Please note that there are two different conference venues:
June 14/15 - Century City Conference Centre
June 16 - Kirstenbosch Conference Centre (transportation available)

Jessica Deighton

The Evidence Based Practice Unit - UCL and the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
Dr Jessica Deighton is Deputy Director of the Evidence Based Practice Unit, which is dedicated to finding the best ways to help young people with mental health problems. This involves bridging the worlds of research, service development and service evaluation in specialist services, schools and elsewhere. She is also a Senior Researcher for the English Department of Health’s Child Policy Research Unit. Her research concerns the relationship between social, emotional and educational outcomes for children and she leads and collaborates on a range of studies that focus on evaluation of large scale interventions for children and young people.