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Child Mental Health: Management

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
1 hour 30 minutes

Webinar 29 Oct, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (AEDT)

The fourth and final instalment of the Child Mental Health Webinar Series presented by Emerging Minds and RACGP Specific Interests, this webinar will discuss ways of supporting a child and family following a child mental health assessment. Join Dr James Best, Chair of RACGP Specific Interests Child and Young Person’s Health Network as he facilitates the webinar presented by psychiatrist Dr Nick Kowalenko, general practitioner Dr Matthew Ruhl, and patient advocate, Browen Hocking.

Learning outcomes
  • Explain the key factors to consider when continuing working with a child around their mental health difficulties.
  • Describe the optimal methods of working with the team around the child experiencing mental health difficulties
  • This event attracts 3 CPD points

    Facilitator Dr James Best
    FRACGP, Chair, RACGP Children & Young Persons Health SI Network

    Dr James Best (facilitator and presenter) Chair, RACGP Specific Interests Child and Young Person’s Health Network, James has been a general practitioner for over twenty years, and his medical practice has a special focus on child development, child behaviour, parenting and children with disabilities. He has been widely published in medical and mainstream publications on these and other child health topics.

    Presenters Dr Nick Kowalenko
    Child and adolescent psychiatrist and Emerging Minds NSW Director

    Began his postgraduate training in the Family Medicine Program with RACGP before training in child psychiatry. Nick is Vice-President of the International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals. In his roles as deputy chair of Emerging Minds, Chair of Tresillian Council in NSW as a consultant to a variety of state and national NGOs and government bodies, he champions the promotion of children’s mental health.

    Bronwen Hocking
    Family Partner with Emerging Minds

    Bronwen Hocking has been working as a Family Partner with Emerging Minds since early last year on the development of Mental Health Skills Training for GP’s, as well as helping to develop an App for families who may be temporarily unable to care for children.

    Dr Matthew Ruhl
    Child Mental Health: Management
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Children and young peoples health
    Provider Type
    Non Profit Organisation
    1 hour 30 minutes
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    Price: Free
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