Upcoming events

Brunswick
19 Feb
Families & carers, Younger persons mental health

This one day workshop will explore the determinants and contexts that underpin the use of violence by adolescents against parents/carers. It will then...

Travancore
21 Feb
Younger persons mental health

This is for generalist clinicians who want to adapt their therapeutic practice to be more ASD friendly (primary and secondary school ages) by...

Hawthorn
10 Mar
Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health

Have you or someone you know been challenged by thoughts of suicide? Are you living with the impact of suicide? Are you keen to explore ways of having...

Other learning opportunities

On request training

This session covers the philosophy and evidence base of the early intervention model. There will also be a focus on the challenges and solutions to...

On request training

This 2 days of training will provide participants with an introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) principles that can be used in working...

On request training

This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to phase specific therapeutic skills in young people experiencing a first episode of...

Related resources

Keeping child mental health in mind

Younger persons mental health | 2019

This document outlines the National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health’s (NWC) strategy to support health, social and community professionals in identifying, assessing and supporting infants and children who are at risk of, or currently experiencing, mental health difficulties.

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Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs

Families & carers | Younger persons mental health | 2019

This paper, written by AIFS and Emerging Minds, provides managers, practice leaders, and other decision-makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders and Comorbid Mental Health Conditions Manual

Younger persons mental health | 2019

The Working with Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Comorbid Mental Health Conditions manual was developed by the Orygen Youth Health ASD Interest group based on clinical experiences of working with this complex population.

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Diagnosis in child mental health - Exploring the benefits, risks and alternatives

Younger persons mental health | 2018

Service providers seldom have time to explore the debates, complexities and nuances surrounding the diagnosis of child mental health conditions. This CFCA paper is designed to encourage practitioners to critically reflect on the role that diagnosis plays in their work with children.

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