18th Annual Child Mental Health Research Networking Conference

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18th Annual Child Mental Health Networking Conference

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The Child Oriented Mental health Intervention Centre (COMIC) Research Team would love to welcome you for our 18th Annual Conference! Both days will follow the format of presentations in the morning and Q&A panel from speakers in the afternoon. British Sign Language Interpreters will be provided for this event.

Conference Details:

Date: Monday 26th of April 2021 & Tuesday 27th April 2021

Time: 9am-1:45pm (both days)

Location: Zoom Webinar (Registration Link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kiyO8GAqQim53p7f0B_GTw)

Accessing the Conference:

  • This conference will be held on Zoom Webinar, please note all timings provided are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
  • A Zoom Webinar Registration link will be sent to you ahead of the conference, you can also register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kiyO8GAqQim53p7f0B_GTw
  • Following registration you will receive a unique link and password via e-mail to access the webinar.

Sign Language Interpretation:

  • British Sign Language Interpreters will be provided on screen throughout the webinar.

Conference Programme:

DAY 1: Monday 26th of April 2021

08.45am - Zoom Webinar Waiting Room Opens & Registration

09.00am - Welcome from Chair Dr Lina Gega

09.10am-09.30am Presentation 1: “A COMIC update. The mission and the future” – Professor Barry Wright

09.30am-10:00am Presentation 2: "Preliminary results from an RCT of LEGO-based therapy in schools for children with ASD" – Ellen Kingsley

10:00am-10:30am Presentation 3: “How an RCT of Social Stories™ adapted throughout COVID-19” – Emma Standley & Leah Attwell

10.30am-11:00am Presentation 4: “Preliminary results of a RCT of single session versus multi-session CBT for phobia in children and young people” – Barry Wright

11:00am-11:15am - BREAK

11:15am-11:45am Presentation 5: “Qualitative study of phobia treatments for children and young people” – Emily Hayward

11.45am-12.15pm Presentation 6: “A plan of research into clinical recommendations for distraction techniques or alternatives to self-harm in young people” – Clare Fenton

12.15pm-12.45pm Presentation 7: “A systematic review of the association between short non-coding RNAs and ASD” – Jon Stott

12.45pm-13.00pm –Presentation 8: “Community-delivered Behavioural Activation Training (ComBAT) for Adolescents with Depression” – Professor Lina Gega

13.00pm-13.10pm - BREAK

13.10pm-13.30pm - General Q&As with speakers panel

DAY 2: Tuesday 27th of April 2021

09.00am-09.15am - Zoom Webinar Waiting Room Opens & Registration

09.15am-09.30am - Welcome from chair Dr Catarina Teige

09.30-10.00am Presentation 1: “A systematic review of parent support interventions when a child is born deaf” - Megan Garside

10.00am-10.30am Presentation 2: “A survey of mental health during Covid in deaf young people in the UK” - Hayley Carrick

10.30am-10.45am - BREAK

10.45am-11.15am Presentation 3: “Young hearing people’s experiences of supporting communication for their deaf parents in healthcare settings” – Abbie Gee

11.15am-11.45am Presentation 4: “Do deaf and hearing children present differently with ASD?” – Rachel Hodkinson

11.45am-12.15pm Presentation 5: “Final results of a large MRC study of autism in deaf children” – Helen Phillips

12.15pm-12.45pm Presentation 6: “A survey of commonly used interventions for severe attachment problems in the UK.” – Elaine Amoah

12.45pm-13.15pm Presentation 7: “A systematic review of parental interventions for severe attachment problems in childhood” – Eleni Tsappis

13.15pm-13.30pm - BREAK

13.30pm-14.00pm - General Q&As with speakers panel

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