2019 IAPT National Networking Forum
Providing excellent networking, outstanding speakers and relevant content, this instructive and well organised forum, year-on-year, offers both valuable information and real inspiration to continue to drive your service forward.
2019 IAPT National Networking Forum is dedicated to recent progress, new initiatives and alternative delivery methods. Featuring useful service improvement discussions, this innovative day will grow your awareness of IAPT developments nationally and how they are being implemented locally. There will be lots of food for thought, so you can recognise what good work you are already doing and take new ideas back to your service.
The engaging morning plenary will bring all attendees together to engage in leading national coverage and fresh local content including National IAPT update: mapping the current position and routes to progression, Opportunity and implications of IAPT in Primary Care, Consequences of the CYP green paper: IAPT and University pathways and Q&A with the morning speakers: developing and evolving new delivery rates. The interactive optional afternoon workshops will provide robust, high-quality training sessions on:
- IAPT in deprivation areas
- IAPT staff wellbeing
- Physical Activity for Mental Health
- Complexity in IAPT
- IAPT with offenders
- IAPT for Body dysmorphic disorder
Since its inception in 2012, 400+ IAPT representatives from across the country have attended the annual IAPT National Networking Forum. It's your opportunity to share, learn and network with your peers from IAPT services around the country. This forum is for everyone working in IAPT including:
- Clinical Psychologists, HI and CBT Therapists, PWPs
- Project Managers, Clinical Leads, Team Managers
- Commissioners of Psychological Therapy Services
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Recent progress: new initiatives and alternative delivery methods explored
|9.00||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks |
Dr Amanda Gatherer, Chief Psychologist, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust
2019 Progress Update
|9.40||National IAPT update: mapping the current position and routes to progression |
IAPT in 2018: national results from the past year and focal points for 2019
The role of “champions” in services
Co-location vs Integration – the GP3000 commitment alongside IAPT-LTC
Ursula James, IAPT Programme Manager, NHS England
|10.10||Opportunity and implications of IAPT in Primary Care |
Investigation into the iCope Camden and Islington experience
Enabling a greater access to the treatment pathways for mental health conditions
Reality of therapists working from GP premises: effectiveness of expanding the IAPT programme
Dr Judy Leibowitz, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Lead Camden iCope, Head of Trust IAPT Services, Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
|11.20||Implications of the CYP green paper: IAPT and University pathways |
Engaging young people and universities in IAPT: working with the student population
Mental Health Support Teams: providing support for those with mild to moderate needs
Case study examples: how IAPT services and PWP interventions can be used for this group
Kerry Rolls, Student Wellbeing Coordinator, Bournemouth University
Kelly Colbeck, Low Intensity Lead, Bournemouth & Christchurch, Steps 2 Wellbeing, Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Sarah Wileman, Head of Talking Matters, MHM, Talking Changes in Durham
|12.00||Q&A with morning speakers: Developing and evolving new delivery rates |
Discussion with the morning speakers
IAPT Initiatives Workshops Part 1
|1.40||Each workshop will be 1 hour and 20 minutes, made up of presentation and discussion or working through practical examples. Attendees can choose one workshop from the following: |
1 - IAPT in Deprivation Areas
2 - IAPT Staff Wellbeing
3 - Physical Activity for Mental Health
|How to develop IAPT services in areas of social and economic deprivation |
Higher IAPT referrals in deprived areas: impact on reliable improvement or moving to recovery
Case study examples of the link between deprivation and anxiety and depression recovery rates
Guidance on best practice: shared experience and ideas for effective service development
Linda Brownbridge, Clinical Lead, Open Minds, IAPT North East Lincolnshire
Beckie Smith, Team Manager, Open Minds, IAPT North East Lincolnshire
|Adapting psychological interventions for the perinatal period |
Applying a perinatal frame of mind: perinatal worries
Barriers to treatment: adapting behavioural and cognitive techniques
ECHO treatment, results and outcomes: barriers to adherence
|Building an environment that embraces IAPT staff wellbeing and retention |
What can be done to support the wellbeing of the IAPT workforce?
How to develop and retain staff in IAPT services
Examples of best practice from IAPT services and beyond
Rebecca Minton, National IAPT Workforce Development and Wellbeing Lead, NHS England
|Physical activity for the management and prevention of mental health problems: key evidence and practice|
Definitions, guidelines and evidence base for physical activity and inactivity
Importance of physical activity for prevention and management of mental and physical health problems
How to integrate physical activity into clinical practice
Understanding the association between physical activity and mental health
Dr Victoria Lawson, Principal Health Psychologist - Talking Therapies Southwark, Psychologist Clinical Champion - Physical Activity, Public Health England
IAPT Initiatives Workshops Part 2
|3.20||Each workshop will be 1 hour and 20 minutes made up of presentation and discussion or working through practical examples. Attendees can choose one workshop from the following: |
4 - Complexity in IAPT
5 - IAPT with Offenders
6 - Body Dysmorphic Disorder
|Managing complexity in IAPT: assessment, risk management and high-quality care |
Addressing the gap between primary and secondary care
Supporting people with difficulties on the spectrums of ‘personality disorder’
Improving access to those with complex needs
Dr Sarah Hunt, Clinical Psychologist, Deputy Head of Service, LIFT Psychology
|Developing an effective strategy for IAPT with offenders |
Ensuring support is provided to people who engage with services: outcomes assessed
The role of IAPT in early intervention: providing timely equivalence of primary care
Working with short term offenders and people on probation
Jonathan Munro, Head of Prisons and Criminal Justice Services, North East Prisons IAPT service, Rethink Mental Illness
|How IAPT services deliver the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) |
Insight into ‘A treatment manual on Body Dysmorphic Disorder’
Guidance on diagnosing the symptoms: when does a concern with appearance become BDD
Delivering treatment: cognitive behavioural therapy and medication
Dr Martin Anson, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology, Canterbury Christ Church University
|4.40||Close of day|
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