Mental Health Skills Training - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Mental Health Skills Training

Gain the skills needed to give evidence-based, person-centred mental health care.

Highly interactive, this training provides a base for working with people experiencing mild to severe mental disorders.

Broaden your mental health skill set and understand the finer points of mental health assessments and mental state examinations

Multidisciplinary training environment.

GPs will become eligible to claim higher MBS rebates through items 2715 and 2717 (or 281, 282 for non VR-GPs).

RACGP and GPMHSC accredited with 40 CPD points.

Learn from experts at USC’s Thompson Institute, a world-leading hub for mental health and neuroscience research, clinical practice and education.

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Training topics

  • Understanding mental health historical context
  • The psychiatric interview
  • Mental status examination and risk assessment
  • Managing risk in general practice
  • Key mental disorders
  • Treatment planning
  • Optimising treatment though the MBS billing cycle
  • Relapse prevention
  • Mental health service system
  • Insights into SE Qld community needs

Presenters

  • Dr Adem Can, Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Melissa Herdy, Clinical Psychologist
  • Megan Dutton, Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Guest speakers: consumer and carer perspectives

Accreditations

  • RACGP (40 CPD points)
  • GPMHSC

Details

Mental Health Skills Training

When: Thursday, 5 May

Time: 8.30am - 5pm

Price: $600 for GPs, $300 for health professionals

CPD points: 40

Format: Face-to-face

Venue: USC's Thompson Institute, Birtinya

Email for further information: TI_clinicalservices@usc.edu.au

Interested in future dates?

Get notified when future dates for Mental Health Skills Training become available. Email: thompsoninstitute@usc.edu.au