GEELONG: It takes a village: Improving mental health referral pathways for children in the Geelong region - Monday 16 September

It takes a village: Improving mental health referral pathways for children in the Geelong region

Inter-sectoral networking and solution focused event
This forum will be an opportunity to hear from a panel of practitioners and service providers who will discuss some of the barriers and facilitators to child (0-12 years) mental health referral pathways.
The forum will also include a facilitated workshop to discuss a strengthened response and ideas for solutions across the region. These discussions will contribute to a set of recommendations towards a regional response/approach.
It will also be a networking opportunity and a chance to develop solutions alongside practitioners and service providers.

Key Learning Objectives:
• Discuss the service needs of children and families with complex and chronic issues and the impact on mental health
• Learn about service responses in the Geelong and Barwon Region
• Discuss opportunities to develop partnerships and improved communication with and between GPs, paediatricians, allied health and other services and sectors.

Panel Participants:
• Daniel Peyton (Pediatrican)
• Merrin Kelly (Maternal Child and Health Coordinator for the Barwon Region)
• Ben GoodFellow (CAHMS) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) representative

Open to:
• GPs & GP Registrars,
• Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Paediatricians
• Social workers
• Allied health working with children
• School nurses, School counsellors

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Event Properties

Event Date 6:30 pm, 16/09/2019
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 16/09/2019
Location
Deakin Cats Community Centre
370 Moorabool St, South Geelong
Deakin Cats Community Centre
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