GAIN THE TOOLS TO BETTER SUPPORT THE MENTAL HEALTH AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS.

The 2020 Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is a forum for professionals to connect, gain insight from industry experts and develop a greater understanding of mental health in children and adolescents from 3-19 years of age.

Find out more about assessing, treating and providing ongoing mental health evaluations for children, young people and their families.

Hear insight from industry experts who will discuss the latest research and developments, increase your network of fellow professionals and unite to improve mental health practices with children and adolescents.

Our Community Health & Safety Policy – COVID-19 Update

We are committed to delivering you a conference experience of the highest quality and hold the health & safety of all attendees in the highest regard.

We will be strictly adhering to all measures of social distancing regulations, and health & safety precautions to create a safe environment to connect, learn and network.

In the event that Australian restrictions prevent us from delivering our conference in a traditional face to face manner, we will be progressing via our online hosting platform.

To find out more, click here.

CONFERENCE SAFETY MEASURES

Find out what we're doing to create a safe and healthy environment for all attendees to connect, learn and network at the 2020 Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference.

KEYNOTE PRESENTERS

Confirmed

Ms Christine Morgan, CEO National Mental Health Commission

Ms Jocelyn Brewer, Psychologist Digital Nutrition and University of Sydney

Dr Justin Coulson, Founder, Happy Families

Mr Samuel Hockey, Youth Mental Health Ambassador, National Mental Health Commission

Prof Christel Middledorp, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CYMHS Queensland Health

A/Prof Maree Toombs, Director of Indigenous Health, Rural Clinical School University of Queensland

Prof John Toumbourou, Chair In Health Psychology, Deakin University

Dr Michelle Helen Tye, Senior Research Fellow, Black Dog Institute

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Dr Lyn O’Grady, Community Psychologist (Committee Chair)
Dr Josephine Anderson, Conjoint A/Professor, Black Dog Institute
Mr Troy Barath, Principal, Department Education & Training Queensland
Dr Samantha Batchelor, Senior Researcher, yourtown
Ms Debbie Childs, CEO, HelpingMinds
Ms Kathy Eadie, State-wide Senior Service Evaluation and Research Coordinator, Child and Youth Mental Health Service, (CYMHS)
Ms Jacinta Heath, Senior Project Officer Suicide Prevention, Everymind
Dr Liza Hopkins, Research Officer, headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program
Ms Nicola Palfrey, Director – Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Grief & Loss Network, Emerging Minds National Workforce Project

PROGRAM FEATURES

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Clinicians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychologists & Psychiatrists
  • Speech Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Allied Health Professionals

OUR CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE COMMITMENT

We are committed to helping you improve mental health care for future generations.

This is why we’ve sourced some of the most influential leaders to discuss and explore the latest ideas, concepts and developments in child and adolescent mental health. This is a platform for you to explore new ideas, connect with fellow experts and learn the latest industry developments.

To further our commitment, we will provide you with access to all of the conference resources, research papers, presentations and highly valuable audio recordings, enabling you to continue growing your knowledge long after you leave the conference.

IN-PERSON
FROM

$864 + GST

VIRTUAL - EARLY BIRD
FROM

$299 + GST

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