Assessment and Treatment of Medically Unexplained Symptoms in Children: Practical Skills for Clinicians
Jan 12, 2018 09:00 AM
End: Jan 12, 2018 04:50 PM
12 January 2018
The emphasis will be on practical understanding of these challenging conditions, and include skills-based workshops. International experts Professor Elena Garralda (Imperial College) and Professor Trudie Chalder (Kings College) will deliver key note lectures.
- Date / Location
12th January 2018
Kennedy Lecture Theatre
- clinical spectrum of medically unexplained symptoms and evidence-base for intervention
- service design and care-pathways
- functional neurological symptoms including non-epileptic seizures
- working across disciplines and with schools
- case examples and treatment challenges
We are delighted that Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan the author of the winner of the 2016 Wellcome Book Prize for her book It's All in Your Head: True Stories of Imaginary Illness is delivering the opening plenary.
Who should attend?
Clinicians from a range of disciplines (including child and adolescent mental health and paediatrics) are invited to this one day conference and workshops.
Friday 12th January 2018
09:00 - 09:30 Registration 09:30 - 09:40 Welcome Professor Isobel Heyman 09:40 - 10:10 Plenary Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan 10:10 - 10:40 Understanding functional/MUS in children Professor Elena Garralda 10:40 - 11:10 Services for children with MUS Dr Eve McAllister & Dr Maria Hadji-Michael 11:10 - 11:30 Break 11:30 - 12:10 Breaking the news to patients & working with systems Dr Isobel Heyman & Dr Andy McWilliams 12:10 - 12:50 Assessment in Paediatric MUS Dr Daniel Stark & Dr Prabhakar 12:50 - 13:00 Reflections & Questions 13:00 - 13:40 Lunch 13:40 - 15:50 Clinical Workshops – each workshop will run 3 times, and you will be allocated at registration to group A, B or C Workshop 1: The Role of Psychoeducation in helping to treat MUS Dr Fiona McFarlane & Dr Lee Hudson Workshop 2: Key Principles in Treatment- Dr Daniel Stark Workshop 3: Inpatient treatment and case example Dr Ben McLewis & Dr Jane McNicholas 15:50 - 16:10 Break 16:10 - 16:50 Dilemmas & Future Directions in Paediatric MUS Professor Trudie Chalder
- Professor Trudie Chalder, Professor of Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, King's College London, London
- Professor Elena Garralda, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Imperial College London, London
- Dr Jon Goldin, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Maria Hadji-Michael, Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Professor Isobel Heyman, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Lee Hudson, Consultant Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Eve McAllister, Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Fiona McFarlane, Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Jane McNicholas, Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Andrew McWilliams, Specialist Registrar in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan, Consultant Neurologist, National Hosptial for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London
- Dr Prab Prabhakar, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
- Dr Daniel Stark, Clinical Psychologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
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£100 (book before 15/11/17)
£130 (book after 15/11/2017)
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