‘Improving Outcomes for Children with ADHD by Empowering Parents’ – Seminar showcasing UK Mental Health services
Speaker Presentations Announced- ‘Improving Outcomes for Children with ADHD by Empowering Parents’ Seminar showcasing Mental Health services, 18th of October 2023
Parents Plus, the charity who develop evidence-based parenting and mental health programmes for services supporting families, is delighted to announce a unique FREE online seminar for mental health professionals titled ‘Improving Outcomes for Children with ADHD by Empowering Parents’, scheduled for the 18th of October, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
With our mission to empower professionals and services to improve outcomes for children, young people, and their families, this seminar is specifically designed for mental health professionals, where we will share our specialist ADHD programme, its impact for services and families in the UK, and the valuable insights we have gathered.
Key speakers include Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Associate Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCD School of Medicine, Dr Blanaid Gavin, and Professor John Sharry from UCD and Clinical Director at Parents Plus. They will share their expertise on improving outcomes for ADHD treatment and essential information for mental health professionals to share with parents of children with ADHD.
In addition, Lisa Whitlock from Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will present on the value of delivering the Parents Plus ADHD Programme through Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Clinical Nurse Specialist and Mental Health Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Fred Ehresman, will also share best practices for ensuring effective group delivery for families.
Crucially, this event will also centre around the lived experiences of families navigating ADHD. We will hear first-hand from two parents who have completed a Parents Plus ADHD Programme journey.
Please see the confirmed speaker presentations and running order below:
Improving outcomes for ADHD treatment through parent education programmes,- Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Associate Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry UCD School of Medicine, Dr Blanaid Gavin.
What parents of children with ADHD need to know! – Professor John Sharry, University College Dublin School of Psychology, Clinical Director at Parents Plus, and leading innovator in solution-focused practice.
Delivering the Parents Plus ADHD Programme through CAMHS, Lisa Whitlock Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust.
The experience of the family – two parents who completed a Parents Plus ADHD group
Getting a Parent Group Started – Nonsi Mabhena, Nurse Therapist and Rebecca Taylor Registered Physician Associate, ADHD Pathway, Tower Hamlets CAMHS
Ensuring effective group delivery for families – Fred Ehresmann Clinical Nurse Specialist and Lecturer at the University of the West of England.
Panel and Q&A.
Based on the core principles of the Parents Plus evidence-based programmes, the seminar will focus on empowerment, support, and collaboration, and will be an important opportunity for mental health professionals to learn and share experiences to better assist the families and children you work with.
We encourage you to mark your calendars and save the date for this valuable seminar.
As we move closer to the date, we will share more details about the event’s format. If you haven’t done so already you can register to attend here and there is more information on the Parents Plus ADHD Programme here.
Please feel free to share information on the seminar with your colleagues who might be interested in attending.
We would be grateful for your help in getting the word out!