Series 3: Session 3 Project ECHO Adolescent Mental Health

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The rise of eating disorders: beyond the basics

In this session we’ll continue our conversations on recognising and assessing eating disorders.

What constitutes a good assessment, what does early intervention in primary care look like and who might be in a primary care team for support.

At this session:

Presenter: Dr Jenny Conway, GP specialising in Eating Disorders, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne Jenny graduated from Unimelb in 1988 and has been working in General Practice since 1991. She has a special interest in Mental Health issues especially supporting young people. Over the last 10 years she has been dealing more and more with patients living with an Eating disorder and has recently completed a Master of Medicine by research examining the efficacy of an RACGP online learning module she helped developed to improve early recognition and management of ED patients by GP Registrars. She currently consults in Healesville is the Yarra Valley and in Fitzroy North and is part of the DISS team providing care to two rural secondary colleges in Healesville and Yarra Junction. She also is a GP consultant for EDV and NEDC where she facilitates workshops and is contributing to further online professional development regarding GPs role in the diagnosis and management of Eating Disorders.
Panellist:Professor Sandra Radovini, Mindful Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne Dr Radovini the Director of Mindful Centre of Training and research and is the Advanced Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Victoria under the guidelines of the RANZCP [Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist].
She co-ordinates the Child and Adolescent subject of the MPsych/MPM, [Master of Psychiatry, Master of Psychological Medicine] University Of Melbourne and Monash University. This is the formal education component for all psychiatry training in Victoria. We are delighted to have her join our DiSS training program as lead expert for Project ECHO Adolescent Mental Health Series.

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Department of General Practice

Bianca Forrester (Facilitator)

Ann-Maree Duncan (ECHO Co-ordinators)