Upcoming events

Online via Zoom
28 Jun
Younger persons mental health

Working with young people who are experiencing severe and complex mental health problems (including personality disorder) can challenge clinicians and...

11 Jul
Younger persons mental health

Staff working in public clinical Infant, Child, Youth, and Family Mental Health services are eligible to register for this event at no cost. Early...

12 Jul
Trauma informed care, Younger persons mental health

Our trauma specialists will discuss why assessing a child’s ‘relational health’ is a crucial and an often-overlooked step in supporting children to...

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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National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Younger persons mental health | 2021

The Strategy outlines the requirements for an effective system of care for children, seeking to create a new, shared understanding of the roles of families, communities, services, and educators in promoting and supporting child mental health and wellbeing.

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Guide to Promising Programs - Adolescent Violence in the Home

Family Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety | Younger persons mental health | 2020

This page provides information about the Adolescent Violence in the Home (AVITH) programs currently operating in Victoria and Australia. 

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Writing Themselves In 4: Victoria summary report

Diversity | Younger persons mental health | 2020

This report describes Victoria-specific findings from Writing Themselves In 4: a national survey of health and wellbeing among LGBTQA+ young people in Australia.

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A practical guide to working with children and families through Telehealth

Families & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | Younger persons mental health | 2020

This resource from Emerging Minds aims to develop practitioners' knowledge and confidence in using Telehealth with children and families. It provides practical ideas on where to start, how to prepare and what to do during a session.

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