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Overlooked and Under-served (Part 1): Action Signs for Recognising Unmet Mental Health Needs - 04/11/2020 - 04/11/2020

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine

In times of disaster and pandemic, GPs need to know which of their patients may be missing out on mental health support.  What are the hidden signs to watch out for, how they can empower the community to help an overwhelmed patient to engage with a system under pressure?

This webinar will help doctors, nurses and allied health professionals answer these questions and take the next step for action
This two-part interactive webinar series will include predisposing activity, case studies, best practice evidence, consumer and carer perspective, case-based discussion, Q&A and retention activities. It will bring together an expert multidisciplinary panel consisting of GP, psychiatrist, mental health nurse, psychologist, social support worker and researcher.

Learning objective

  • Explain the concept of ‘Action Signs’ for unmet health needs and explain how they can be used to increase community awareness of untreated moderate – severe mental health problems
  • Identify local referral networks for local community wellbeing/ support, mental health and drug and alcohol services.
  • Use appropriate screening tools for alcohol, drug use and mood disorders in a community or general practice setting
  • Facilitate communication and assessment for under-served populations
  • Describe 3 practical strategies for engaging young people and adults in mental health and drug and alcohol services

Assessment info

  • Assessments are implemented to measure achievement of the learning outcomes.
  • Assessments methods are evidence based, valid, reliable and feasible.
  • Participants receive feedback on assessment outcomes
Overlooked and Under-served (Part 1): Action Signs for Recognising Unmet Mental Health Needs - 04/11/2020 - 04/11/2020
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mental Health
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Non Profit Organisation
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