OHRN will host an annual national conference and other regional training events throughout the year.
Past OHRN Events (with presentations available to download)
Upcoming conferences & workshops
- 3 July 2013 (West Midlands)
The No Offence! summer conference at HMP Oakwood will focus on the increasing number of ex-military personnel entering the criminal justice system. Who is responsible when service personnel are discharged? Do they get adequate resettlement back into the community? Does the current situation fly in the face of the military covenant? All these questions and more will be debated throughout the day by key speakers and workshop leads from various professional backgrounds who will deliver presentations explaining the important facts and issues associated with this emotive and misrepresented group. Visit the No Offence website to book or email No Offence for further details.
- 10-11 July 2013 (Manchester)
Assessing Personality Disorder: Critical Skills and the IPDE
DSM-5 and ICD-11 will result in a radical overhaul of the way in which we define, classify, assess and formulate personality disorder. In this workshop, we will examine developments and consider the implications of these changes for how we detect and assess personality pathology in our clients. Critical skills for the assessment of PD using the IPDE and associated interviews will be covered using case study examples, video exercises, group tasks and direct teaching. For more information or to register for this event, please download the flyer or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 10-11 September 2013 (Warwick)
Public Health England Annual Conference 2013
The conference will bring together those working in public health, from local and national government, academia, industry, the voluntary and community sector, the NHS and internationally, to share knowledge and learn from each other. Please visit the conference website for details of the abstract categories and how to submit an abstract online.For queries or further information, please contact email@example.com.
- 18 September 2013 (Manchester)
Suicide Bereavement is Everyone's Business: Policy, Research and Practice
One of the key objectives of the Suicide Prevention Strategy is to provide better support for those bereaved or affected by suicide. This conference includes prominent speakers who will discuss the strategy and highlight current research and practice in the newly developing field of suicide bereavement.Speakers include Prof Louis Appleby, Madeleine Moon (MP) and Dr Sharon McDonnell. Visit the website to book or contact Sharon McDonnell for further details.
- 17 May 2013 (Manchester)
- CALM NW Reducing Suicide Summit 2013
Join CALM this year as we build on the success of 3 year's of ground-breaking events covering the Cheshire & Merseyside area and discover more about what is happening across the NW. Our aim is to inspire you and enable you to gain practical knowledge about reducing suicide in your area. Please visit the website for more information.
- 22-24 May 2013 (Finland)
2nd European Conference on Mental Health Nursing
Early bird offer extended to the end of February. Submissions of presentations are invited relating, but not exclusively, to the following themes: Social exclusion, recovery and rehabilitation, service user involvement and patient rights, primary mental health care, philosophy of mental health nursing, forensic nursing, acute care and challenging situations, medication and other biological treatments, nurse education and clinical skills in mental health nursing, care of children, adolescents or other vulnerable groups, ethical issues in mental health nursing, mental health promotion and early interventions and addictions nursing.
- 4th June 2013 (London)
Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar: Next steps for mental health policy: the evolving commissioning landscape and public mental health
This seminar will focus on the future of mental health policy including the evolving roles of Public Health England, Health and Wellbeing Boards and Clinical Commissioning Groups, as well as the local community in promoting mental health and preventing mental illness. Sessions will focus on what more can be done to include service users and carers in the design of their care; the next steps for the development of indicators of success and data collection, integration of services and education of the workforce.
- 4-5th June 2013 (London)
DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Where is the roadmap taking us?
Mental health practitioners and researchers around the world anticipate the DSM-5 that is due to published by the American Psychiatric Association within the first few months of 2013. The aim of this conference is to have a rigorous and comprehensive discussion of the clinical, research, and public health implications of the DSM-5. The perspective is international and speakers will include top scientists, key policy makers, patient representatives, and front-line clinicians. Visit the website to book online
- 24-28 June 2013 (Maryland, USA)
Health in Prisons
Health in Prisons is a one-week course offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Please see the flyer (pdf 218KB) for further details.