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Day One Guide - Helping Families, Children and Young People to be Emotionally Strong and Resilient

Health prac3Welcome to the start of our week on helping families and giving children and young people the best start to life.
This short blog is to provide a pointer for what we have coming up today and some things you may want to book for later in the week. But as this is a week of ‘action’ we would also like to encourage you to use the week as an opportunity to post details on what you are doing, to share successes or make a pledge to do something that ensures children and young people are at the heart of what we do.

Our Twitter hashtag for this week is #PHPCYPWeek (Population Health Practice/Practitioners Children and Young People Week), so please try to use it and get us trending.

Today’s theme is ‘Helping Families, Children and Young People to be Emotionally Strong and Resilient.’
Blogs coming to this site today:

  • Introduction to Week of Action - Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing, Department of Health and Public Health England
  • Children of military families - challenges and opportunities, Wendy Nicholson, Professional Officer for School and Community Nursing, DH
  • Infant Mental Health– Theresa Bishop, Fellow of the institute of Health Visiting - Health Visitors can book a place on iHV Infant Mental Health Training
  • MindEd - Supporting the development of young healthy minds– Mervyn Townley, Consultant Nurse, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board - find out more about the MindEd work @ https://www.minded.org.uk/
  • Eating Disorders and Young People – Samantha Gregg, Specialist Dietitian, Newbridge House,Birmingham
  • Music Therapy and Young People – Steve Sandford, Music Therapist at Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bullying, Resilience and Transition to Adulthood – a personal story by Steve Green - find out more about the Diana Awards @ http://diana-award.org.uk/
  • Partnership working between Midwives and Health Visitors – Julia Whiting and her team, Health Visitor Programme Lead, Health Education East of England
  • The importance of breastfeeding for emotional well-being by Francesca Entwistle, Baby Friendly Initiative
  • The Highfield Unit, Oxford: excellence in care for young people with mental health disorders - Jean Christensen, Department of Health - find out more at http://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/highfieldunit/

Audio/Video

  • Each day this week we will be posting a podcast interview with Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing, Department of Health and Public Health England, as she tells the story of the service transformation that has taken place across health visiting services since 2010. Listen to today's podcast at listen to ‘Health Visitor Service Transformation Part 1’ on audioBoom

Today's Webchats/Twitter Chats

  • 3.00-4.00pm Children and Young People’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing and the MindEd programme - webinar hosted by Mervyn Townley, Consultant Nurse, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. For more details on the MindEd Programme go to https://www.minded.org.uk/

(To book a place please e-mail ian.packman@dh.gsi.gov.uk quoting MON1)

  • 4.30-5.30pm The Education initiative - New Elements of Learning webinar - hosted by Sue Hatton, Health Education England & Mary Malone and Lynn Sayer, Kings College London

(To book a place please e-mail ian.packman@dh.gsi.gov.uk quoting MON2)

  • 8.00-9.00pm ‘AHPs, making a difference with children and young people’s health & wellbeing’ – Twitterchat with @Physiotalk

(Open to all AHPs – join on the night. Details will be available at http://physiotalk.co.uk/ )

PHE Facebook Page

We'll be posting a few facts and links on https://www.facebook.com/PublicHealthEngland

Twitter

We'll be drip-feeding throughout the day a range of facts relating to week's themes

Professional Journals

Keep your eyes open for related articles appearing in professional journals during the week or on their websites (some journals will be subscription/membership access only). Articles appearing on today’s theme include Maternal Mental Health – Postnatal Depression, the importance of breastfeeding for emotional well-being, health visitors and school nurses supporting asylum seekers, the impact of specialist health visitors for homeless and vulnerable families.

Nursing & Midwifery

AHP

        • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy - Frontline
        • College of Occupational Therapists - OT News
        • The British Dietetics Association - Dietetics Today
        • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist - Bulletin

Things to plan for the rest of the week:

Tuesday, 18th Nov

  • 7.00-8.00pm The leadership role of health visitors and school nurses in giving children and young people the best start to life Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association CPHVA hosted Twitterchat

(Open to all. Join on the night using the hashtag #CPHVAtt . Learn more on chats at

http://www.unitetheunion.org/how-we-help/list-of-sectors/healthsector/healthsectoryourprofession/cphva/cphvaevents/cphva-twitter-tuesday/ )

  • 8.00-9.00pm @WeSchoolNurses Twitterchat

(join on the night at https://twitter.com/WeSchoolNurses)

Wednesday, 19th Nov

  • 11.00sm-12noon Sheila Merrill, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents' (RoSPA) public health adviser, will be answering home safety questions on the @RoSPA Twitter account. #AskRoSPA (no need to book a place just join on the day)

 

  • 3.00-4.00pm Promoting Child Cyclist Safety and Helmet Use – Simple Yet So Hard - Angela Lee, Paediatric Nurse Consultant, Royal Berkshire Foundation NHS Trust

(To book a place please e-mail ian.packman@dh.gsi.gov.uk quoting WED1)

  • 4.30-5.30pm Reducing Hospital/GP Visits and managing minor illness webinarPauline Watts, Health Visitor Professional Lead, and Wendy Nicholson, School and Community Nursing Professional Lead, Department of Health

(To book a place please e-mail ian.packman@dh.gsi.gov.uk quoting WED2)

Thursday, 20th Nov

  • 8.00-9.00pm Getting it right for our children and young people - @WeNurses Twitterchat

(Join on the night. Details will appear at http://www.wenurses.co.uk/ )

Friday, 21st Nov

  • 12.00-1.00pm Special Educational Needs Reforms webinar – hosted by Lynne Watson, Fellow of Institute of Health Visiting, and Wendy Nicholson, School and Community Nursing Professional Lead, Department of Health

(To book a place please e-mail ian.packman@dh.gsi.gov.uk quoting FRI1)

 

Other useful information, links and resources

This week is also Anti-Bullying Week and you can find out more information at http://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/anti-bullying-week/ and on Twitter #stopbullying

Young Minds:

http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

National Children's Bureau:

http://www.ncb.org.uk/healthy-care/useful-links/mental-health-and-emotional-well-being

British Youth Council:

http://www.byc.org.uk/news/byc-study-reveals-young-people’s-suggestions-on-how-to-get-the-most-from-school-nurses.aspx

Council for Disabled Children:

http://www.councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/work-themes/social-care/disabled-children-and-bullying

4Children:

http://www.4children.org.uk/

National Youth Agency:

http://www.nya.org.uk/

UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative:

http://www.unicef.org.uk/BabyFriendly/Health-Professionals/Infant-feeding-networks/England/NIFN-London/

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