Anxiety; Cues, Clues & Support for Young People in School – Ask the Expert

The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH)

Anxiety; Cues, Clues & Support for Young People in School – Ask the Expert

This session is exclusively for teachers, and the third in our ‘Ask the Expert series’. We are delighted to welcome Professor Cathy Creswell and Helen Manley to discuss ‘Anxiety – Cues, Clues & Support for Young People in School’. Cathy & Helen will also be answering your questions in a session facilitated by leading education professional Professor Barry Carpenter.

Cathy is a highly respected Professor of Clinical Psychology at University of Oxford, her research focuses on the development, maintenance and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and young people. She will be joined by Helen, who spent 11 years as a Primary school teacher before embarking on a DPhil in the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford, she is currently conducting research into the role of primary school teachers in supporting and managing anxiety in children.

Event type Teacher Exclusive Event

FREE Online via Zoom webinar
15:45 – 17:00
Exclusively for Teachers

More info & to book:

Professor Carpenter inducted as Patron of the ADHD Foundation

On a visit to the ADHD Foundation Headquarters in Liverpool earlier in October , Professor Barry Carpenter, was inducted at a Patron of the Foundation ( the Neurodiversity Charity, ) by Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO ( seen in the picture above.)

He joins other Patrons – Rory Bremner, Simon Weston, Alison Moyet and Patricia Kelly – in promoting the work of the Foundation.

In accepting this new role, Professor Carpenter said :

“It is a real honour to join the hardworking team at the ADHD Foundation, promoting the needs of neurodiverse children, whose complex needs are often not recognised and responded too.The Charity’s approach is both refreshing and groundbreaking, and their new insights and innovations, offer much from which others can learn. I , for one, look forward to going on that learning journey , encouraging others to do so, and asking them to support the important, ongoing work in whatever way they can.”

Dr Tony Lloyd , Chief Executive of the ADHD Foundation said:

Further details about the ADHD Foundation : the Neurodiversity Charity can be found at

“We are delighted to welcome such an internationally renowned academic and pioneering mind who is influencing our national conversation about the well-being and education of children, as a Patron of the ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity. Professor Carpenter CBE will collaborate with us as we continue to enable children to thrive in education and achieve their potential”

Further details about the ADHD Foundation : the Neurodiversity Charity can be found at

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The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Ask the Expert ‘Improving Children’s Sleep; The role a teacher can play’

25 November 2021 15:45
FREE Online via Zoom webinar
15:45 – 17:00

Limited numbers
Further details via the link below.

Recovery Curriculum Conference / Webinar: “Reflections on Recovery, Reigniting Children’s Learning” (15th July 2020)

Just announced – online Conference – 15th July, 2020.

‘Reflections on Recovery – Re-igniting Children’s Learning.’

The Conference Webpage is here:

Book now!

Relationships, sex and health education (RSHE) for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Free webinar on Tuesday 7th July 10.00 – 12.00

Join the Department for Education, and experts on Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) and Health education, for a two-hour webinar covering key issues to support preparation for high quality RSHE.

The knowledge pupils will gain from RSHE will support their own, and others’ wellbeing, and help them build positive and safe relationships. This will be particularly important in the coming months as pupils return to schools and start spending time with friends again.

This event is for teachers, teaching assistants, SENCOs and PSHE leads in local authorities to hear from experts who will share their experiences of getting it right in both mainstream and special schools.

Speakers include Ian Bauckham, DfE Education Adviser and CEO of the Tenax Schools Trust, the PSHE Association, the Sex Education Forum and Professor Barry Carpenter, professor of mental health in education from Oxford Brookes University.

This event is free to attend and open to more than one person from each school – please register here:

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You might also be interested in the following DfE event with a specific focus on the impact of the pandemic on children and young people’s mental wellbeing.

The Department for Education (DfE), in collaboration with NHS England and Public Health England, will be hosting a free, 1 hour webinar for school and college staff on 9 July on how to support returning pupils and students. You will hear from experts on the impacts of the pandemic on children and young people’s mental wellbeing and recovery techniques, and from education leaders about the actions they have been taking. For further information and to sign-up: