Topic: Families and Young people coping through COVID times through the lens of a Public Mental Health Social Worker
During this session the presenters will be discussing the impact the global pandemic has had on the mental health of our young people, Families and First Nations community.
This is through the lens of public mental health social worker in an Area Mental Health service. We will be discussing the rise in Mental Health issues, the impact on change of practice eg. telehealth, our learnings and some of our strengths working with families and young people who are experiencing Mentally Ill Health.


  • Jacara Egan (Statewide Mental Health Social Work Educator) — Centre for Mental Health Learning
  • Kristen Henley (Chief Social Worker and Fapmi Coordinator) — Inner West Area Mental Health Service
  • Lena Bisognin (Discipline Senior of Social Work) — Early in Life Mental Health Services

Categories: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Families & carers, Younger persons mental health
Disciplines: Allied Health
Levels: Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
Lifespans: Infant, Child, Adolescent, Youth, Adult

Thursday 14 October 2021
18:00 to 19:30
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AASW Members: Free
Non-members: $10

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Provided by Australian Association of Social Workers
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