Promoting the critical mental health movement

22nd June 2009

9-10am Registration

10-10.05am Joanna Moncrieff, Senior Lecturer in Social and Community Psychiatry, University College London 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
Critical psychiatry: Past, present and future

10.30-10.55am Jan Wallcraft, Freelance Mental Health Researcher/Writer
Recovery - a double-edged sword?

10.55-11.20am Coffee

11.20-11.45am Mark Cresswell, Lecturer in the School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University
'Psychiatric sovereignty' and the 'Politics of the exception'

11.45-12.10pm Liam Clarke, Reader, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Brighton
Institutional breakdown: Exploring nursing practice in acute in-patient settings

12.10-12.35pm Gail Hornstein, Professor of Psychology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Narrating madness: Whose story counts?

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

3.20-3.45pm Tea

3.45-5.30pm Panel discussion
Can critical psychiatry make a difference to mental health practice?
Chair: Duncan Double, Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Norfolk & Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and University of East Anglia
David Whitwell, former consultant psychiatrist
Sue Bailey, Registrar, Royal College of Psychiatrists
Tim Kendall, Joint Director, National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health
Pat Bracken, Clinical Director of the West Cork Mental Health Services, Ireland

Conference venue

Dunston Hall