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Proceedings 1996     First Youth Support International Conference - Royal College of Physicians London

Proceedings 1998     Second Youth Support International Conference - Royal College of Physicians London

Proceedings April 2000  Gioventu Duemila - Youth 2000 - International Conference on Youth and Trauma Italy

Proceedings 2000     Third Youth Support International Conference - Royal College of Physicians London

Proceedings 2002    Fourth Youth Support International Conference - The Barbican London

Proceedings 2004    Fifth Youth Support International Conference - University of West Indies Mona Jamaica

Proceedings 2006    Sixth Youth Support International Conference - Royal Society of Medicine London

Journal of Adolescent Health and Welfare

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Proceedings 1996     First Youth Support International Conference - Royal College of Physicians London

Contents list
Part 1
Introduction -  Dr Diana Birch - Director Youth Support
Opening Address - Professor Roger Tonkin
Youth Empowerment - Illusion or reality?
 
Part 2
Mental Health and Behaviour Problems - Chaired by Professor Eric Taylor
Bonnie’s story - read by Laura Clarke.
Peter Wilson - “What is mental health in Adolescence”
Chris Hollis - “Mental Illness in Adolescence” (transcript not available)
Troy Tranah “Juvenile Delinquency”
Dr Ueli Buhlmann -    “Emotional Issues in Therapy”
Patrick Alvin - “Teenage Suicide - a challenge to common ideas”
A personal story -  Carol Kremer - A Story
 
Part 3
Health & Physical Challenge - Chaired by Professor Neville Butler
Dr Aidan MacFarlane - “Substance Abuse”
Dr Frank Besag - “Epilepsy in Adolescence”
Anne Philpott - “A white coat and sensible shoes” - young women’s sexual health.
Dr Rosemary Kirkman ; Maggie Flint - “Y-Wait”
Dr Elizabeth Heycock - “A young person’s confidential Health record”
 
Part 4
Teenage pregnancy and sexuality -  Chaired by Pramilla Senenayake
Dr Diana Birch “Are you my sister, Mummy?” - The Youth Support Experience.
Introduced by Dr Fay Hutchinson
Dr Fay Hutchinson - Contraception and Sexual Education in the Nineties.
Dr Pamela Gilles - Young People’s sexuality ; Promises and prospects.
Dr Nona Dawson - The Education needs of  young mothers.
Diana Noble and Dr Gillian Vanhegan - What young people want.
Dr Chris Wilkinson - Providing an STD service for Youth
Muriel O’Driscoll - Psychosexual Counselling - Sexual Orientation.
 
Part 5
Social and Behavioural Challenges in Adolescence -  Chaired by Ann Sutton
Paul Griffiths - ‘Needs of young people - the role of voluntary agencies’
Dr Leon Polnay -  ‘Needs of Young People in Residential Care’
Laura Gamble -  Recreational Drug Use
Christine Ferron - School Drop Outs
Dr Aggrey Burke - ‘The challenge of race - the outcome of teenage pregnancies’
Keith Drinkwater - Young People Running Away.
 
Part 6
Keynote Lecture - Professor Richard MacKenzie

 

Proceedings 1998     Second Youth Support International Conference - Royal College of Physicians London

Contents
 ‘Youth - Conserving Our Resource for the Future’
October 1998 at The Royal College of Physicians, London.
 
Contents
Part 1
Preface
Day One - Thursday 22nd October 1998
Opening Address - Diana Birch
Keynote Address:
Adolescent Reproductive Health –Lessons Learned and New Directions - Gail Slap
 
Part 2
Plenary 1: Adolescent Sexuality –Chaired by Chris Wilkinson and Pierre-Paul Tellier
STIs - The Issues for Young People - Diane Noble and Gillian VanHegan
Sexual Exploitation of Youth in Japan - Yuko Matsuhashi
Teenage Abortion - Lars Holmberg
Sexual Practices in Adolescence – Sexual Initiation - Jorge Pelaez
APAUSE - Claire Lewis and Nathan Curry
Effective School-based Sex Education - John Rees - APAUSE
 
Part 3
Plenary P2 Health and Physical Challenge -Chaired Gerben Sinnema and Simon Clarke
Primary Care and the Adolescent - Ann McPherson
Does School Health Have A Future? - Leon Polnay
Adolescents with chronic conditions - Joan-Carles Suris
Use of Health Care Resources by Adolescents - Jeanine Pommier
Transition From Paediatric To Adult Care - Marcelle de Sousa
 
Part 4
Workshop Presentations and Special Seminars
Psychological Issues in Teenage Pregnancy - Diana ML Birch              
Communicating with Adolescents- Daniel Hardoff
Youth & the Media - Victor Strasburger
Sexual Education - Training in Family Life Education - Barbara Huberman
 
Part 5
Plenary P3 - Teenage Pregnancy - Chaired by Pamela McNeil and Christine Ferron
Adolescent Fathers - Diana Birch
Teenage Mothers and their Children - Nona Dawson
Pregnancy, Parenting and Playtime - Muriel O’Driscoll
Adolescent Pregnancy: The Nepean Experience - Karen Dudley
The Prevention of Teenage Pregnancies - Ellen Rome
Adolescent Pregnancy, Sexuality and the Welfare Debate - Peter Selman

Part 6
Plenary P4 - Disability,Education & Employment – Chair Anne McCarthy, Richard Brown
Adolescents With Cystic Fibrosis, Transition Issues - Ueli Buhlman
Chronic Ill Health In Adolescents - Gerben Sinnema
Chronic Illness And Youth - Helena Fonseca
Job Retention - Anne McCarthy
The Power of Positive Peers - Mark Boyce and Daniella Forer
Establishing Young People’s Health Sessions - Gillian Turner
 
Part 7
Keynote Lecture chaired by Diana Birch
Protecting Youth from Harm-Lessons Learned from Adolescent Health-Robert Blum
Youth in a Multicultural Society - Pamela McNeil
 
Part 8
Day Two - Friday 23rd October 1998
Keynote Address – Chair Richard MacKenzie
Youth - Conserving our Resource For the Future - Diana Birch

Part 9 
Plenary P5 - Mental Health - Chaired by Eric Taylor and Daniel Hardoff
Teenage Suicide - Richard Brown
Attention Deficit Disorder - Simon Clarke
Chronic Fatigue - Russell Viner
Traumatically Bereaved Adolescents - Dora Black
Young People, Homophobia and Mental Health - Joy Trotter

Part 10
Plenary P6 - Social and Behavioural Issues – Chair Joan-Carles Suris and David Baum
The Care System - Keith Drinkwater
Epilepsy in Adolescence - Frank Besag
Working with Young Men in Rural Communities - Simon Blake
Health Education For Adolescents - Does it Modify Behaviour? -Christine Ferron
Deprived Youth in Russia - Andrei Smirnov
Educating the Carers-Helen Russell-Johnson:Rosemary Blunden:Michelle Charles

Part 11
Plenary Session P7 - Youth and the Family - Chair Gail Slap and Neville Butler
Women’s Centres of Jamaica Foundation Programmes - Pamela McNeil
Working With Families Where There Has Been Abuse - Fiona Subotsky
Youth and the Family - Deprivation and Cultural Issues - Aggrey Burke
When the Going Gets Tough - Sharon Pettle
The Importance of Family in Leaving Care - Kathy McAuley

Part 12
Plenary Session P8 - Abuse and Self Harm - Chaired by Robert Blum and Ann Sutton
Transitional Care in Adolescents with Eating Disorders - Rod McClymont
Admission and Initial Therapy of Severely Ill Anorexics - Ueli Buhlmann
Sexually Abused Adolescents with History of Prior Victimisation - Elaine Yordan
Youth Suicide Prevention - An Australian Nursing Perspective - Robyn Rosina
Sexual Abuse - Protecting Young Men And Women From Abuse - Pat Cox
Self-Harming Behaviours in Adolescents Residential Settings - Michael Maher

Part 13
Poster Presentations and Free Papers
Renal Function in Adolescents with Eating Disorders - McClymont, Anderson et al
Teen Pregnancy a Motivator for Positive Change -Marcia Nogueira Chiyo Maniwa
Rating scale to assess communication skills with adolescents - R.H. Hearne et al  
Physical Abuse of Adolescents in Chile - Does a Problem Exist? – Romero et al
Adolescence:Myth or Reality - Samoan Women’s Perspective. Anne-Marie Tupuola
Adolescents' Sexual Behaviour in School- Ekaterinburg, Russia -Natalia Smirnova
Adolescent Health in Urban India; A Study of Mumbai - Anil Kumar
Promoting Adolescent Health on an Adolescent Ward - G.Anderson et al
Reducing Teenage Pregnancy: Interagency Discussion Document - Helen King
Mortality from Violent Causes: A Challenge for the Americas – T.Zubarew et al
The Development of a Concept of Family Therapy - Sergei Sannikov
Medicinal Herbs in Psychotherapy: Galina Sannikova
‘Project work’ with Young Drug Abusers– Youth Support Experience -
 
Part 14
Keynote Lecture Chair Diana Birch- Runaway and Homeless Youth-Richard Brown
Panel: Dick MacKenzie, Pam McNeil, Irene Adams, Andrei Smirnov
Closing Address - Diana Birch
 

Proceedings April 2000  Gioventu Duemila - Youth 2000 - International Conference on Youth and Trauma Italy

Proceedings 2000     Third Youth Support International Conference - Royal College of Physicians London

Proceedings 2002    Fourth Youth Support International Conference - The Barbican London

Proceedings 2004    Fifth Youth Support International Conference - University of West Indies Mona Jamaica

Proceedings 2006    Sixth Youth Support International Conference - Royal Society of Medicine London


Journal

Journal of Adolescent Health and Welfare

A slightly abridged version of The Journal is available on line. Most now available as pdf files.

 

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Post 2002 - limited editions for conferences - available 2004 and 2006

Reports, Articles and Reprints

1.1 "Schoolgirl Pregnancy"
Overview and medical aspects.

1.2 "Teenage sexuality and the Media"

1.3 "Schoolgirl pregnancy - a culture of poverty"

1.4 "That old Black Magic? - Sexual belief systems.''

1.5 "Schoolage Pregnancy, the International scene"

1.6 "Sex Education - Does Mother Know Best?"

1.7 "Teenage Pregnancy - A problem for the nineties?"

1.8 "Self Esteem in early pregnancy"

2.1 "The search for the True self in adolescence - the dilemma of childhood handicap"

2.2 Sports Medicine - "The Training stresses for children and Young People"

"Diet and Preparing for the Marathon"

2.3 "Healing abuse - Working with family that is not there".

2.4 "HIV infection - AIDS and the Young" Conference report.

2.5 "Providing staff support in child abuse procedures".

2.6 "Emotional Abuse - The hidden scars"

2.7 "Working with families - how not to perpetuate the abuse"

2.8 "Reflections - Emotional development, origin of personality"

2.9 "The invisible woman - the hysterical personality"

2.10 "Fear is the key - the depressed adolescent"

2.12 "One Track Minds - obsessive part of our personalities"

2.11 "Divided loyalties - the schizoid teenager".

 

Books  

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"Are you my sister, Mummy?" Best seller Study of school age pregnancy. 2nd edit. 1992
“The Child that Rocks the Cradle” Best seller Fifteen year follow up of schoolgirl mothers and their families. 1996
"Inner Worlds” 2nd Edition - first published as ‘Inner Worlds and Outer Challenges’ Development of the personality and assaults of emotional environment.
"Bonds and Boundaries" Child protection and the family - 
"Mother or Child?" Tape slide presentation
“Youth - Our Resource for the Future” Proceedings of 1996 Conference on Adolescent Health and Welfare - held at Royal College of Physicians.
''A Thought For Today...'' Best seller Diana M. L Birch
"Profiles" Case evaluation and outcomes - November 1998 Diana ML Birch
“Youth - Conserving Our Resource for the Future”  Proceedings of 1998 Conference on Adolescent Health and Welfare - held at Royal College of Physicians. Now Available.
"As My Mother Taught Me" - By Pamela McNeil describes the development of the Women's Centre of Jamaica foundation and work with young mothers.
'Traumatic Stress' - and Italian Version Lo Stress Traumatico

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