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Child Mental Health and Wellbeing

Do you want new insights you can apply to client work with children affected by mental health difficulties and their families? 

Understanding the contributing factors and treatment approaches for Australian children aged 4 to 11 years old can significantly improve outcomes when working with children and families.  

Join us to examine the current state of child mental health in Australia. This webinar will cover prevalent conditions, diagnostic criteria, and emerging trends in the field of child mental health diagnoses. 

Staying informed about the evolving landscape of child mental health diagnoses is essential for any professional working with children and families. It empowers professionals to provide accurate assessments, personalised treatment plans, and the most up-to-date care possible.

Learning outcomes

During this webinar, you’ll:

  • gain knowledge of common mental health conditions which can inform your work with children and families 
  • gain an understanding of factors that are known to contribute to mental and emotional health difficulties in children 
  • hear about evidence-based treatments that can be used to support these children and their families.

Ideal for

Community organisation workers, school staff, health professionals, youth workers, child and family workers, psychologists and counsellors.

About the presenter

Kirrilie Smout is the Director of Developing Minds, a group of 23 child and adolescent psychologists. She has provided therapy to approximately 5000 children, teenagers and families, and has supervised over 60 child and adolescent psychologists.  

She is also a lecturer and course coordinator at the University of South Australia, has authored 3 books about young people, and provides consultation to national media, education and health organisations.

Registration information

Registrations close 48 hours before the webinar start time.

If paying by invoice, proof of payment needs to be provided at least 24 hours ahead of the event.

In addition to the live event link, all registrants will receive a link to the webinar recording post-event.

When you click to book, you will be taken to our payment gateway. Once you complete your registration you will receive an email detailing how to access your learning event in our Moodle Learning Management System.

Webinar requirements

Please note that you'll need access to the following to participate in this webinar:

  • Desktop or laptop computer
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Headphones recommended
  • Microphone/speakers
  • Webcam (built in or external to your computer)

Contact us

Training and Development Team
Phone: (03) 8573 2222
Email: [email protected]


3 - 4:30pm AEST on 18 September 2024

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