Webinars

Webinars

Commissioning Youth Mental Health Services: How to make it work for young people

The commissioning of primary mental health care services in Australia is still a relatively new concept. Therefore it’s critical that PHNs utilise contemporary practices in commissioning services for young people.

Read more >

ACCESS Open Minds: Transforming youth mental health in Canada (June 2018)

ACCESS Open Minds is a national research and evaluation network that marks a major Canadian innovation in youth mental health service design, delivery, evaluation, and research.

Read more >

Knowledge translation: implications for training approaches (May 2018)

This webinar will help clinicians, service improvement coordinators, program leads and funders to understand the best ways to support knowledge translation through a range of knowledge translation activities.

Read more >

What is knowledge translation and why is it important to youth mental health? (April 2018)

In youth mental health, and health in general, there is a gap between the best evidence and how this knowledge is applied ‘on the ground’ in clinical services. Knowledge translation is about trying to bridge that gap by assisting services and clinicians to use best practice, adapted to their particular context or setting.

Read more >

Community involvement in the development of a youth mental health service (April 2018)

This webinar will describe the process that the community of Swan Hill Victoria undertook prior to the establishment of a youth-specific mental health service in their community.

Read more >

Youth mental health: service models to improve access and outcomes for young people (March 2018)

Young people or ‘emerging adults’ have the highest incidence and prevalence of mental health issues of any age-band across the lifespan and yet have the worst access to mental health services. This webinar will explore the special challenges faced by emerging adults in modern society, and how best to meet their need for mental health care. Local and international examples of service models designed to reduce barriers and facilitate access for young people will be presented.

Read more >

Collaborative work and components of care in youth mental health services in Australia (October 2016)

This webinar will explore components of care in mental health care settings in Australia. The components to be presented are collaborative care, consultation and liaison, and medical management. Each of these components will be reviewed in the context of an integrated model of care. Some current service systems will be explored to demonstrate how these components of care can contribute to best practice mental health care for young people. The evidence base for multi-disciplinary teams improving outcomes for young people with mental ill-health will be considered, particularly for the treatment of depression and anxiety.

Read more >