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.

Information in this webinar is current as at October, 2016.

Who is this webinar for?

The content for this webinar is suitable for clinicians and those working with or supporting young people with mental ill-health.

What will you learn in this webinar?

  • An appreciation of the changing nature and interactivity of components  of care within health and mental health systems

  • An understanding of multi-disciplinary team work; how it fits within components of care and examples of its application in everyday mental health practice.

  • An understanding of the current evidence base for the components of care approach.

  • An appreciation of the  advantages of collaborative care over consultation liaison or medical management alone


Heather Stavely, Associate Director Service Development, Orygen the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

Heather Stavely is the Associate Director Service Development within the Skills and Knowledge Division. Heather has extensive clinical and service development experience. She has worked closely with headspace National to create the early psychosis services across Australia. Heather has been responsible for the program management of several large national projects, with a focus on upskilling the youth mental health workforce and service development activities. Heather has presented at both national and international conferences and has been involved in knowledge translation webinars and workshops, and has authored and contributed to numerous clinical resources.