Let’s talk about children (‘Let’s Talk’)

Emerging Minds, Australia

This e-learning course is an evidence-based method that is designed to support mental health professionals to talk with parents who experience mental illness about parenting and their child’s needs.

It aims to make this conversation a routine part of the alliance between parents and professionals where they can explore the wellbeing and development of children and how their parent’s mental illness is understood by them.

This course is designed for:

  • adult mental health setting
  • primary health care
  • non-government organisation
  • child mental health
  • child and youth services

Reasons to take this course:

  • It can be integrated into the recovery model
  • It supports healthy parent-child relationships, promoting protective factors for the child’s wellbeing
  • The method is evidence-based, with demonstrated outcomes for parents, children and families
  • It improves understanding of issues facing parents when they have a mental illness

The course will take between 5 to 10 hours in total but can be completed over multiple sessions and at the learner’s own pace. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points can be earned through professional associations.

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