Engaging with parents and infants in the first thousand days webinar
Emerging Minds and Mental Health Professionals' Network (MHPN), Australia, 2018
This webinar featured a facilitated interdisciplinary panel discussion of a case study. The panel included Dr Nick Kowalenko (psychiatrist), Mandy Seyfang (OT/Infant mental health therapist), Jonathon Main (Relationships Australia). Dan Moss, Emerging Minds’ Workforce Development Manager facilitated the discussion.
Through an exploration of contemporary research around infant mental health, and how this translates to positive and proactive practice with both infants and their parents, participants will:
- identify early intervention and prevention opportunities in work with parents
- outline strategies to engage parents respectfully and collaboratively
- outline common practice challenges for professionals working with infants and their families.
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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.