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Sleep and Mental Health Conference


Sleep and Mental Health Conference

This event has been approved for 4 Learning Credits for the members of the PSI. Approved for 5 CPD points from The College of Psychiatrists Ireland. CPD approved Irish Society of Social Workers

Sleep difficulties are common in children and adolescents, especially in some high-risk groups, such as young people with developmental difficulties or mental health problems. Clinicians working in paediatric or child mental health settings need an understanding of sleep disorders. It is important to know how sleep disturbance impacts on a young person’s physical and cognitive development, and mental health.

The ACAMH Ireland Branch presents an insightful and engaging event on Sleep and Mental Health. This all day conference presents you with the perfect opportunity to increase your understanding of the topic through a series of lectures and presentations.

Learning Outcomes
Understand the physiology of sleep and how it changes over time and in different contexts
Understand the relationship between sleep, behaviour and mental health.
Understand the principles of management and the adaptations that may be required to these.
Gain insight into delivering sleep intervention in a community context

About the Speakers
Dr Michael Farquhar, Paediatric Sleep Consultant
Max Davie, Community Paediatrician
Dr Sally Hobson, Associate Specialist Community Paediatrician
Dr Jenna Vyas-Lee, Clinical Psychologist at Evelina Children’s Hospital

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The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH)