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WNSW PHN: General Mental Health ECHO

Date: 05-09-2023 19:00:00


Tuesdays 7.00pm – 8.00pm AEST
July 18 – September 19 2023

Where Online via Zoom

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WNSW PHN, Sydney LHD & Western NSW LHD are continuing our collaboration in offering the General Mental Health ECHO to clinicians working in the WNSW PHN area. Project ECHO can support you in your work with people with mental health conditions through case-based learning. Bring your de-identified cases for advice and support & join our inter-professional community of practice meetings online.

Panel to include:

Andrew McDonald – A/Clinical Director, Mental Health Services
Dr Scott Clarke – Psychiatrist
Kathleen Smith – Staff Specialist, Psychiatry, Collaborative Centre for Cardiometabolic Health in Psychosis (ccCHiP)
Lil Vrklevski – Clinical Psychologist
Simon Tully – Senior Social Worker

Session Topics Include:

  • Lifestyle interventions for depression
  • Psychotropics & cardiometabolic effects
  • Sleep disorder and mental health
  • Diagnosis & intervention for personality disorders in the primary care setting
  • Urgent mental health assessment
  • Drug & alcohol use in people with enduring mental illness
  • Approach to psychotropic medication use in the perinatal setting
  • Medical management of eating disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Identifying & responding to issues of violence, abuse & neglect (VAN) in mental health

Further ECHO Information


Ji-Sun Kim