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Mental Health Disorders in Young People - Youth Friendly Doctor Training

  • : 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: Psychosocial Wellbeing, addresses the following topics:

Care planning and coordination of pharmacological, psychological and social interventions for adolescents

Establishing skills in the medication management of common psychiatric disorders and safe prescribing

Approaches to psychosocial interventions for adolescents and their families

Knowledge of common practical psychological techniques for clinical practice

 

Presenters:

Ivan Salmin – Clinical Psychologist, CAMHS
Dr Julie Moore – Psychiatrist, PMH

Date:
 Tuesday 22 October 2019
Time: 6.00pm light refreshments, start 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue: AMA (WA) House, 14 Stirling Highway, Nedlands

 

Learning outcomes:

Describe the general principles for prescribing adolescent psychopharmacology.

Establish skills in the medication management of common psychiatric disorders in the adolescent age group.

Specific knowledge of antidepressants and safe prescribing of SSRI medication for adolescents.

Describe the common approaches for psychosocial interventions for adolescents and their families.

Knowledge of common practical psychological techniques for clinical practice

Type
Delivery
Title
Mental Health Disorders in Young People - Youth Friendly Doctor Training
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Children and young peoples health
Location
Provider Type
Associations
Duration
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (light refreshments served at 6:00 pm)
Start Date
01-Oct-2019
End Date
22-Oct-2019
CPD
40 Category 1 RACGP QI&CPD points and 6 ACRRM PDP points
Price
50.00
Price Details
Free to AMA (WA) Members / $50 for non-AMA Members
Location
Nedlands WA 6009
Venue
AMA House, 14 Stirling Highway, Nedlands WA 6009
Posted By
Australian Medical Association (WA) Pty Ltd
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