The University of Salford is pleased to announce their upcoming conference ‘Why babies can’t wait: The parent infant mental health showcase’, featuring mental health interventions that are currently available in Greater Manchester.
The aim of the conference is to highlight the crucial importance of mental health services, as well as the importance of the early relationship in the perinatal period to the well-being of the infant, parents and family members.
Confirmed speakers for the event are as follows:
- Dr Angelika Wieck, Consultant Psychiatrist
- Dr Mia Cleary, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Children & Parents Service, North Manchester
- Dr Pauline Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Lead Tameside & Glossop Early Attachment Service
- Dr Susannah McNulty, Clinical Psychologist,Children and Parent s Service, North Manchester
- Maureen Lancaster, Specialist Health Visitor, Tameside & Glossop Early Attachment Service
- Helen Whelan, Health Visitor, Manchester Health Visiting Service
- Katie Reid, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Tameside & Glossop Early Attachment Service
- Dr Martin Carey, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Children and Parents Service, South Manchester
- Alan Duffell, Director of HR and Organisational Development, Leicester Partnership NHS Trust (Invited)
- Madeline Marczak, Principal Clinical Psychologist, CYP IAPT Parent training Organisational Lead, GMW
Throughout the day delegates will have the opportunity to discuss various mental health talking points such as, workforce challenges and opportunities, working with fathers, the role of the perinatal and infant mental health champion, and current policy developments.
There are 15 complimentary places available for this event. If you wish to attend the event using this offer, please contact Sean Evans at: Sean@onecpd.co.uk with your name, job title, e-mail address and phone number, with the subject line ‘MIDIRS’.
The ‘Why babies can’t wait: The parent infant and mental health showcase’ will be held at the University of Salford, Manchester, on Wednesday 17 May 2017.
Find out more information about the conference here.
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