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Working Together to Support the Mental Health of People Who Have Experienced Family Violence
Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts for a discussion on how to best support the mental health of people who have experienced family violence.

Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Amy's story be better equipped to: 

  • better understand mental health indicators in the context of family violence
  • identify the key principles of the featured disciplines' approach in screening, identifying, and supporting individuals experiencing family violence
  • explore tips and strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration thereby improving the provision of care to individuals experiencing family violence.

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios.:

  • Professor Kelsey Hegarty (General Practitioner, Victoria)
  • Ms Carmel O’Brien (Psychologist, Victoria)
  • (Social Worker, South Australia)
  • a lived experience panel member


  • Dr Mary Emeleus (General Practitioner and Psychotherapist, Queensland)



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