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Talking endings with children and young people
Last week, a group of physical and mental health professionals gathered at the Anna Freud National Centre to share practice across their respective health care settings.
Child mental health figure heads, Peter Fonagy and Miranda Wolpert, debate the use of ‘recovery’ as a concept in latest CORC- and EBPU-hosted public seminars
A mixture of child mental health practitioners, researchers and students attended a packed debate between Professor Peter Fonagy and Professor Miranda Wolpert, arguing respectively for a...
How can emerging evidence improve prevention, care and treatment of children who have been affected by maltreatment?
On Friday, 2nd December the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families hosted an international “Child Maltreatment: New Frontiers in Research & Practice” conference at the ...
Do you have views or experiences of the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families that you would like to share?
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is keen to hear from children, young people and parents/carers about any aspects of the work of the Centre.
Cross-disciplinary workshop discusses “What constitutes a good outcome in child and adolescent mental health?”
The Evidence Based Practice Unit (EBPU) at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and Faculty of Brain Sciences at UCL, joined forces with Oxford University's Faculty o...
Child Attachment and Psychological Therapies Research Unit launched
We’re delighted to announce the launch of ChAPTRe, a new research unit, co-directed by Dr. Nick Midgley and Professor Pasco Fearon. It has been developed as a partnership between the Ann...
Updated THRIVE framework highlights its relevance to multi-agency working
The latest edition of the THRIVE conceptual framework, titled THRIVE Elaborated: Second Edition is published today. Since its first release in 2014, thinking around the framework has dev...
Whole School Approaches to Mental Health and Wellbeing event puts Schools in Mind
On Tuesday afternoon, Camden Town Hall played host to a Schools in Mind event focusing on Whole School Approaches to Mental Health and Wellbeing.
Young People develop mental health related apps during Hackathon
The following is written by Alex Goforth (Programme Lead) and Charlotte Barrett (Project Officer) at London and South East IAPT. There isn’t much doubt that young people – Millennials – ...