Series 3: Session 5 Project ECHO Adolescent Mental Health

Coming up on Tuesday 11th October 7.00-8.15pm

Childhoods lost: understanding the emotional burden of child abuse in teens

In this session we’ll be tackling the difficult issue of historic and ongoing abuse in teens
Understand the patterns of child abuse Describe presentations of historic abuse and ongoing abuse in teens Discuss research examining the experience of clinicians working in this challenging area Discuss trauma informed care approaches Formulate an approach to supporting a teen with the lived experience of trauma through case discussions  

Presenters: at this session:

Dr Deepthi Iyer, GP Lecturer – Readiness Program, Safer Families team, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne Dr Deepthi Iyer is a a practising GP and Lecturer at Safer Families, University of Melbourne. She completed her PhD exploring Australian young women’s perceptions of dating and dating violence. She was on the Expert Advisory Group of the RACGP White Book committee, 5th edition and authored the chapters on dating violence and adolescent to parent violence.
Jacqueline Kuruppu, Safer Families Scholar, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne Jacqueline Kuruppu is a 4th year PhD Candidate at the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on exploring the response to child abuse and neglect in general practice. Jacqueline is passionate about supporting the rights, health and wellbeing of children and young people.

To Watch:

To view slides:

University of Melbourne ECHO Hub

Department of General Practice

Bianca Forrester (Facilitator)

Ann-Maree Duncan (ECHO Co-ordinators)