Professional roles in child mental health support

Runtime 00:28:31
Released 18/2/22
Emerging Minds Podcast
Emerging Minds Podcast
Professional roles in child mental health support
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There are a wide range of professions that work in child mental health. In this episode, we explore some of these child mental health support roles, and chat with a range of practitioners who work with children and families. Each guest comes from a different discipline, and discusses the role they play in supporting families.

We’ll be hearing from Gabrielle Hart, an infant, child and adolescent psychiatrist in private practice; Marnie Winterford, a clinical psychologist with a specialty in supporting young children and adolescents; Gill Munro, who comes with many years of experience managing a large drug and alcohol rehab service in South Australia; Ali Chisholm, an occupational therapist who works in an early childhood and family team in community health; as well as Fiona Bottroff, a speech pathologist who is also from an early childhood and family team.

In this episode you will learn:

  • the role of social workers in child mental health support and working with families [01:21]
  • the role of clinical psychologists in child mental health support and working with families [03:59]
  • the role of psychiatrists in child mental health support and working with families [10:19]
  • the role of speech pathologists in child mental health support and working with families [19:31]
  • the role of occupational therapists in child mental health support and working with families [22:41]

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