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.
Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needsResource | 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Comorbid Mental Health Conditions ManualResource | 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.
Diagnosis in child mental health - Exploring the benefits, risks and alternativesResource | 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.
Orygen Youth Health - Fact SheetsResource | 2017
Orygen Youth Health produce a range of factsheets on mental health issues. These may be printed, forwarded and duplicated as long as they retain their original format. Please don't modify or extract information from the factsheets without permission.
Youth mental health report: Youth Survey 2012-16Resource | 2017
This report presents five years of mental health data collected from young people across Australia with important insights into their levels of psychological distress, their concerns and the people and places they go to for help.
The Mental Health of Australian Children and AdolescentsResource | 2015
Young Minds Matter, the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents Survey, is the largest national survey examining the mental health and wellbeing of Australian children and adolescents. The second survey involved interviews with more than 6,000 Australian families.