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Infant and early childhood mental health: Collaborating with the family and the team to support the child Members login for free access About RACGP online events

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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 18 Aug 2022

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Email: RACGP Specific Interests
Call: 03 8699 0071

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Infant and early childhood mental health: Collaborating with the family and the team to support the child

On-demand recorded 18 Aug 2022

Based on a case study, this webinar will discuss practical ways in which GPs can collaborate with the team and coordinate care for the child, within the current Medicare system.

The panellists will also respond to practice challenges raised by webinar participants.

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify the key aspects of infant and early childhood mental health practice during the implementation of a plan to support the child and family.
  2. Apply skills in managing, reviewing and supporting infant and young children and their families following a child-centred, family-focused mental health assessment and plan.
This event attracts 3 CPD points

This event attracts 3 CPD points

This event is part of Emerging Minds webinar series. Events in this series are:

Host

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

Presenters

Dr Ewa Bodnar
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr Ewa Bodnar is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working at the Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (QCPIMH) within the Zero to Four Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS). Ewa’s role is a combination of direct clinical service delivery as the clinical lead of the infant mental health team, supporting state-wide development and training of the infant mental health workforce, and advocacy for the needs of infants.

Dr Michaela Baulderstone
FRACGP

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.

Melissa McCosker

Melissa is a busy lawyer who is also a mother of 2 young children aged 5 and 17 months, who lives in NSW. She has lived experience with a variety of services. Melissa has been selected as a member of the newly formed Emerging Minds Family Forum and is enjoying contributing.

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