Guest 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:
The day will consist of two seminars. A Q&A session will be held following each seminar.
Seminar 1: Advancing School Mental Health (morning session)
This session will provide insights and examples from field of school based mental health on:
Seminar 2: Meaningful family engagement in school mental health (afternoon session)
Effectively working with families underpins virtually all effective interventions in child, youth and school mental health. Strengthening school-family-community partnerships can help to contribute to the promotion of mental health, prevention and early detection of mental ill-health and contribute to recovery.
This workshop will explore Mark’s work on the Interconnected Systems Framework (ISF) and how it enhances effective mental health delivery through the combined efforts of schools and community partners thus providing opportunity for more potent family engagement to improve outcomes for youth.
This event will be relevant for people working in health, mental health, youth work and services, schools, university and TAFE education, and others who work with young people.
Supporting Mental Health with Mark Weist
July 13, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm
Kurri Kurri TAFE campus,
Kurri Kurri NSW 2326
$65.00 per person
Costs include morning team and a light lunch.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - Conference Centre, Hunter Valley Hotel Academy