Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference

Conference / Summit (onsite & online)
Mental Health, Psychiatry & Psychology Social Sciences

Address: JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa, 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD Australia
Date: 12 to 14 Apr '21
Special Offer: Use discount code IE10 to save $189.90 off your in-person registration or code IE15 to save 15% off your virtual registration!
CPD/CME/CEU: CPD Points

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IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS
Good mental health is key to the health, development, and wellbeing of every child.

With around 1 in 7 children and adolescents aged 4-17 recently experiencing a mental disorder in Australia, the need for greater education, treatment and support is crucial.

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is designed to provide practical, relevant information and strategies for professionals to apply directly to their work supporting the mental health of children and adolescents from 3-19 years of age.

Find out more about assessing, treating, & providing ongoing mental health support for children, young people, and their families.

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is for mental health professionals vested in child and adolescent care, including speech pathologists, teachers, nurses and social workers, as well as case managers.


FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

  • Using digital mental health tools in pandemic times

  • The effectiveness of school-based programs focusing on body-image and self-esteem

  • Benefits of mental health and child protection working together

  • Methods of immersive early intervention at home

  • The role of the lived experience approach

  • Exploring virtual worlds and their impact on child & adolescent mental health

  • Developing a dedicated Indigenous national suicide prevention strategy


HELP CREATE STRONGER, MORE RESILIENT FUTURE GENERATIONS

Gain practical strategies to improve the understanding and management of mental health conditions in young people and adolescents.

 Hear live keynote presentations from international experts
 
 Discover new methods of treatment & support
 
 Increase your connections & expand your network
 
Discover the latest health innovations in an interactive exhibitor hall
 
 Gain practical skills in a series of engaging workshops
 
 Access all audio & video recordings post-conference

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is designed to provide practical, relevant information and strategies for professionals to apply directly to their work supporting the mental health of children and adolescents from 3-19 years of age.

Now in its second year, this conference aims to provide a platform to share ideas, acquire skills and develop strategies that will improve mental health access, diagnoses, care and treatment outcomes for children and adolescents.

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is hosted by the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, a non-government, not-for-profit association dedicated to the education, advancement and advocacy of our mental health industry.

Download Info Pack

  • Clinicians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychologists & Psychiatrists
  • Speech Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Allied Health Professionals


WHY ATTEND?

✔ Hear live keynote presentations from international experts
 
✔  Discover new methods of treatment & support
 
✔ Increase your connections & expand your network

✔  Discover the latest health innovations in an interactive exhibitor hall
 
✔  Gain practical skills in a series of engaging workshops
 
✔  Access all audio & video recordings post-conference


ATTEND IN-PERSON OR JOIN LIVE ONLINE

VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE INCLUDES:

  • All sessions in Ballroom 1 on Monday and Tuesday (refer to program) live streamed via On Air platform (note: virtual attendance does not include access on Wednesday)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all keynote sessions
  • Access to all concurrent presentation recordings via digital library (provided 2-3 days post-event)
  • Access to exhibitors via digital platform
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

Options to extend access to digital library will also be made available after 30 days.

If you're concerned about travelling, restrictions, or cases of unforeseen circumstances, the ANZMHA's Risk-Free Guarantee ensures your registration is fully covered.

  • CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is designed to provide practical, relevant information and strategies for professionals to apply directly to their work supporting the mental health of children and adolescents from 3-19 years of age.

Now in its second year, this conference aims to provide a platform to share ideas, acquire skills and develop strategies that will improve mental health access, diagnoses, care and treatment outcomes for children and adolescents.

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference is hosted by the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association, a non-government, not-for-profit association dedicated to the education, advancement and advocacy of our mental health industry.

Download Info Pack

  • Clinicians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychologists & Psychiatrists
  • Speech Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Allied Health Professionals


WHY ATTEND?

✔ Hear live keynote presentations from international experts
 
✔  Discover new methods of treatment & support
 
✔ Increase your connections & expand your network

✔  Discover the latest health innovations in an interactive exhibitor hall
 
✔  Gain practical skills in a series of engaging workshops
 
✔  Access all audio & video recordings post-conference


ATTEND IN-PERSON OR JOIN LIVE ONLINE

VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE INCLUDES:

  • All sessions in Ballroom 1 on Monday and Tuesday (refer to program) live streamed via On Air platform (note: virtual attendance does not include access on Wednesday)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all keynote sessions
  • Access to all concurrent presentation recordings via digital library (provided 2-3 days post-event)
  • Access to exhibitors via digital platform
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

Options to extend access to digital library will also be made available after 30 days.

If you're concerned about travelling, restrictions, or cases of unforeseen circumstances, the ANZMHA's Risk-Free Guarantee ensures your registration is fully covered.

  • CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

Honorary Fellow, Deakin University

Keynote Speaker

Mr Tom Harkin

Founder, Tomorrow Architects

Keynote Speaker

Ms Anne Hollonds

National Children’s Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Keynote Speaker

Ms Catherine Liddle

Chief Executive Officer, SNAICC

Keynote Speaker

Ms Liana Buchanan

Principal Commissioner, Commission for Children and Young People

Keynote Speaker

Ms Pheobe Ho

Headspace National Youth Advisor,
Headspace, Australian Mental Health Leaders Fellow, National Mental Health Commission
Keynote Speaker

Professor Frank Oberklaid AM

Group Leader, Policy, Equity and Translation,
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children’s Hospital
Keynote Speaker

Dr Alexandra De Young

Research Fellow, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland Australia &
Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health, Children’s Health Queensland
Panelist

Ms Kerry Hawkins

(Virtual Presenter)
President, Western Australian Association for Mental Health
Panelist

Ms Michelle Roberts

Director, The Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network , The Australian National University

Panelist

Ms Rebecca Harris

Student and Family Wellbeing Coordinator, Carlton Primary School, Melbourne

Panelist

Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

Honorary Fellow, Deakin University

Keynote Speaker

Mr Tom Harkin

Founder, Tomorrow Architects

Keynote Speaker

Ms Anne Hollonds

National Children’s Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Keynote Speaker

Ms Catherine Liddle

Chief Executive Officer, SNAICC

Keynote Speaker

Ms Liana Buchanan

Principal Commissioner, Commission for Children and Young People

Keynote Speaker

Ms Pheobe Ho

Headspace National Youth Advisor,
Headspace, Australian Mental Health Leaders Fellow, National Mental Health Commission
Keynote Speaker

Professor Frank Oberklaid AM

Group Leader, Policy, Equity and Translation,
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children’s Hospital
Keynote Speaker

Dr Alexandra De Young

Research Fellow, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland Australia &
Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health, Children’s Health Queensland
Panelist

Ms Kerry Hawkins

(Virtual Presenter)
President, Western Australian Association for Mental Health
Panelist

Ms Michelle Roberts

Director, The Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network , The Australian National University

Panelist

Ms Rebecca Harris

Student and Family Wellbeing Coordinator, Carlton Primary School, Melbourne

Panelist

Venue

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

Venue

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

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