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Towards Best Practice: How to design ‘stepped care pathways’

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Seminar 1: To be safe, ethical and accessible to patients with complex needs

Professor Catherine Itzin, Director, Department of Health and National Institute for Mental Health in England, Victims or Violence and Abuse Prevention Programme (Health and Mental Health)
Dr Roger Kennedy, President, British Psychoanalytical Society, The University of Sheffield

Seminar 2: To achieve equity, as well as access
Dr John Cape, Head of Psychology, Camden and Islington, Mental Health and Social Care Trust
John Mellor-Clark, Director CORE IMS

Seminar 3: To improve quality, as well as access
Dr Paul Walters, Specialist Psychiatrist, MRC Fellow and Programme Leader, MSc in Mental Health Services Research, Institute of Psychiatry

Biography: John Mellor-Clark

John Mellor-Clark is a research psychologist who's been engaged in the evaluation of psychological therapies and counselling for the past 15 years. Currently, he's Director of CORE Information Management Systems Ltd who specialise in providing training, benchmarking and data management services to users of CORE System tools.

Biography: Dr Paul Walters

Dr Paul Walters trained in psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital, London and in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a Medical Research Council Fellow in the Section of Primary Care Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry and an honorary consultant psychiatrist in a busy inner city community mental health team. His research interests include the primary care treatment of co-morbid medical and mental health problems, the treatment of chronic common mental disorders in primary care, and the increasingly complex nature of the interfaces between health services for people with mental health problems.