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Mental Health: Diagnosis and Assessment - Youth Friendly Doctor Training Program

  • : Nedlands WA 6009

The Youth Friendly Doctor (YFD) program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to remain up to date with the most pertinent issues affecting young people and how to best manage these issues.

Mental Health: Diagnosis and Assessment, will cover the following topics:

High prevalence presentations – anxiety, depression, eating disorders, conduct disorders

Low prevalence presentations – psychosis, developmental disorders, bipolar

Co-morbid presentations – drug and alcohol, emerging personality disorders

Developmental psychopathology/etiology

Screening in general practice

Assessment in general practice

Diagnosis and formulation

Legal issues – consent and the Mental Health Act

Engagement and interviewing

Presenter: Ivan Salmin – Clinical Psychologist, CAMHS
Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019
Time: 6.00 pm light refreshments, start 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Venue: AMA (WA) House, 14 Stirling Highway, Nedlands
Contact: For further information, please contact seminar(at)amawa.com.au

Learning outcomes:

Understanding of high prevalence, low prevalence and co-morbid psychological disorders in young people.

Describe the common modes of presentation and current thinking about aetiology.

Improved interviewing skills with adolescents with mental health issues and their parents including risk assessment.

Improved knowledge of legal issues relating to psychosocial disorders including the application of the mental health act.

Improved knowledge of when to make an appropriate referral to child and adolescent mental health services.

Mental Health: Diagnosis and Assessment - Youth Friendly Doctor Training Program
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Children and young peoples health
Provider Type
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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End Date
CPD Points
4 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points and 3 ACRRM PDP points
Price Details
FREE to AMA (WA) Members - $50 for non-AMA Members
Nedlands WA 6009
AMA House, 14 Stirling Highway, Nedlands WA 6009
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Australian Medical Association (WA) Pty Ltd
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