Gender, Ethnicity & Mental Health

13th December 2013 | London

This one day conference will critically examine and debate the role of Gender and Ethnicity and its impact on Mental Health, so we can become more inclusive of these factors in practice and service delivery.

This one day conference will bring together clinicians who have experience in providing social care interventions across fields. Learning points and good practice will be shared. The challenges experienced and possible limitations will also discussed via anonymised case vignettes.

Programme of the day

9.00 - 9.20
Registration, Tea and Coffee
9.20 - 9.40
Professor Ravinder Barn
(Morning Chair & Introduction)
Gender, Ethnicity and Mental Health: Setting the Scene
9.40 - 10.30
Professor Laura Serrant-Green
Mental Health, Racialised and Gendered Identities: “Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired”
10.30 - 11.20
Professor Paula Nicolson
Gender, Ethnicity and Leadership at Work: Revisiting the Tavistock Model
11.20 - 11.40
Tea & Coffee
11.40 - 12.30
Professor Shula Ramon
Empowering Women and Providers: Domestic Violence and Mental Health
12.30 - 12.50
Morning Q & A
12.50 - 1.50
Lunch & Networking
1.50 - 2.40
Dr Jennie Williams
(Afternoon Chair)
Setting the Gender Agenda for Mental Health Services
2.40 - 3.00
Tea & Coffee
3.00 - 3.50
Professor Kathryn Abel
Why Should We Treat Women in Psychiatric Care Differently?
3.50 - 4.10
Afternoon Q&A
4.10 - 4.30
Plenary, Closure & Evaluation sheets

Who Should attend?

This conference will be relevant to all interested in this field as well as all professionals, including those from Local Authorities and NHS trusts across the UK, Psychiatrists, GPs, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Early Intervention Teams, CPN's, OT's, Social Workers, Chaplains, Community Faith Leaders & Healers, Equality Leads, Community Development Workers, Service User Representatives, Charities, Third Sector, Educational Establishments, Academics and Policy makers.


Osmani Trust
Osmani Centre
58 Underwood Road
London E1 5AW

Conference Brochure

Conference Booking Form

Conference Contact

Ahmed Qureshi (conference co-ordinator) tel. 07540 356 526
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