professor of Mental Health Nursing, University of Manchester

How an online forum facilitates support for young people with eating disorders

Dr Sarah Kendal, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, University of Huddersfield

Parenting in families with parents with serious mental health problems

Prof Rachel Calam, Professor of Child & Family Psychology, University of Manchester

Domestic violence and abuse: An issue for CAMHS

Prof Jane Callaghan, Professor in Psychology, University of Northampton

Exercise in young people with depression

Dr Tim Carter, Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, University of Nottingham

Triage in outpatient CAMHS

Dr Nicola Evans, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Cardiff University

Young people as partners in research

Kate Martin, Common Room Consulting

Therapeutic Assessment for self-harm

Dr Denis Ougrin, Cons. Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist/Clinical Snr Lecturer, Kings College London Kerry Middleton, Research Assistant,  Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience

Understanding LGBT youth suicide and self-harm

Dr Elizabeth McDermott, Senior Lecturer in Health Research, Lancaster University

Independent Advocacy in Children & Young People’s Mental Health

Dr Julie Ridley, Reader in Social Policy and Practice, University of Central Lancashire


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