Season 1: Episode 10 – Working with families

In our last podcast, Old enough to have a medicare care but too young to vote, we discussed the rights and responsibilities of young people independently accessing health care services. This episode continues that conversation. Bianca speaks with Sandra Radovini about when it might be best practice to facilitate family involvement and how to navigate that fine balance between supporting young people’s independence and choices with their best interests in supported health care. Importantly, we discuss some of the nuances such as timing and risk, some of the reasons for resistance and how to prepare parents and carers for these sensitive consultations.

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This Podcast was recorded “at home” in November, 2020

  • Presented by: Bianca Forrester
  • Guest: A/Prof Sandra Radovini – Director, Mindful-Centre For Training & Research, Department of Psychiatry
  • Produced by: Bianca Forrester
  • Music: Space Cadet Lullabies
  • Graphics: Gaal Creative

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