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MHPN Webinar: Mental health and wellbeing in autistic youth and young adults during transitions

Mon 27 Feb 2023 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT

Online

Event details

Join MHPN's interdisciplinary panel, facilitated by Nicola Palfrey (ACT – Clinical Psychologist), as they discuss the mental health challenges that autistic youth and young adults may experience during transitional periods of their life.

Panel: Prof. Tony Attwood (QLD – Psychologist); Prof. Julian Trollor (NSW – Psychiatrist); Jasmine Deakin (SA – Social Worker); and, Dr. Claire Pickett (VIC – General Practitioner with lived experience)

Learning outcomes

Identify tips and strategies that can assist practitioners to provide support to autistic youth and young adults during transitions at school, university, work, and in their relationships.

Discuss acceptance around the autistic identity and the use of appropriate language to prevent negative narratives, stereotypes and stigma for autistic youth and young adults.

Outline the benefits of using a multidisciplinary approach when assessing, treating and supporting the mental health of autistic youth and young adults.

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Contact details

Event website
https://www.mhpn.org.au/members#/Meeting/23457

Event times in your timezone

ACT, NSW, Tas, Vic 27 Feb 2023 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
NT 27 Feb 2023 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Qld 27 Feb 2023 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
SA 27 Feb 2023 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
WA 27 Feb 2023 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
NZ 27 Feb 2023 9:15 pm – 10:30 pm