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Download or watch our past webinars focusing on topical mental health issues.

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Collaborative care for eating disorder presentations
Jo is a teenage girl who, at her mother's insistence, visits her GP for not being her 'usual self'. She is underweight and has been reducing her food intake for some time and is on a strict exercise regime to prepare for a marathon. The interdisciplinary panel explore potential referral pathways, as well as discuss tips and strategies to provide effective collaborative care.
Tags: Eating disorders
June 2012
Collaborative care for older people with mental health issues
Maurice, an elderly widower has been discharged from hospital following a recent fall at home. The hospital visit has uncovered multiple medical and mental health issues. The interdisciplinary panel explore potential referral pathways and ways to work together to deliver effective collaborative care for Maurice.
Tags: Older adults
May 2012
Collaborative care for children with an autism spectrum disorder
Sandra visits her GP and shares her concerns about her three and a half year old son Jamie. He does not respond to direct and simple commands, has difficulty settling for long at play activities with other children, and generally prefers to play alone with certain toys/activities. The interdisciplinary panel examine what Jamie's behaviour may mean clinically and explore the referral pathways available to Jamie and his family.
Tags: Autism , Child , Families
April 2012
Perinatal mental health
Stacey, one of the panelists, shares her own experience as a mother of a toddler and a newborn, who struggles with anxiety and depression. The other panelists, including a GP, psychiatrist and psychologist respond to Stacy’s story and explore the referral pathways available to her.
Tags: Perinatal , Women's Health , Infant
March 2012
Collaborative care in mental health and substance abuse
Susie is a 33 year old single mother. She has a history of substance abuse and has cycled in and out of treatment for years. She visits her GP with a desire to start counselling and undertake urine tests to secure custody of her son. The interdisciplinary panel discuss the key principles of intervention and different discipline roles in providing integrated primary mental health care services to Susie.
Tags: Addiction
February 2012
Bipolar mood disorder
Twenty-nine year old nurse Sandra has recently been discharged from an inpatient unit after her first psychiatric admission. She was hospitalised voluntarily when her colleagues grew concerned about her increasingly unusual behaviour. The interdisciplinary panel discuss the key principles of intervention and each discipline’s role in providing integrated mental health services to bipolar mood disorder presentations.
Tags: Bipolar
December 2011
Mental Health and Diabetes
Bruce is 51 years old and has Type 2 diabetes. He is in a new relationship, following the breakdown of his marriage 18 months ago. He visits his new partner’s GP and is abdominally overweight with a pallid complexion, smells of cigarette smoke and has a general appearance of disarray. The interdisciplinary panel discuss how each may contribute to the screening and diagnosis, assessment and treatment of mental illness in people with diabetes.
Tags: Physical Health and Mental Health
November 2011
Complex Trauma: adult survivors of childhood abuse
Sonya has visited her GP with a black eye and bruising. With a history of suicide attempts, she has been referred to a psychiatrist but attended only once and was lost to follow up. The panel’s discussion will review the key principles for effective assessment and management of mental health issues for people who have experienced complex trauma.
Tags: Adult, Trauma
September 2011
Mark is a 49 yr old single man with a 30 year history of bizarre beliefs and lifestyle consistent with diagnosis of schizophrenia. After a number of interactions with various mental health services, he has recently developed a relationship with a mental health nurse. Among the key issues addressed, the interdisciplinary panel cover the challenges and opportunities in providing integrated and holistic mental health services for people experiencing psychotic disorders.
Tags: Psychosis
July 2011
Mental Health and Intellectual Disability
Kyle is a 35 year old single man who lives in supported accommodation. His explanation for recent angry outbursts is that “the voices told me to”. His mother feels something is not quite right and that he is becoming increasingly distant. The interdisciplinary panel address the key principles for effective diagnosis and management of mental health issues for people with intellectual disability.
Tags: Intellectual disability
June 2011
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