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Programme

Conference Language: The language of the conference will be English.

Real-time captioning will be available. 

Conference Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Bratislava, 27/A Trnavská cesta 831 04 Bratislava, Slovakia

 

 

Monday 20th May, 2024

  08:00 - 08:45

Registrations 

  08:45 - 09:30

Welcoming Remarks

  • James Crowe, EASPD
 
  09:30 - 11:15                            

Introduction: Keynote interviews

“Towards a comprehensive approach to mental health: How to define psychosocial disabilities and mental health issues?” 

"The global context on mental health and the need for significant social sector changes.” 

  11:15 - 11:45

Coffee Break 

  11:45 - 12:45

Panel 1: State of play of mental health service provisions: guiding principles for moving mental health towards human rights, person-centred, community and recovery-based services and realities on the ground.

  12:45 - 14:15

Lunch Break

  14:15 - 15:15

Workshops: Practical tools for delivering mental health support services to particular groups or under particular context.

  1. Mental health, psychosocial disabilities and autism.
  2. The role of Early Childhood Intervention in mental health and psychosocial disabilities.
  3. Mental health, and psychosocial disabilities in times of emergency crisis.
  4. Intersectionality between mental illness and economic poverty.
 
  15:15-15:45

Innovation Awards Ceremony

Moderator: James Crowe, EASPD

  15:45      End of Day 1

Tuesday 21st May, 2024

   09:00 - 09:45                  

Coffee and Welcome 

   09:45 - 11:00                  

Workshops: Practical tools for delivering mental health support services to particular groups or under particular context.

  1. Intersectionality: mental health, psychosocial disabilities, and ageing.
  2. Mental health, psychosocial disabilities and young population.
  3. Project development: fostering new research ideas on mental health and psychosocial disabilities.
 

   11:00 - 11:30           

 Coffee Break

   11:30 - 12:30   

Panel 2: Focus on National Legal Frameworks – On the path to integrate human rights, person-centred, community and recovery-based approaches at the forefront of national mental health policies and systems.

   12:30 - 13:00 Innovation Awards Ceremony
   13:00 - 14:30

Lunch Break

   14:30 - 15:30

Panel 3: How to support a paradigm shift? Let's discuss! - Setting the role, challenges and transition needs of the disability sector in relation to provision of mental health services.

   15:30 - 15:45

Concluding Remarks

  • Jim Crowe, EASPD President 
 
   15:45End of Day 2