Upcoming events

Online via Zoom
11 Oct
Younger persons mental health

This two-day workshop will provide participants with an introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) principles that can be used in working...

14 Oct
Assessment & intervention, Younger persons mental health

This 2-day online training will focus on providing mental health clinicians working with adults further practical tools for working with autistic...

Via WebEx
19 Oct
Alcohol and other drugs, Consumer perspective, Younger persons mental health

Learn about the developing brain, the impact of substances and how this affects your treatment in working with young people

Other learning opportunities


This course explores mental health for children aged 0-12 years. It will help practitioners to identify the factors that support positive mental...


This topic covers mental health and physical conditions that commonly present in child and youth mental health, the general principles for assessing...


This topic discusses the structure of child and youth mental health services around Australia. It provides best practice service examples, and...

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Diversity | Younger persons mental health | 2020

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