Patients, Families, Communities - Partners for better outcomes
A one day ‘virtual’ forum linking 18 satellite hubs via videoconference across rural NSW or join via Live Webstream
Depression is a common condition frequently managed in primary care. Identifying and managing depression in a rural context presents a unique set of challenges for health professionals providing mental health care in their communities.
This workshop will explore ways to address the needs of Aboriginal people who have experienced stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI) and who have acquired communication disorders (ACD). The workshop is based on Missing Voices, a NHMRC-funded study (2013-2016), which has considered the extent of ACD for Aboriginal people in WA....
Guest speakers: Sonja March, The Brave Program; Carol Purtell & Rebecca Dear, MindSpot; and Amy Finlay-Jones, OCD?NotMe!, and hosted by Karlene Dickens, NIMHR, ANU
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Time: NSW, ACT, VIC & TAS: 6.30pm | SA: 6:00pm | QLD: 5:30pm | NT 5:00pm | WA: 3:30pm
Duration: Approx. 75 Minutes
Documentation relevant for CPD available upon request.
Rural and remote health practitioners have applauded a ground-breaking locum program that’s working to improve Australia’s bush and outback as an attractive career option for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.
This biennial conference sets the standard for Australian mental health conferences providing challenging content, provocative speakers and leading-edge thinking.
It is a key date in the mental health sector calendar and attracts approximately 1000 attendees over two days representing mental health service providers, consumers and carers as well as representation from government; community support and the education sectors.
This conference will bring together leading clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss Mental Health issues confronting Australia and New Zealand.
The Consumer and Carer Co-Design Initiative in Mental Health in a national project to enable large numbers of consumers and carers to co-design and co-produce community-based mental health services with PHNs, service providers and practitioners.