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Dealing with Adolescent Depression

Dealing with Adolescent Depression

NOVEMBER 2017

PROVIDER: Black Dog Institute

DATE: Saturday 18th November 2017

TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

VENUE: Black Dog Institute – Hospital Rd, Randwick NSW 2031

SYNOPSIS:

The program aims to help general practitioners develop confidence in relating to teenagers, understanding their issues and distinguishing those who are experiencing normal adolescent difficulties from those with a clinical mood disorder. GPs will be provided with a comprehensive grounding in recognising, assessing and managing depression in adolescents.The program uses case based learning to demonstrate a practical clinically applicable approach to identifying and managing adolescent depression. The program details risk assessment in adolescence, comprehensive management planning and considerations involved in managing confidentiality, carer involvement and prescribing medication for this specific population.

Accreditation:

  • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1 Points
  • 30 ACCRM PRPD
  • Mental Health Skills Training GPMHSC)

COST: $360

REGISTRATION: Please register online here.