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1st Annual UK Maternal Mental Health Alliance Conference
Wed 13 September 2017, 09:00 – 17:30 BST
Transgenerational Mental Health: keeping parents and babies in mind in perinatal mental health work
At the 1st Annual UK Maternal Mental Health Alliance Conference, join national and international perinatal mental health experts in discussing the latest cutting edge research and innovative practice around intergenerational mental health. The conference is taking place in London on September 13th, 2017.
The conference aims to highlight ground-breaking academic research, lived experience, and innovative practice relevant to perinatal mental health practice in the UK. The conference will cover topic areas such as:
- the relationship between maternal mental health and parent-infant relationships
- trauma-focused care and taking an intergenerational perspective
- working holistically with families experiencing domestic abuse
- assessing psychosocial risk and resilience in complex cases
- using a mentalisation model with parents with mental health difficulties
Speakers include international experts, such as:
- Sheila Redfern, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of Clinical Services, Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
- Louise Howard, Professor of Women’s Mental Health, King’s College London & Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist
- Claudia Buss, Professor of Medical Psychology, Charité University Medicine Berlin
- Mark Hanson, Professor and Director of the Institute of Developmental Sciences, University of Southampton
- Carmine Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry, King’s College London & Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist
The meeting will be an excellent networking opportunity and the day will finish with a perinatal mental health awards ceremony.
The final programme will be published very soon, with information on poster submissions and the nomination process for the perinatal mental health awards.
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Sir Alexander Fleming Building Foyer and Lecture Theatre
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus