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So what do we know about social connection and young people’s mental health?

About this webinar

Monday 17 October 2022

The "So What?" seminar series has been developed by the Applied Research and Evaluation Division here at the Anna Freud Centre. It aims to build the bridge between evidence and practice in child mental health by asking "So what does this mean?" in response to research findings, project outcomes, and the work of our collaborators.

In this webinar, we will discuss the importance of social connections for young people as they enter adolescence, exploring the relationship between social connections and mental health and wellbeing for young people. We will be drawing on learning from a variety of projects from the Evidence Based Practice Unit, a partnership of the Anna Freud Centre and UCL. This will include learning from HeadStart, the Child Policy Research Unit and other programmes.

The webinar will start with a presentation, followed by a panel discussion with an audience Q&A. The panel will be made up of our main speakers, project partners, a lived experience expert and a practitioner.

Who is this event suitable for

This event is suitable for those working in a mental health services, schools, community settings and those interested in research and evidence-based practice.

Aims of the event

The event aims to build the bridge between evidence and practice in child mental health by asking "So what does this mean?" in response to research findings, project outcomes, and the work of our collaborators.

Accessibility and registration

There will be automatic subtitles available.

This event will take place on Zoom, a joining link will be sent to you closer to the event date. 

Registration will close at 14:00 on Monday 17 October. Please book your place before this time to secure your place at the event.

System requirements for online event

The online platform Zoom will be used to deliver this webinar. Prior to booking on, please ensure you meet the system requirements so you're able to join this event. Before the webinar, please test your equipment is working by going to Zoom.us/test and follow the instructions.

17th October 2022
  • Online – live via Zoom (Joining instructions will be sent to the email address you booked on with at least one working day before the event)
  • 1.5 hours
  • 17:30 - 19:00 (UK Time)
Price

£0.00
Free

Tutors

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