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Supporting Mental Health: Engaging Schools and Families

Mark WeistGuest speaker: Professor Mark Weist (United States)
International leader in school mental health policy and programs.

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health invites professionals who work with young people to attend a specialist development event with international leader in school mental health, Professor Mark Weist.


Participants attending the day will learn about:

  • Current evidence base on school mental health
  • Strategies and approaches for enhancing school mental health
  • Lessons from Professor Weist's research and advocacy work in school mental health, positive behaviour support and family engagement
  • Models for integrating service provision as part of school mental health
  • How we can close the research practice gap
  • Benefits of collaboration and engagement in the development of mental ill health prevention strategies.

For more information about the day and what will be covered in the presentation, see our event information page here.


Event details

When: Thursday 13th July 2017
Where: Conference Centre, Hunter Valley Hotel Academy
Kurri Kurri TAFE Campus, McLeod Road Kurri Kurri
Time: Doors open at 8:30am for 9:00am start. Event to close at 3:00pm.
Cost: $65 per person - includes morning tea and a light lunch*

*If you have any special dietary requirements, please contact the Hunter Institute office on 02 4924 6900 or himh@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au 

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For information on past events organised by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, please click here.

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