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WHOLE PERSON MENTAL HEALTH CARE MODEL – JOINING UP PSYCHIATRY, GENERAL PRACTICE, PSYCHOTHERAPY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

WHOLE PERSON MENTAL HEALTH CARE MODEL – JOINING UP PSYCHIATRY, GENERAL PRACTICE, PSYCHOTHERAPY AND SOCIAL SERVICES

PROVIDER: Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation partnership. More information available at www.ncphn.org.au/the-centre

DATE: 13 June 2017

TIME: Registration: 9:30am / Workshop: 10am – 4pm

VENUE: Opal Cove, Coffs Harbour

PRESENTERS: 

  • Associate Professor Robert M. McCarron, D.O. Program Director for the Combined Internal Medicine/Psychiatry Residency Program, University of California, Davis School of Medicine
  • Dr Peter McGeorge, Associate Professor, UNSW, Director Inner City Health St Vincent’s Health Network
  • Professor David Perkins, Director & Professor of Rural Health Research, University of Newcastle

SYNOPSIS:

  • Gain understanding and insight into national and international models for access to psychiatry
  • Improve the capacity and scope of work of mental health in general practice
  • Develop a mental health/psychiatry model of care relevant to the Australian context and culture
  • Strengthen cross-agency relationships to better deliver mental health care and social services

TARGET: Health practitioners

ENQUIRIES: Please contact Jim Herbert – Email: jim.herbert@wnswphn.org.au (this is a co-design workshop to be followed by a second workshop on 14 June)

REGISTRATION: To register, please contact Bronwyn Thirkell – Email: bthirkell@ncphn.org.au or Phone: 02 6618 5445