Registrations now open for the Melbourne Children's Campus Mental Health Strategy Grand Rounds
The Campus Mental Health Strategy is hosting Grand Rounds on Wednesday 25 October to celebrate Children’s Week. After the rounds, they’ll invite campus staff to join them for lunch as a thank you for their support, contributions, and interest towards the strategy.
Embedding trauma informed, family centred, and evidence based approaches into practice.
Event topic: Embedding trauma informed, family centred, and evidence based approaches into practice
Date: Wednesday 25 October
Time: Grand Rounds 12.30pm - 1.30pm, followed by lunch 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Location: Ella Latham Auditorium, Ground Floor
About the MC:
Lisa Corrigan, Campus Mental Health Strategy Lived Experience Advisor, is currently a strategy executive at Corrigan’s Produce Farms, following some nine years working as the Human Resources and Safety Manager. Prior to joining her family’s farming business in 2010, Lisa held various executive level corporate communications and public affairs roles.
Lisa cares for her daughter who has a mental health condition and is a 12-year veteran of the mental health system. She is passionate about helping to shape improved mental health services, and better outcomes for people experiencing mental ill health. Lisa volunteers as a Lived Experience Advisor to the Family Centred Care and Research Advisory Groups. She also serves as a member of Beyond Blue’s Portfolio Review Council, which steers organisational planning and strategy.
Meet the speakers:
- Sarah Connolly, Interim Director of Allied Health at the Royal Children's Hospital
- Associate Professor Gehan Roberts, Associate Director (Clinical Services), Centre for Community Child Health at the RCH
- Kelly Light, Clinical Nurse Facilitator at the Royal Children's Hospital
The Grand Rounds will explore:
- Why we are focussing on trauma-informed care/prevention and how we are working with colleagues across campus to develop a common language and understanding.
- The importance of addressing whole child health/wellbeing through considering and supporting the environment around the child, including the mental health needs of parents/carers and siblings.
- What we are learning as we test the introduction of validated patient reported outcome measures for anxiety into routine care, and other evidence-based resources developed to improve care for children experiencing anxiety and other common mental health conditions.
For more information about this event, please contact CMHS@mcri.edu.au.
To learn more about the Campus Mental Health Strategy, please visit Mental Health Central.