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**FREE COURSE** Taking Action - Tackling Mental Health


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MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION SUPPORTED BY THE PREMIER LEAGUE

 

 

 

COURSE FOR FMPA MEMBERS

 

 

 

discussions between the FMPA and Premier League have led to the funding of an education workshop for medicine and performance staff in professional football.

 

 

 

This will be held at the Etihad Stadium and will be FREE to all FMPA members.

 

 

 

A nominal charge of £30 will be applicable for non-members.

 

 

 

The event is expected to stimulate a lively debate about where we are with this increasingly important issue and explore the role of, and the thoughts of our members in determining what needs to be done to deliver best practice care within football.

 

 

 

Please note delegate spaces will be limited and allocated on a first come basis.

 

 

 

Schedule

 

2.00 – 2.15      Introduction

 

Eamonn Salmon

 

 

Setting out the format of the event

 

 

2.15 – 2.30      Premier League

 

 

Andy O’Boyle

 

 

Detailing the work that the Premier League are doing in Mental Health

 

 

2.30 – 3.00      Sporting Chance

 

 

Colin Bland or Alex Mills

 

 

Defining Mental Health challenges within Football

 

 

3.00 – 3.20      Professor Andy Smith

 

 

First Aid for Mental Health

 

 

3.20 – 3.40      Welfare and Safeguarding Officer

 

 

Mental Health outside of the Premier League

 

 

Mike Hurn – Wigan Athletic FC

 

 

3.40 – 4.10      Break

 

 

4.10 – 4.40      Mental Illness

 

 

Phillip Hopley

 

 

Cognacity

 

 

4.40 – 5.00      Club Medical Staff and their role in Mental Health Awareness

 

 

Bryan English

 

 

5.00 – 5.45      Taking Action – setting out a plan for management of Mental Health in Football – possibly a ‘consensus statement’ for publication in FMPA magazine

 

 

Panel Discussion

 

 

5.45 – 6.00      Summing up and Closing comments

 

 

Eamonn Salmon

 

 

How to Apply

Please email applications stating Name, Club, Position to admin@fmpa.co.uk
20/02/2019
Etihad Stadium - Manchester Greater Manchester M11 3FF