PWP National Networking Forum 2024

PWP National Networking Forum 2024
5 CPD Hours Early Bird: £179+VAT
Online Course
Wed 24 Apr 2024 09:00-16:00
Join your peers at this exciting and interactive training conference! Gain practical insight into how to deliver clinically informed interventions when approaching complexity plus raise your confidence in working with menopause and improve outcomes for patients experiencing anxiety. Reignite existing relationships and build new connections with fellow PWPs who are experiencing the same pressures as you, and be inspired by innovative strategies to overcome your common challenges. Benefit from thought-provoking discussions and leave this day motivated to drive forward your practice.

***Early Bird Discount***

£179 + VAT for one NHS or Public Sector place when booked before Friday 15th March 2024

Redefine your role as a PWP with insightful presentations and practical workshops

Book your place to become part of a wider network of professionals and enter into the discussions about how to deliver the best possible care at Step 2. Hear from other services, learn how to overcome common difficulties and explore new areas of development:

  • Effective approaches for assessing complexity at Step 2
  • Developing your best practice assessment tools for working with menopause  
  • Sustaining your wellbeing and creating support mechanisms to prevent burnout   
  • Learn from first hand experiences of professional development 
  • Proven examples to support you manage your workload, maximise supervision and reduce burnout
  • Exploring practical strategies to limit overtime in clinical work and admin-based data inputting

Invitation to sponsor: Talking Therapies NNF welcome industry partners

This forum is a great opportunity for providers of mental health solutions to support psychological therapy professionals, as well as have presentation and interaction time in the agenda. To find out more about engagement and branding opportunities available in the full sponsorship package, please email Sarah Kemm.

9:00
Join, tech support and opportunity to network in your breakout room
9:30
Chair's opening remarks: The professional body of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners
  • Exploring career development opportunities for 2024: how can we empower our workforce?
Dr Sarah Watts, Clinical Director, NHS Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Talking Therapies Service
Career development for 2024
9:40
Enabling the role of senior PWPs to support career progression and promote best practice
  • Career PWPs: Making the role of the senior PWP recognised and meaningful
  • Developing the role of senior PWPs: balancing responsibilities and service target expectations
  • Practical strategies to limit overtime in clinical work and admin-based data inputting
Sophie Strange, Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, NHS Somerset Talking Therapies for Anxiety and Depression
10:20
Activating professional growth: Wellbeing, retention and career development
  • How we can diversify further clinical training opportunities for PWPs
  • Preventing burnout, tools to support your workforce and empower PWPs
  • Practical skills we can put into place to support PWP wellbeing and open new opportunities
Sian Sinnott, Step 2 Clinical Lead, WithYou - Surrey
11:00
Questions and answers with your speakers
11:10
Screen break
Building wellbeing and resilience
11:20
Sustaining your wellbeing and creating support mechanisms to prevent burnout
  • Methods to reduce emotional ‘triggering’ and creating personal emotional boundaries
  • Utilising your supervision: the benefits of line management, case management and clinical skill time
  • How to maximise all available support to promote your personal wellbeing
Elizabeth Gray, Co-chair, National PWP Leads Network
12:00
Questions and answers with your speakers
12:10
Interactive discussion: Evaluating the lasting impact of preceptorships and champion roles
  • Do you have any experiences of preceptorships?
  • Have you been a PWP Champion? What impact did it have on your role? What would you hope that it would enable?
  • How do you picture professional growth to look like? What key factors do you consider as an enabler?
12:30
Interactive feedback: Evaluating the lasting impact of preceptorships and champion roles
12:40
Industry presentations
12:50
Questions and answers with your industry partners
1:00
Meet the sponsors
1:10
Lunchtime break
Advancing assessment skills
1:40
Making appropriate and effective assessments for complex presentations
  • Understanding complexity and learning how to recognise presentations in your assessments
  • Tools to decipher complexity presenting during your assessments against historic complexity
  • Understanding the suitability of complexity at Step 2
Richard Stott, Doctor of Clinical Psychiatry, King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
2:20
Questions and answers with your speakers
2:30
Interactive discussion: What are your experiences of working with complexity?
  • What are the challenges that you face when you work with patients with complex needs?
  • How do you recognise complexity?
  • What assessment tools do you use to help inform your practice?
2:50
Discussion feedback: What are your experiences of working with complexity?
3:00
Screen break
Adapting assessment skills for menopause
3:10
Improving assessment skills for patients with menopause symptoms
  • Recognising common symptoms of the menopause to support your assessments
  • How to conduct effective conversations with patients about the menopause
  • Understanding practical adaptations to support patients living with the menopause
Sally Tribe, Lecturer in Evidence Based Psychological Therapies, University of East Anglia and Sarah Fairweather, Child and Adult Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Fairweather Therapy
3:50
Questions and answers with your speakers
4:00
Closing remarks and close of conference

Call for speakers

If you would like to give a presentation and share your work or the work of your service at this conference, we would be delighted to hear from you. To discuss speaking opportunities please email the conference producer Vanessa Pearce, or call Vanessa on 01732 897788.

Your confirmed speaker line-up to date:

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Dr Sarah Watts

Clinical Director
NHS Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Talking Therapies Service
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Sophie Strange

Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
NHS Somerset Talking Therapies for Anxiety and Depression
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Sian Sinnott

Step 2 Clinical Lead
WithYou - Surrey
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Elizabeth Gray

Co-chair
National PWP Leads Network
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Richard Stott

Doctor of Clinical Psychiatry
King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
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Sally Tribe

Lecturer in Evidence Based Psychological Therapies
University of East Anglia
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Sarah Fairweather

Child and Adult Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Fairweather Therapy

Join your peers for a dedicated day of learning and networking

Gain a national overview for developing your service, build new connections with likeminded professionals including PWPs, Clinical Leads, Clinical Services Managers, Cognitive Behavioural Therapists and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners.

Take a look at what last year’s attendees of 'PWP Professional Development Forum 2023' said:

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"Well presented and informative forum providing lots of opportunity for reflection on the poignant parts of the PWP role"
- Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Talking Therapies Service
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"Really inspiring for PWPs to hear about the passion and possibilities in the role"
- Greenwich Time to Talk - NHS Talking Therapies
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"I found it really inspiring and it has made me feel more positive and empowered about my role as a PWP, and how as a SPWP I can pass these messages onto other PWPs"
- Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service
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"Really great event, so interesting, so much to take away and think about"
- Bedfordshire Talking Therapies
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"It was incredibly valuable to share, and witness my colleague present on, my experience as a Step 2 Clinical Lead and also hear from other leaders in services about what we can do to develop the PWP role"
- We Are With You
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"Really knowledgeable"
- Pennine Care NHS Talking Therapies

Pricing structure

  • EARLY BIRD: £179 + VAT for one NHS or Public Sector place when booked before Friday 15th March 2024
  • £209 + VAT for one NHS or Public Sector place when booked after Friday 15th March 2024

Commercial companies are invited to attend and sponsor this day. Please contact Sarah Kemm on 01732 897788 for further details.

Reservations

You can reserve a no-obligation place whilst you apply for funding.

If your funding has not yet been secured or you would like to hold your place with no obligation whilst waiting for your study leave to be approved, you can reserve your place with us. Please email the reservations team at SBK Healthcare with your details:

  • Booking contact: name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  • Event(s) to reserve for: title and date
  • Delegate details (for each delegate): name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  • Organisation details: name and address

Alternatively you can make a confirmed booking by emailing the above information to the bookings team.

Registration fees

You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.

Modify registration

To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email bookings@sbk-healthcare.co.uk.

Cancellations and substitutions

A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Healthcare. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.

Conference changes

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.

Certificate of attendance

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every attendee, as a record of continuing professional training and development.

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Why sponsor a Talking Therapies National Networking Forum

Our role at SBK Healthcare is to bring industry together with healthcare professionals so that you can educate and inform your audience. These trail-blazing diabetes delivery forums offering dedicated presentation, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be full immersed into the event and able to effectively engage with your NHS audience.

Interested in having your own event, managed by us?

SBK Healthcare also provides in-house forums. Working closely with you as the client we can research, produce, market and deliver the conference or online forum that best suits the audience and meets your goals.

Reach out today

If you would like more information on our sponsorship options an in-house forum or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contact:
Sarah Kemm
Contact: 01732 897788
Email: sarah.kemm@sbk-healthcare.co.uk