The conference is titled “Positive Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond”, with a specific focus on perinatal mental health. The conference is open to birth and maternity professionals and workers, those involved with families around pregnancy and the postnatal period, and also to parents.On the same day, there will also be a ‘family marketplace’ for parents and families to come along to and find different providers of birth, pregnancy and parenthood services.
The Mental Health in Childhood and Education (MICE) Hub and School of Education and Childhood Studies at the University of Portsmouth, would like to invite you and your colleagues to its second Mental Health Awareness event, scheduled for Thursday, 17th May 2018, from 9:30am until 3:00pm. This event coincides with Mental Health Awareness week.
To register, please click on the following link: https://mice-mentalhealthawarenessevent-17052018.eventbrite.co.uk
Program in MS Word format 17 May 2018 – Programme
Title: Children’s Well-being and Lived Experiences of Health and Well-being
Keynote 1: A Good Childhood? Children’s well-being in the UK
By Larissa Pople, Senior Researcher and expert in children’s well-being and poverty at the Children’s Society, London; co-author of the ‘Good Childhood Report’
Keynote 2: Attempting to get at the lived experience of health and well-being: working with interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA)
By Professor Jonathan Smith, Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birbeck, University of London.
Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten
Reader (Associate Professor) in Childhood Studies & Associate Head Research
School of Education and Childhood Studies
University of Portsmouth