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Transcript: Transcript for 14/12/2017 - Children, Young People and Education Committee

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(09:30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members. Apologies were received from Hefin David, Julie Morgan and Darren Millar. There were no substitutes.

(09:30 - 10:30)

2.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 6

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Professor Alka Ahuja, Visiting Professor, University of South Wales, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Chair of the Child & Adolescent faculty, Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales

Dr Amani Hassan, Child Psychiatrist and Learning Disability consultant
Dr Warren Lloyd, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Associate Medical Director Mental Health and Learning Disabilities – Hywel Dda University Health Board *
Dr Peter Gore Rees, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Clinical Director Children and Young People Central Area – Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board*

 

*All attending in their capacity as Members of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

(10:45 - 11:45)

3.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 7

Dr Bethan Phillips, British Psychological Society
Dr Rose Stewart, British Psychological Society
Dr Abigail Wright, British Psychological Society

Dr Liz Gregory, Applied Psychologists in Health National Specialist Advisory Group

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the British Psychological Society and the Applied Psychologists in Health National Specialist Advisory Group.

3.2 Dr Liz Gregory agreed to provide the diagram and presentation to which she referred during the session.

(11:45 - 12:45)

4.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - Evidence session 8

Lowri Wyn Jones, Programme Manager – Time to Change Wales

Ian Johnson, Senior Research & Evaluation Officer – Time to Change Wales

Sara Payne, Fostering Practice Manager - Barnardo’s

Sandra White, Central Services Manager - Action for Children

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee heard evidence from Time to Change Wales, Barnardo’s and Action for Children.

4.1 Action for Children agreed to provide Committee with their research which states the average waiting time for access to assessment is 26 weeks.

(12:45)

5.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

5.1 The papers were noted.

5.1

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the Minister for Children and Social Care - follow-up from draft budget session on 22 November

Supporting documents:

5.2

Letter from the Cabinet for Finance to the Chair of the Finance Committee - Welsh Government draft budget

Supporting documents:

(12:45 - 12:55)

7.

Inquiry into the Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People - consideration of the evidence received

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence they head heard in the evidence sessions.

 

 

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