YFD – Mental Health: Psychosocial Wellbeing

YFD Training Module 2 – Mental Health: Psychosocial Wellbeing

 


 

Adolescence is a time of changing health needs, requiring medical practitioners to effectively adapt, understand and meet the requirements of their young patient’s needs.

 

The Youth Friendly Doctor program is designed to provide the medical professional with the skills and knowledge to remain up to date with the most pertinent issues affecting young people and how to best manage these issues.

 

The program is developed and delivered by health professionals with specific skills in the area of youth health, providing the most current information.

 

Please note that CPD points for the 2019 program will be applied for with the RACGP and ACCRM.

 

To be accredited as a Youth Friendly Doctor you will be required to complete both the core module workshops plus one of the elective module workshops

 

Workshop 2: Psychosocial Wellbeing

 

This core workshop addresses care planning and coordination of pharmacological, psychological and social interventions for adolescents, establishing skills in the medication management of common psychiatric disorders and safe prescribing. This module equips doctors with approaches to psychosocial interventions for adolescents and their families and knowledge of common practical psychological techniques for clinical practice.

 

Date: Tuesday 16 April

Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Venue: AMA (WA) House, 14 Stirling Hwy, Nedlands
Cost: Free for AMA (WA) members, $50 per workshop for non-members

Presenters: Ivan Salmin – Senior Clinical Psychologist at CAMHS, Dr Julie Moore – Psychiatrist at PMH

 

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