Children and Family

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An inpatient CAMHS unit should contain an atmosphere of trust, within which staff members feel able to challenge each other and talk openly. No doubt most of us would agree with this but we might be more unsure about how to get there within the contexts we find ourselves. How do we ensure we survive the conflicts and strain of team working while making it work for us and the people we seek to support in a way that is in line with our values?

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I have to confess a personal interest. In a few days time, my son, like many thousands of others, will be going to university. Distressingly, this means beginning what may well be a lifetime of debt. The psychological consequences are potentially serious.

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This is a joint post from Professor Peter Kinderman, President Elect, and Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes

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The Elizabeth Tower, Palace of WestminsterI blogged recently about the Society’s activity at this autumn

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Over the summer it seems that not a day has gone by without a story about children and mental health being in the news.

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Dyslexia: An Impairment of Language Learning

Professor Maggie Snowling FBA FBPsS

Tuesday 24 September 2013, 6 - 7.15pm
The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

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Mind-reading as a gatekeeper in development: Neurotypical and autistic pathways to learning

Professor Francesca Happé FBA

Tuesday 23 September 2014, 6 - 7.15pm
The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH