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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 09:00 (BST)

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders Conference

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Early Intervention in Eating Disorders Conference 


Event Date: 10 May 2017
Time: 9:00-16:00
Venue: 2nd floor of the Executive Business Centre (EBC), Lansdowne Campus, Bournemouth University, BH8 8EB


Conference Timetable


9:00 Registration and refreshments 
9:20 Welcome from Bournemmouth University  and Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Ciaran Newell, Dorset HealthCare and Dr James Palfreman-Kay,Bournemouth University


9:30-11:15 Morning keynote presentations


The FREED (First Episode and Rapid Early Intervention for Eating Disorders) Project: A Novel Early Intervention Service for Young Adults
Speaker: Professor Ulrike Schmidt, Professor of Eating Disorders, Kings College, London and Consultant Psychiatrist South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Title: Eating Disorders: How schools can spot and support?
Speaker: Dr Pooky Knightsmith, Director: Children Young People & Schools Programme, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Vice Chair: Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition


11:15-12:00 Morning workshops 

 Workshop 1

Title: Eating disorders: early intervention and prevention work in schools work in schools
Speaker: Jess Griffiths, Eating Disorder practitioner 


Workshop 2

Title: Engaging people in services: An introduction to the MotivATE approach
Speakers: Dr Sarah Muir, Senior Lecturer and James Day, Postgraduate Researcher, Psychology Department, Bournemouth University


Workshop 3

Title: Poorly controlled diabetes or eating disorder
Speaker: Micki Bennett, Eating Disorders Community Services Manager, Dorset HealthCare NHS University NHS Foundation Trust


Lunch 12:00-13:00 


13:00-14:30 Afternoon Keynote presentations


Title: Our Voices: Breaking the silence & challenging eating disorder stigma to support early intervention – international learnings
Speaker: Sara Preston, Winston Churchill Research Fellow 2016-2017; Senior National Officer [Scotland], Beat.

Title: Don’t Just Tell Me To Eat
Speaker: Dr Lise Hertel, Clinical Associate New Care Models Programme at NHS England


14:30-15:30 Afternoon workshops


 Workshop 1

Title: Transforming Eating disorders services; The Dorset way
Speaker: Dr Ciarán Newell, Consultant Nurse Eating Disorders, Dorset HealthCare NHS University NHS Foundation Trust


 Workshop 2

Title: Introduction of skills for supporting people with eating disorders, professionals and carers unite
Speakers: Karen Bagley Systemic Psychotherapist, Ros Rea Specialist Nurse Therapist, Dorset HealthCare NHS University NHS Foundation Trust and TBC Carer


 Workshop 3

Title: Mobile apps for emotional regulation: A potential prevention strategy
Speaker: Dr Laura Renshaw Vuillier, Psychology Department, Bournemouth University

15:30-16:00 Panel discussion Dr Ciaran Newell; Sarah Preston, Beat; Dr, Lise Hertel; Jess Griffiths
16:00 Conference closes

Once a booking has been made atteendees will be asked to select which workshops they wish to attend. 

 Look out for #bued1617 hashtag for  programme and talk updates.

This one day conference is in support of Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May) 2017 and is a result of a collaboration between:

- Bournemouth University
- Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
- Charlie Waller Memorial Trust
- Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition 


For futher information on this event please contact


How to get to BU: Directions, parking & maps


Parking information for Executive Business Centre: There is no parking available at the Executive Business Centre, for information on how to reach the University please visit our website. The nearest pay and display parking is located on Cotlands Road.

Accommodation: The University has preferential rates with a number of local hotels, please quote Bournemouth University when booking to access these rates.  (Preferential rates are subject to availability and will be advised by the hotel at the time of booking.)

Carlton Hotel
East Cliff Court Hotel
Miramar Hotel
The Green House Hotel
Ramada Encore

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Bournemouth University’s Online Event Terms and Conditions


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• not smoke at the event.


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Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
2nd floor Executive Business Centre
BH8 8EB Bournemouth
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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 at 09:00 (BST)

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