Events

This section provides details of events organised both by Public Health Network Cymru and by other organisations. If you would like to advertise your event on this website please e-mail: [email protected]

Registration for all Public Health Network Cymru events is through Eventbrite. If you experience any issues registering in this way please contact us.

 

Past Events
01 - 31 Jan

Dry January

UK Wide

Dry January is the UK's one-month booze-free challenge that helps millions reset their relationship with alcohol every year

20 Jan

Through national updates, case studies from multi-agency settings and lived experience insight, this conference aims to set the scene for progress already being made and what needs to change to improve resilience, wellbeing, mental health support and effectively prevent suicide in children and young people.

21 Jan

One-day course (plus online discussions) at Loughborough University for primary, secondary, FE and University teachers. Using his 25 years of teaching experience leading expert Dr Ash Casey has developed this course to demonstrate how Cooperative Learning can support the delivery of outstanding PE.

21 Jan

Contemporary research on brain development makes it clear that the first four years of life, from conception to the end of year three is the most critical period for brain development. This combined with attachment theory provides us with an understanding of how children’s brain development is affected by relationships and experience.

23 Jan

Healthy Ageing

Swansea University

Presented by Peter Elwood based on 35 years of observation of a large cohort of men in Caerphilly.

25 Jan

The day is designed for exercise professionals, doctors, physiologists, physiotherapist, allied healthcare professionals and students in the aforementioned fields, along with anyone working within the exercise industry. Delegates will be educated and inspired about the latest developments in physical activity for health.

28 Jan

This one day course will explore eating disorders, the different types, signs and symptoms and treatment options.  It will look at possible causes such as psychology, body image, media and social media and peer pressure.  It will explore anxiety and coping mechanisms and the difference between boys, girls and LGBT young people.

29 Jan

This seminar will consider challenges and opportunities around improving mental health and wellbeing in Wales. It is timed to follow the recent Welsh Government consultation on priorities for the final 2019-2022 phase of the Together for Mental Health strategy.

29 Jan

This course will examine Adverse Childhood Experiences, children’s rights and the concept of a good childhood, resilience and how to build resilience in children to cope with and mitigate the effects of Early Childhood Experiences.

29 Jan

This conference will bring together local, national and international speakers. The day includes research, practice and policy perspectives regarding the emotional wellbeing of babies and very young children across the spectrum of need.

30 Jan

Placemaking, Health & Wellbeing Workshop

Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff

The workshop aims to improve, create and plan healthy sustainable environments through shared public health and spatial planning agenda. It also seeks to highlight best practice and explore models and opportunities for sustainable co-ordinated future partnership working.

03 - 09 Feb

The theme for Children's Mental Health Week 2020 is 'Find your Brave'. For this year’s theme Find your Brave, Place2Be is asking everyone to think about what makes them feel brave.

05 Feb

#CIW2020Parenting Children in Wales’ Family Support Conference 2020 will focus on Attachment and Relationships, both between parent-parent and parent-child. A key theme will be focusing on the parent-parent relationship and attachment; and how investing in this can hold the key to improving parent-child attachment and relationship.

06 Feb

Time to Talk Day 2020

National Event

Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet too many people are made to feel isolated, ashamed and worthless because of this. Time to Talk Day encourages everyone to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to change lives.

06 Feb

This annual event aims to link between support for homelessness, housing and health. A series of talks and workshops attempt to break down barriers and bring people together.

07 Feb

This conference will share learning about using ACEs and trauma-informed approaches in practice. It will be a chance to learn about the latest research in the field and meet colleagues from a range of settings and sectors facing the same challenges.

12 Feb

The session will cover: A basic understanding of HIA, what it is and how it is done; the underpinning values and components of a high quality HIA; an overview of HIA in the context of current policy in Wales; a case study of a HIA in Wales; and a practical introduction to screening.

12 Feb

The aim of the course is to raise awareness and develop an increased understanding of autism in order to continually improve the quality of support to children and young people on the spectrum and their families/carers.

12 Feb

Champions are members of staff that are passionate about changing the way people think and act about mental health problems in the workplace. They play a fundamental role in pushing the work of your action plan forward and embedding that change. This Masterclass will enable pledged employers to understand how organisations have recruited and engaged Champions in the workplace. You will also have the opportunity to meet like-minded organisations who are committed to changing how we think and act about mental health.

13 Feb

The course will set out the theoretical and legislative framework for children and young people’s participation in Wales and involve techniques that can be used directly with children and young people.

13 Feb

A one day course aimed at anyone working directly or indirectly with children and young people in a wide range of workplace and community settings. The purpose of the training is to give participants confidence and essential knowledge on how to safeguard the children and young people in their environment.

15 - 17 Feb

Making Connections will be the 10th edition of the Child in the City World Conference series, and is being held by the International Child in the City Foundation, Dublin City Council and the Irish Department of Children and Youth Affairs from 15-17 September 2020.

25 Feb

Champions are members of staff that are passionate about changing the way people think and act about mental health problems in the workplace. They play a fundamental role in pushing the work of your action plan forward and embedding that change. This Masterclass will enable pledged employers to understand how organisations have recruited and engaged Champions in the workplace. You will also have the opportunity to meet like-minded organisations who are committed to changing how we think and act about mental health.

26 Feb

This course will examine Adverse Childhood Experiences, children’s rights and the concept of a good childhood, resilience and how to build resilience in children to cope with and mitigate the effects of Early Childhood Experiences.

26 Feb

Depression and anxiety are the most common types of mental illness in the UK. People with a learning disability are much more likely to experience mental health issues like these than the general population. This training looks at the latest research as to why this is and how to support someone with a learning disability to understand these conditions. We will take a detailed look at these common mental health issues and most importantly, the best ways to treat them and stay well.

27 Feb

The training will explore youth homelessness. The course will outline reasons for youth homelessness, current trends and the impact of current Housing and Homelessness legislation in Wales. Ways of support young homeless people and the issues such as substance misuse, Child Sexual Exploitation and how to safeguard them. This will be conducted using a rights based approach.

12 Mar

This conference will be concentrating on the support and services that are essential for people to thrive. Individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same basic rights to receive equity in areas such as healthcare, independent living, employment opportunities and accommodation. Removing the barriers and providing adequate provision is essential.

13 Mar

The Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture and National Conference will focus on ‘ACEs, Attachment, and Trauma: new advances in understanding and treatment’.

17 - 18 Mar

Two related 1-day courses relevant to people producing or using evidence to influence the health and well-being of the population. In particular, those working in local government, public health, third sector, higher education institutions, including health economics research units, and related organisations.

26 Mar

This course is aimed at officers such as EHP’s and EH Managers, planners, regeneration officers and other staff who will need to understand and be capable of contributing to, or in some cases, conducting a Rapid Desk Top HIA and appreciate how to use the findings in practice.

26 Mar

Cymorth Cymru’s annual conference is aimed at support, housing and homelessness organisations in Wales.

21 Apr

This conference will assess what more can be done to improve the participation of girls and young women in sport both at school and more widely and follows a Sport England survey published last year which found that 2.3 million children and young people are doing fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a day.

28 Apr

This event is providing the opportunity for a conclusive review of the 2020 strategy, and an assessment of the forward steps that have been made in the journey to transform dementia care, support & research. The conference will welcome back some of the highest profile contributors from previous years to form the most senior speaker line-up ever assembled.

05 May

Student Mental Health: Responding to the Crisis

ETC.Venues Prospero House, London

Delegates will explore why more students are turning to unconventional incomes like gambling and sex work during their studies, how the university experience can compound cultural and environmental conditions that lead students to access and supply drugs; and discussing how cross-institutional co-operation as well as legislative review of attitudes towards information sharing could prevent students reaching a point of crisis.

21 May

The show will include a selection of seminars focused on topics such as coping with mental illness, ways to promote positive mental health, and how to support people around you who are suffering with ill mental health.

08 Oct

Talking Mental Health is a National Conference that will be taking place to help people understand and recognise poor Mental Health and to make a difference.