Topics in child and adolescent mental health

7 – 11 March 2016
The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

The Royal Children’s Hospital is proud to host a program that brings together leading practitioners and researchers to discuss developments in infant, child and adolescent mental health.

The Topics in Child and Adolescent Mental Health program is designed for allied health and medical practitioners, government representatives and all those interested in the latest evidence on infant, child and adolescent mental health, and the practical implications of the evidence.

Speakers and topics

The program features a range of speakers from The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and beyond. Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr Nicola Reavley, NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Senior Research Fellow in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne
  • Professor David R Coghill, Financial Markets Foundation Chair in Developmental Mental Health at The University of Melbourne (formerly Clinical Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Dundee)
  • Professor Mark Dadds, Director of the Sydney Child Behaviour Research Clinic, Principal Research Fellow of the NHMRC, and Professor of Psychology at the University of Sydney
  • Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO, Chair of Paediatric Neurology Research at The University of Melbourne, and Senior Principal Research Fellow at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

Attendees can register for a range of mental health seminars over the week:

  • Mental health literacy
  • Adolescence and mental health
  • Infant mental health
  • Chronic illness
  • Dual disability
  • Child psychiatry
  • Trauma and child health
  • ADHD
  • Fathers and child mental health
  • Psychosocial interventions
  • Autism

Registrations are now open

Please note that seats are limited for some sessions.
Registrations close on Tuesday 1 MarchRegister now»


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