Promoting the critical mental health movement

22nd June 2009

9-10am Registration

10-10.05am Phil Thomas, Professor of Philosophy, Diversity and Mental Health, Centre for Ethnicity and Health, Univerity of Central Lancashire and co-Chair, Critical Psychiatry Network
Welcome and introduction

10.05-10.30am Sami Timimi, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust, Lincoln and Visiting Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Lincoln

10.30-10.55am Jan Wallcraft, Freelance Mental Health Researcher/Writer

10.55-11.20am Coffee

11.20-11.45am Helen Spandler, Research Fellow, Department of Social Work, Univerity of Central Lancashire

11.45-12.10pm Liam Clarke, Reader, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Brighton

12.10-12.35pm Gail Hornstein, Professor of Psychology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts

12.35-1pm Discussion

1-2.30pm Lunch

2.30-3.15pm Keynote address
David Cohen, Professor of Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, psychotherapist and consultant
Whither critical psychiatry?
3.15-3.20pm Vote of thanks
Joanna Moncrieff, Senior Lecturer in Social and CommunityPpsychiatry, University College London and co-chair, Critical Psychiatry Network

3.20-3.45pm Tea

3.45-5.30pm Panel discussion
Can critical psychiatry make a difference to mental health practice?
Kamaldeep Bhui, Professor, Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine & Dentistry
David Whitwell

Conference venue

Dunstan Hall