IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

Good mental health is key to the health, development, and wellbeing of every child.

With around 1 in 7 children and adolescents aged 4-17 recently experiencing a mental disorder in Australia, the need for greater education, treatment and support is crucial.

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is designed to provide practical, relevant information and strategies for professionals to apply directly to their work supporting the mental health of children and adolescents from 3-19 years of age.

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

✔ Hear live keynote presentations from international experts

✔ Discover new methods of treatment & support

✔ Increase your connections & expand your network

✔ Discover the latest health innovations in an interactive exhibitor hall

✔ Gain practical skills in a series of engaging workshops

✔ Access all audio & video recordings post-conference

EVENT HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES

Find out what we’re doing to create a safe and healthy environment for all attendees to connect, learn and network at our 2021 Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference.

SPEAKERS

Professor Frank Oberklaid AM
Group Leader, Policy, Equity and Translation, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children’s Hospital

Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
Honorary Fellow, Deakin University

Ms Liana Buchanan
Principal Commissioner, Commission for Children and Young People

Ms Pheobe Ho
Headspace National Youth Advisor, Headspace, Australian Mental Health Leaders Fellow, National Mental Health Commission

Ms Anne Hollonds
National Children’s Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Mr Tom Harkin
Founder, Tomorrow Architects

Ms Catherine Liddle
Chief Executive Officer, SNAICC

Dr Alexandra De Young
PANEL PRESENTER

Research Fellow, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland Australia & Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health, Children’s Health Queensland

Ms Kerry Hawkins
PANEL PRESENTER

(Virtual Presenter)
President, Western Australian Association for Mental Health

Ms Michelle Roberts
PANEL PRESENTER

Director, The Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network , The Australian National University

Ms Rebecca Harris
PANEL PRESENTER

Student and Family Wellbeing Coordinator, Carlton Primary School, Melbourne

2020 SPONSORS

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FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:

Using digital mental health tools in pandemic times

The effectiveness of school-based programs focusing on body-image and self-esteem

Benefits of mental health and child protection working together

Methods of immersive early intervention at home

The role of the lived experience approach

Exploring virtual worlds and their impact on child & adolescent mental health

Developing a dedicated Indigenous national suicide prevention strategy

HELP CREATE STRONGER, MORE RESILIENT FUTURE GENERATIONS

Gain practical strategies to improve the understanding and management of mental health conditions in young people and adolescents.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

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

IN-PERSON FROM

$908.18 + GST

 

VIRTUAL FROM

$299 + GST

EARLY BIRD

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