Dr. Emma Sciberras is a Senior Clinical Psychologist and is currently working in the Developmental Assessment and Management Program (DAMP) at Alfred CYMHS. Emma is a honorary research fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and is a leader in the area of ADHD research.

Associate Professor Daryl Efron is a Paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital and a senior research fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. He has a strong interest in neurodisability research and psychopharmacology. He is a recognised clinical and academic leader in developmental paediatrics.

This event will cover:

  • What is ADHD and how common is ADHD in autistic children and adolescents.
  • Key co-occurring features
  • Overview of assessment process for ADHD in the context of autism or autism assessment.
  • Best practice supports and practical strategies for ADHD and co-occurring autism.


  • Dr. Emma Sciberras (Senior Clinical Psychologist) — Alfred ICYMHS
  • Daryl Efron (Paediatrician) — Royal Children’s Hospital

Eligibility criteria

This training is designed for Mental health clinicians and other professionals such as psychologists, social workers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, paediatricians, headspace clinicians, psychiatrists and registrars, working with autistic children and young people

Categories: Capability 9 - Delivering holistic and collaborative assessment and care planning, Working with infants, children, and younger persons
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing, Other
Levels: Introductory
Lifespans: Child, Adolescent

Friday 16 February 2024
09:00 to 12:30
Add to calendar


Specific location and venue confirmed by provider upon registration.

Subsidised rate of $65 for Victorian CYMHS/CAMHS/ICYMHS, Orygen clinicians, Take Two, Headspace, ACCHO/ACCHS, PMAACC Partner (with email approval), Public Assessment Teams and Childrens' Health & Wellbeing Local (Brimbank-Melton/Loddon-Bendigo/Southern-Monash)

Register online
Provided by Mindful
For further information contact

Upcoming events