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Media & Mental Health: Delivering a Duty of Care Conference

Posted by NSS UK 3 months 1 week ago

Thursday 5 December 2019
Manchester
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The Media & Mental Health: Delivering a Duty of Care Conference will consider how media industries can ensure they deliver a legal duty of care and limit the negative impact on mental health. The event will draw together opinions from a range of platforms, including those who work in or develop policy for the mental health sector. Confirmed keynote speakers include Noel McDermott and Andy Bell.


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The conference aims to:

  • Compare international policy that aims to regulate against harmful online material
  • Discuss the importance of local news in connecting communities and how to sustain the local news industry
  • Consider the government’s online harms white paper
  • Discuss the influence that 24/7 news can have on mental health
  • Consider how to deliver a duty of  care to media professionals
  • Learn about the statutory duty of care
  • Address the issue of ‘poverty porn’ and how this contributes to prejudicial attitudes
  • Explore how mental health services including the NHS and educational institutions can work with media to promote positive attitudes towards mental health

     

Time: 09:30-16:10

Date: Thursday 5th December 2019

Location: Manchester

Price: Range of prices for individual and group tickets – from £170-£295



The full agenda is available on the event webpage and provides time for morning coffee, keynote speaker talks, panel discussions, a case study focus and closing reflection. Tickets can be purchased through a link on the Open Forum Events website.

Attending fee: 
No
Registration deadline: 
08/07/2019
Online event: 
No
Organised by: 
Open Forum Events
Organiser type: 
Other event
Contact details: 
Open Forum Events, T: 0161 376 9007, E: info@openforumevents.co.uk
Number of delegates: 
> 200
Target group: 
Media professionals
Theme addressed:
Aims and objectives: 
To consider the impact that the media industry can have on mental health and ensure that the industry delivers a legal duty of care.
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