Upcoming events

Parkville
14 Nov
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health
Family-Based Treatment (FBT) is recognised as the first line, evidence-based, early intervention model of care for adolescents with anorexia nervosa...
Parkville
14 Nov
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health
The impact of early psychosis is traumatic for young people and their families. The diagnosis of a psychosis can be stigmatising for families and they...
Kew
20 Nov
Assessment & intervention, Recovery & supported decision making, Service development, Younger persons mental health
Let's talk is a brief evidence-based recovery oriented intervention to assist mental health professionals in their work with clients who are parents....

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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