Events

The Research & Innovation office regularly hosts free events that GMMH staff and service users are welcome to attend. They serve as both a thank you for support of research and provide an opportunity to raise awareness about research at the Trust. Past events have included Formulation Training, Research Feedback days, Personality Disorder Conferences, Dementia etc.

 

Upcoming Events

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Previous Events

Translating Research about Psychosis into Clinical Practice

The event was held on the 10th February 2017 and the main aims of the day were to:

  • Present current research being conducted within GMMH regarding psychosocial approaches to understanding and treating psychosis.
  • Emphasise how this research has had an impact on clinical services and national guidelines

The speakers included:

  • Melissa Pyle, Research Trial Manager
  • Paul French, Associate Director, GMMH
  • Samantha Bowe, Research Clinical Psychologist
  • Jasper Palmier-Claus, Clinical Psychologist
  • Rory Byrne, Service User Researcher
  • Sophie Parker, Clinical psychologist/Chief Investigator for iACT  
  • Peter Haddad, Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Tony Morrison, Director of the Psychosis Research Unit, GMMH
  • Eleanor Longden, Postdoctoral Service-User Research Manager

The day was a success and 99% of the delegates that completed a feedback form would recommend the conference to others (1% did not specify if they would or would not recomment)

Comments included:

“Inspiring research and stories.”

“Relaxed atmosphere. Interesting, knowledgeable people who are clearly passionate in general. Very positive to see this sort of work taking place with open minded professionals.”

“Clear, good speakers. Up to date, high quality and totally relevant. Pitched at a good level.”

Autism Spectrum Disorder and offending behaviour; Where do we go from here?

The event was held on the 24th February 2017 and the main aims of the day were to:

  • Consider Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and its relationship to offending
  • Demonstrate an overview of Autism and why it’s important in relation to offending
  • Discuss and reflect on where we as professionals and as services need to go from here

The speakers included:

The day was a success and 100% of the delegates that completed a feedback form would recommend the conference to others.

Comments included:

“The event was a great opportunity for networking and hi-lighting services that are currently available.”

“A very good starting point, it’s made me more aware. Hopefully it will help the unit I work on.”

“Very useful and well organised event would be very interested in attending future events.”