The FOURTH Children and Young People’s Mental Health Conference:

Improving access, increasing participation, engaging diversity

University of Northampton 20-22 September 2017

Call for Papers

Children and young people’s mental health services face increasing challenges. As demand for mental health support from children, young people and their families increase, services in the public, private and voluntary sectors have been required to be increasingly innovative in meeting these needs. This conference will explore the challenges and opportunities presented, outlining the difficulties we face and the solutions we have found.

We invite submissions for papers, symposia, workshops and posters, addressing the conference theme Improving access, increasing participation, engaging diversity. In addition, any work related to children and young people’s mental health is welcomed.

To submit a paper, workshop, poster or symposium, complete this form

Confirmed keynotes include:

Professor Sami Timimi

Professor Katherine Johnson

Dr Julian Edbrooke-Child

Dr Guilaine Kinouani

Dr Duncan Law

Dr Lindsay O’Dell

Dr Fiona Warner-Gale

Dr Samantha Warner

The call for papers closes on 5 September 2017. A final programme will be released on 7 September. (If you require confirmation that you will be presenting sooner than this, please contact and we will do our best to accommodate you.)

Contact us

For information regarding the conference themes, call for papers, etc, please email