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Public lectures

Our public lecture series features talks from internationally acclaimed academics in the field of youth mental health.

The Wolfson Centre for Young People's Mental Health has strong links with world-leading academics from around the globe. This series showcases experts from across the UK, as well as the Centre's international collaborators.

The lectures are held monthly and last for one hour, followed by a short Q&A.

The virtual lectures are free to attend.

Join us as we welcome Dr Daniel Pine for another Wolfson Centre Lecture

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: Finding Help in a Time of Stress - 27 September 2023 - 2pm (BST)

Even before the pandemic, anxiety was one of the most common problems faced by children and adolescents. This problem has only grown in the last three years. Dr. Daniel S. Pine will be describing what we know about identifying anxiety and providing treatment in children and adolescent.

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Previous Lectures

You can watch all of our previous lectures on our Youtube channel.

We had the pleasure of welcoming:
    • Dr Kirsten Asmussen - What works to improve the lives of England’s most vulnerable children.
    • Dr Rhiannon Evans - Care-experienced children and young people’s interventions to improve mental health well-being outcomes: a systematic review.
    • Professor Sarah Skeen and Mr Tatenda Mawoyo - Helping young people thrive.
    • Dr. Erik Simmons - The PLAY Collaborative: an Implementation Science Initiative to expand the reach and quality of play-based father-engaged home-visiting to promote early childhood development and prevent violence.
    • Professor Katherine Shelton - The mental health and neuropsychological profile of children adopted from care: Support needs in the context of family life.
    • Dr Daniel Michelson -  Developing and implementing adolescent mental health interventions in low-resource contexts: Lessons learned from the ‘Premium for Adolescents’ (PRIDE) programme in India.
    • Professor Glyn Lewis  -  Vulnerability to stressors, reinforcement learning and depression.
    • Professor Lucie Cluver - Parenting in Emergencies: Evidence and innovation to support children and their caregivers.

Watch on Youtube