Mental Health in Sport Conference, 28th July 2015: Register now!

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Maudsley Learning will host its 2nd annual conference focusing on mental health within the sports industry later this year. Once again we’ll bring together high profile sporting bodies, coaches, medical professionals and others involved in player welfare, safeguarding and performance to discuss key issues around mental health and wellbeing in the sport industry.


Prof. Dr. Astrid Junge, head of research, FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre
Sarah Cecil, lead sport psychologist (Multi-sport), English Institute of Sport
Dr. Ian Beasley, head of medical services, The Football Association
Ian Braid, CEO, British Athletes Commission
Pippa Bennett, former chief medical officer, England Women’s Football Teams
Angus Mugford, director, personal and organisational performance, IMG Academy
Dr. Phil Cooper, co-founder, State of Mind
Brendon Batson OBE, chairman, Professional Players Federation
Oliver Jones, Head Coach, Brooklands Tennis Club

Learning Outcomes

* Achieving parity of esteem between physical and mental health in elite sport
* Identifying best practices around enhancing mental wellbeing of athletes
* Benchmarking mental wellbeing in sport
* How can sporting bodies monitor the mental wellbeing of athletes
* Enhancing the psychological competence of elite coaches
* Exploring the mental/behavioural implications of concussions in contact sports
* Examining the impact of sport on mental health enabling people with mental health problems enter competitive sports
* Facilitating conversations for collaborations in a pan sport mental health network to share best practice and enable elite athletes to perform better

Professional Development

* This is a fantastic opportunity to anyone in the sports industry in understanding the importance of mental health and wellbeing and its impact on athletes’ performance and personal wellbeing
* Key learnings from experts and other sports
* Great networking opportunity
* Certificate of attendance can be provided on request
* This event is CPD accredited for all members of the RPDPS register

Who should attend

* Coaches
* Medical professionals
* Player welfare professionals
* Safeguarding professionals
* National governing bodies
* Player associations
* Player welfare managers
* Sports psychiatrists
* Sports psychologists
* Academics / Students
* Club owners
* Senior decision makers
* Policy makers

Key Links

Promotional code: BJSM – Offers 45% off standard delegate rate…
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