Run of Show

Run of Show


Welcome Remarks
Jane Panton, Chairperson, Alex Panton Foundation

Welcome Remarks
His Excellency Martyn Roper, OBE, Governor of the Cayman Islands

Opening Address
Hon Dwayne Seymour, JP, MP, Minister of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing

10.20am Opening Address
Hon Julianna O’Connor-Connolly, JP, MP, Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands

An overview of the 2020 mental health data of the Cayman Islands Student Drug Use Survey
Brenda Watson, Acting Director and Programme Manager, National Drug Council Cayman Islands and Dr Erica Lam, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Aspire and Clinical Consultant of Alex Panton Foundation

COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health: Lessons Learned from the Red Cross Mobile Health and Wellness Project
Carolina Ferreira, Deputy Director and Child Protection & Sexuality Education Programme Manager for the Cayman Islands Red Cross

Youth Challenges and Resilience Amid COVID-19
Dr Marc Lockhart, Psychiatrist, Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at The Health Services Authority, Medical Director of BHAC, Behavioral Health Associates Cayman and Chairman of The Mental Health Commission

Panel discussion: The impact of the pandemic on youth mental health, building resilience and recovery
Moderated by Bill LaMonte, Youth Ambassador Programme Education Coordinator, Panelists, Diane Cummings, Daphne Ewing-Chow, Neil Lumley and Youth Ambassador Programme representatives Cristin Jackson and Monina Thompson

The importance of inclusion – life stories
Youth Ambassador Programme representatives Sadie Finch, Dylan DaCosta, Sanaa Archer, Jhadari Lumley


Parental attachment and child anxiety
Shannon Seymour, The Wellness Centre Clinical Director and Clinical Psychologist

“Out of my mind” – Drawing light out of darkness
Martina Jackson

A new approach to youth well being: collaboration of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre and Alex Panton Foundation
Carol-Anne Fordyce, Cayman Islands Crisis Centre Coordinator and Dr Erica Lam, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Aspire and Clinical Consultant of Alex Panton Foundation

Zippy & Apple & the Pandemic: our social & emotional literacy programme in 2020
Dr Catherine Day, Consultant Clinical Psychologist Aspire, and Alex Panton Foundation Emotional Literacy Programme and Dr Xenia Sotiriou, BHAC Therapist and Alex Panton Foundation Emotional Literacy Programme

Closing Remarks
Hailee Robinson, Deputy Chairperson, Alex Panton Foundation