Engaging parents of school-aged children webinar
Emerging Minds and Mental Health Professionals' Network (MHPN), Australia, 2018
The webinar featured a facilitated interdisciplinary panel discussion of a case study. The panel comprised of Sarah Seekamp (occupational therapist), Nicola Palfrey (psychologist) and Mandy Walsh (child and family partner and lived experience consumer). Daniel Moss, Emerging Minds’ Workforce Development Manager facilitated the discussion.
Through an exploration of child inclusive practice that focuses on children’s social and emotional wellbeing participants will:
- identify strategies to facilitate positive child-focused conversations with parents and children that uncovers their relationship strengths and vulnerabilities
- describe practitioner tools that help parents to focus on the developmental needs of their children when facing adversity, conflict or separation
- recognise the importance of regular shared playtime between children and their parents.
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Can we detect mental health risk at school entry?Melissa J GreenThis article presents a summary of the findings reported in 'Latent profiles of early developmental vulnerabilities in a NSW child cohort at age 5 years' (2018) and 'Early developmental risk for subsequent childhood mental disorders in an Australian population cohort' (2018).
Engaging with children and parents with complex needs – a systems approach webinarEmerging Minds and Mental Health Professionals' Network (MHPN)The webinar featured a facilitated interdisciplinary panel discussion of a case study. The panel comprised of Dr Jamie Lee (Psychologist) and Professor Leonie Segal (Psychiatrist). Dan Moss, Emerging Minds’ Workforce Development Manager facilitated the discussion.
March 2019 research highlightsVariousThis March research summary provides a selection of recently released papers, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses related to infant and child mental health.Each article is accompanied by a brief synopsis that highlights the key messages of the paper. Links to abstracts, full-text articles and related resources, where available, are provided.