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Emergency Services Conference: Mental Health Matters: A student-led initiative

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Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Venue: Monkton Lecture Theatre, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE
Price: free
Speaker(s): Various

Emergency Services Conference: Mental Health Matters: A student-led initiative

Conference Programme:

 09:30      Registration opens

 10:00      Welcome (housekeeping note)

Pete Woodford, Head of Department of Paramedic Science, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
and Trust Member of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and AM Session Conference Chair

                 Introduction to the Student-Led Initiative

                 Professor Andy Kent, Executive Dean and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Kingston University and St George's, University of London

                 Eilish Bowman and Laine Sanchez, St George's, University of London

                 Paramedic Science BSc third year students and Conference Hosts


 10:10      The MIND Blue Light Champion Project

                 MIND representative

                 DC Matthew Wigg, Metropolitan Police and MIND Blue Light Champion

                 Nicola Hughes, MSC Sgt and HR Career Transition, Metropolitan Police Service

 10:40      Managing Mental Health in the Control Room Environment

                Jules Lockett, Practice Training Manager, London Ambulance Service (LAS)

  11:10     Prioritising the Wellbeing of our Staff

                 Rebecca Kemmer, Communications Manager, TASC (The Ambulance Staff Charity)

  11:35     Preparation for Practice (building appropriate resilience)

                Panel Session with Q & A

                Chair: (Pete Woodford, Trust Member of HCPC)

                 Panel:

                 Matt Williams, London Ambulance Service (LAS)

                 Warwick Avery, Learning & Development Lead, South East Ambulance Service (SECamb)

                 Dr Jennifer Wild, Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology and Consultant
                 Clinical Psychologist, Oxford University  

                 Emma Brockwell, St George's, University of London BSc student

   12:35     Lunch Break

   13:35     Introduction to PM Conference Session and Overview of the Mental Health Education programme 
                 at St George's, University of London

                   Chris Baker, Associate Professor, Department of Paramedic Science, Kingston University & St Georges,
                  University of London and PM Session Conference Chair

    13:45   The Forefront of Mental Health Education

                  A short video presented by Eilish Bowman, Laine Sanchez and a mentimeter interactive audience exercise
                 with Katie Pavoni, Senior Lecturer in Pre Hospital Care, Department of Paramedic Science, Kingston & 
                 St George's 

    13:55    Department of Paramedic Science's Mental Health Module

                  Katie Pavoni, Pastoral Care Lead, Department of Paramedic Science

                       Naomi Seekings, Director, Producer & Editor, IES Abroad London Faculty - Film Studies

    14:20     Identifying the Risk Factors after a Traumatic Event Experience:
                  An Oxford University Research Project with LAS

                  Dr Jennifer Wild , Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology and Consultant
                  Clinical Psychologist, Oxford University  

     14:50    University Research Report

                  Mary Halter, Associate Professor (Emergency, Cardiovascular and Critical Care), Kingston
                  University and St George's, University of London

                  Sarah Golding, PhD Candidate and Trainee Health Psychologist, University of Surrey

                  Astrid Coxon, Research Student, Norwich Medical School and Associate Tutor, School of
                  Psychology, University of East Anglia

  15:20       Coping with Stress 
                  Mark Harris, Outreach Manager, Central London Samaritans 

  15:45       What it means to be a Blue Light Champion

                  St George's, University of London's Blue Light Champions

  16:00       Close of Conference

                   Eilish Bowman, Laine Sanchez and Katie Pavoni                        

 

 

Booking is essential to attend this event.

For further information about this event:

Contact: FHSCE Events Team
Tel: 0208 725 0792
Email: HSCE-events@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Directions

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