Infant and early childhood mental health: Developing a plan with the family
On-demand recorded 23 Jun 2022
Based on a case study, a number of practice skills will be examined including discussing the diagnosis and/or formulation with the family, identifying and discussing referral options, setting goals, and providing support and psychoeducation.
The panellists will also respond to practice challenges raised by webinar participants.
- Identify the key aspects of developing a plan to respond to mental health difficulties experienced by infants and young children.
- Apply skills in developing a plan to meet the needs of the child and family.
This event attracts 3 CPD points
This event is part of Emerging Minds webinar series. Events in this series are:
Dr James Best
FRACGP and Chair RACGP Specific Interests Child and Young Person’s Health
Dr James Best is Chair of the RACGP Specific Interests Child and Young Person’s Health Network and he has been a general practitioner for over twenty years. His medical practice has a special focus on child development, child behaviour, parenting and children with disabilities. He has been widely published in medical and mainstream publications on these and other child health topics
Dr Nick Kowalenko
Child and adolescent psychiatrist and Emerging Minds NSW Director
Dr Nick Kowalenko is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and Emerging Minds NSW Director.Nick began his postgraduate training in the Family Medicine Program with the RACGP before training in child psychiatry. He is Vice-President of the International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals. In his roles as deputy chair of Emerging Minds, Chair of Tresillian Council in NSW and as a consultant to a variety of state and national NGOs and government bodies, he champions the promotion of children’s mental health.
Dr Michaela Baulderstone
Dr Baulderstone is a General Practitioner with special interests in mental health, developmental disability, child health and medical education. She has undertaken targeted training in child development and behaviour, and parenting counselling. She provides special clinics for child emotional and behavioral concerns, paediatric sleep and continence issues, and developmental disability. Dr Baulderstone also provides a psychological medicine service and is a FPS Provider (Interpersonal Therapy). She has worked with Emerging Minds developing RACGP accredited training modules in child mental health since 2018.