Sue Larkey Workshops on autism spectrum disorder, across Australia, during 2018

Join Sue for inspiring, entertaining and informative workshops throughout Australia and New Zealand. These are fun, fast moving and exciting days which will give attendees the confidence and understanding needed to help make it a success. Sue also offers a number of worskhops throughout Australia with world-renowned Dr Tony Attwood. All of the workshops are for […]

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Free Webinar – Internet gaming addiction and the effects on mental health

Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN) is offering a free webinar on ‘Internet gaming addiction and the effects on mental health’. Join the interdisciplinary panel discussion of Jack, a teenage male who is withdrawing from his regular activities and focusing only on internet gaming. Jack is consumed by his next game strategy and is distracted at school; […]

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Information Session – Restrictive Practices and the Disability Engagement Register, 30 November

The Senior Practitioner, Richard Bruggemann and Diane Holty from the Disability Policy Unit (DPU), Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, will be in Mount Gambier for a free information session for people with disability, families, and carers.  Diane will provide information about the work of the DPU and about the Disability Engagement Register. The Disability […]

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A tale of omega-3s and ADHD, Wed 18 Oct

Women’s & Children’s Health Network in conjunction with Healthy Development Adelaide: Grand Round: A tale of omega-3s and ADHD. Presenter: Dr Natalie Parletta, Senior Research Fellow: Nutrition and Dietetics, Centre for Population Health Research, University of South Australia Wednesday 18 October, 12.30 – 1.30pm (Lunch from 12noon) Queen Victoria Building, Lecture Theatre, level 1 Women’s […]

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The Oakden Lessons: Thinking about dementia, BPSD (Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia) and the people who live with it

Coordinator: Dr Maria Tomasic Guest Speaker: Dr Duncan McKellar is the Head of Unit for Older Persons’ Mental Health Services in the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network. Prior to his appointment he was a consultant old age psychiatrist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Guest Speaker: Dr Cheryl Lee is an advanced trainee in old age […]

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Free Webinar – Children with disability: Inclusive practice and child-safe organisations

This webinar will focus on developing practical strategies to create safe and inclusive environments for children with disability. This webinar will outline current understandings of disability and present recent research findings on the prevalence, risk and prevention of abuse for children with disability. Practical strategies for inclusive practice will be discussed, with a focus on […]

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