15th International Conference on
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

July 13–15, 2020

Whitelands College, University of Roehampton, London

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2020 Keynote speakers

Professor Sarah Halligan
(University of Bath, UK)


Keynote Address: Children’s posttraumatic distress: understanding the role of social factors

Helen Dodd
(University of Reading, UK)



"Risk factors for children's anxiety: Could adventurous play offer a solution?"

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Frances Rice

(Cardiff University, UK)



"The development of adolescent depression: A longitudinal genetically informed approach"

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Hanna Kovshoff

(University of Southampton, UK)



"Educational transitions for autistic children across the developmental trajectory: Using participatory methods to extend and challenge the current evidence base"

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Professor Cecilia A. Essau

(University of Roehampton, UK)



"Challenges and opportunities of implementing evidence-based psychological interventions in a real world setting"


Jennifer Allen

(University of Bath, UK)



"Relationships as a means of promoting prosocial behaviour, empathy and engagement in antisocial children with callous-unemotional (CU) traits"

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Jennifer Lau

(Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London)



"TInternalising symptoms in youth: Measuring and targeting neurocognitive risk factors"

Thorsten Barnhofer

(University of Surrey, UK)



"Mindfulness-Based Interventions for the prevention and treatment of depression: A lifetime perspective"

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Location and venue

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Conference Venue:

Whitelands College

University of Roehampton

London  SW15 4JD

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Accommodation and info

Our Elm Grove Conference Centre, situated on our main campus, a 15 minute walk away from the conference venue, has 30 ensuite bedrooms which are available and guests all year round. Each room is a double with tea and coffee making facilities, television, hairdryer, iron and ironing board and is £79.00 per night on a room only basis. If you would like to book a room, please email julia.noyce@roehampton.ac.uk

Travelling to Whitelands College


The University is easily accessible by public transport with a number of different ways of reaching Whitelands College. The university is located at the Roehampton area (South West London) in the Borough of Wandsworth. Some of the nearest Tube Stations, after which you need to take a bus are: Hammersmith, West Brompton, Putney Bridge, East Putney, Southfields, Wimbledon.


Visit www.tfl.gov.uk or www.thetube.com for information on London public transport (e.g., underground/tube map). This webpage should also give you some information on specific discount, such as a day ticket (that enables you to travel as much as possible within specific zones).

Please note that you can't use cash to pay for your tube/bus fare. For different ways to pay for your tube/bus fare, see:http://www.tfl.gov.uk/modes/buses/cash-free-buses#on-this-page-0

From Putney station, get the 85 bus towards Kingston. (if coming from Wimbledon get the 493 towards Richmond)

  • Get off at Medfield street.

  • From there walk towards Whitelands College and main reception.

  • See map below for detailed direction from Medfield Street:


From Barnes station get the 72 bus towards Bessborough Road (Roehampton) or 265 towards Tolworth.

  • Get off at Danebury Avenue/Roehampton Lane.

  • From there walk towards Whitelands College and main reception.

  • See map below for detailed direction from Roehampton Lane:


Professor Cecilia A. Essau

Department of Psychology

University of Roehampton

London, UK


Tel:  +44-20-8392 3647

E-Mail:  C.Essau@roehampton.ac.uk

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