Upcoming events

Via Zoom
06 May
Younger persons mental health

This workshop will explore the features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young people and discuss common comorbid mental health conditions and...

Online - Live Stream
13 May
Alcohol and other drugs, Families & carers, Younger persons mental health

One of the significant challenges facing mental health and community based services over the last few decades has been responding to the complex needs...

via Zoom
18 May
Younger persons mental health

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

Other learning opportunities

Online

This course explores mental health for children aged 0-12 years. It will help practitioners to identify the factors that support positive mental...

Online

This topic covers mental health and physical conditions that commonly present in child and youth mental health, the general principles for assessing...

Online

This topic discusses the structure of child and youth mental health services around Australia. It provides best practice service examples, and...

Related resources

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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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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