Managing persistent or severe depression in young people (December 2016)
This webinar will examine the management of persistent, severe and complex depression in young people, characterised by symptom severity, multiple comorbidities and when ongoing suicidality is present. This webinar will explore a multi-disciplinary team-based approach that incorporates evidence-based psychotherapies embedded within case management and psychiatric review. A particular focus will include consideration of developmental factors, engagement, assessment, managing suicide risk, including input from families, and medication use. The webinar will explore treatment phases from initial stages through to recovery as part of a comprehensive and holistic approach to the provision of mental health care to young people.
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