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Psychiatry Workshop (Coffs Harbour)

Date: 13-06-2017 10:00:00 to 16:00

Date & Time:      Tuesday 13 June; 10.00am - 4.00pm
Location:      Opal Cove Resort Coffs Harbour, Opal Boulevard, Coffs Harbour
Contact:      Bronwyn Thirkell  E:  P: 02 6618 5445
RSVP By:      ASAP; places are limited

The Centre for Healthcare, Knowledge & Innovation invites health practitioners and professionals working in general practice and mental health to attend a workshop led by distinguished international scholars, and with a particular focus on access to psychiatry.

Learn what’s working nationally and internationally.Discover the pillars of the Central California Psychiatry Model and work in groups to develop a model for implementation within the NSW context.

Workshop participants include consumers with lived experience, clinicians, social services, allied health and mental health practitioners, PHN and LHD staff.

Learning Outcomes:

  • 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

Key Note Speakers

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.

Click here to download the flyer with full information and to register.