AICAFMHA: promoting mental health for young Australians
Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Association Ltd
ABN 87 093 479 022
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Event Name: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Young People Details: This part-time programme provides training for individuals in outcomes-based CBT interventions to promote psychological wellbeing in children and young people. The course is aimed at professionals already working in the field of children's services, including social care, education and health, who hope to gain skills they can practice in the work place. Students complete the Certificate in the first year and can choose to progress to the Diploma and the MSc in the second and third years, respectively. The programme is based and taught at the Anna Freud Centre, a national charity with a worldwide reputation for its commitment to the emotional well-being of children.
Website:http://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychlangsci/students/prospective/PGT/TMSPSYSCBT01 Location: London, UK Event Dates: Sep 1, 2012 - Sep 1, 2014 Event Name: Fourth International Conference on Families with Parental Mental Health Challenges Details: This conference will bring researchers, educators, policy-makers, and providers from across disciplines together with members of the judiciary and those with lived experience. The primary aim is to share knowledge and experience, to advance the rights and highlight the needs of families striving to live well with parental mental health challenges. Participants will have opportunity to explore two general theme areas: the challenges of parenting for adults with psychiatric disability or mental health concerns and the impact and challenges for children and young people living in families with parental psychiatric disability or mental health concerns, including those associated with being a young carer. The call for abstracts is now open and the deadline for submissions is September 30th 2013. Website:http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/MentalHealth2014/ Location: Berkeley, California, USA Event Dates: Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014 Event Name: Happiness and Its Causes Details: Explore the varied causes of a happy and meaningful life - for ourselves and others at our 9th annual Happiness & Its Causes conference. Be uplifted, informed and motivated by a faculty of 30+ renowned international and Australian speakers - leaders in psychology, science, education, business, spirituality, the arts and more! Conference themes include a life of purpose; happiness and your mind; happiness, creativity and play; hope and the future; living a good life and happiness tools and techniques. To download the conference brochure and to register, go to the conference website. The early bird closes on 20 December 2013. Website:http://www.happinessanditscauses.com.au/?utm_source=Think+%26+Be+Happy&utm_campaign=fc7d1cd2ec-HAP14oneWEEK&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d56b8eabc-fc7d1cd2ec-36253489 Location: Sydney, New South Wales Event Dates: May 29, 2014 - May 30, 2014 Event Name: Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference Details: The call for papers for the 13th AIFS Conference is now open. The conference will showcase cutting-edge research on topical issues relating to how families are adjusting to a rapidly changing world. It will outline key policy priorities for advancing the wellbeing of Australian families and draw on the expertise and perspectives of a diverse range of specialists from around Australia and across the world. The AIFS conference provides a valuable opportunity for government policy-makers, service providers and practitioners, researchers and community organisations to meet and exchange ideas and knowledge. Confirmed speakers are: Emeritus Professor Dorothy Scott OAM, Director, Bracton Consulting Services Pty Ltd, Inaugural Director of the Australia Centre for Child Protection, University of South Australia; Professor Paul Amato, Arnold and Bette Hoffman Professor of Family Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A and Mr Trevor Huddleston CBE, Chief Analyst and Director of Analytical Services Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions, U.K. Website:http://conference.aifs.gov.au/ Location: Melbourne, Australia Event Dates: Jul 30, 2014 - Aug 1, 2014