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CAIRNS SHOWCASE 2nd MAY - Social and Emotional Well-Being of Australia’s First Nations’ People in a Digital Age

29 April 2017

This one-day event showcases current research and work being done in the field of digital mental health in Australia. The day will include presentations on the current research and practice in digital mental health in Australia, presentations on current resources available in digital mental health (with specific focus on culturally relevant resources available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people), and a discussion panel focussing on the digital world and it's impact on the health and well-being of Australia’s First Nations’ people. We have speakers from Mindspot, Hitnet, the National Centre for Indigenous Excellence and Black Dog Institute as part of the line up – with more speakers to be revealed.

This day is specifically aimed at practitioners, service providers, researchers and organisations working in the field of digital mental health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. If you have an interest in showcasing any work or research you are doing in the field of digital mental health within Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities.

YOU CAN STILL REGISTER FOR THE SHOWCASE AT: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/digital-technologies-and-mental-health-tickets-32458595533

SHOWCASE PROGRAM

Time

Presentation

Presenter

8:30

Coffee and welcome / networking

9:00

Welcome to country

9:10

Recent changes in digital mental health in Australia

David Kavanagh

9:40

Indigenous Mental Health

Karen Philp

10:00

The impact of using technology in social and emotional wellbeing programs

Julie-Ann Lambourne

10:20

National Centre for Indigenous Excellence / IDX and Flint programs

April Long / Delilah MacGillivray

10:50

Morning Tea

11:20

Digital mental health training in FNQ for service providers working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations

Carla Rogers

11:40

Utilising a case study approach to overcome barriers in the use of digital mental health tools

Tricia Nagel / Michelle Sweet

12:00

Evaluation of ibobbly: a self-help mobile application

Bill Reda

12:20

Listen and Learn

Sasha Harrington

12:40

The #IHMayDay Story

Lynore Geia

1:00

Lunch

1.45

Torres Strait dancers

2:15

Using technology to increase access to care for Indigenous Australians experiencing anxiety, depression

Carol Purtell

2:35

HitNet

Helen Travers

2:55

Social robots as a new technology for health care delivery

Nicole Robinson

3:15

Panel discussion / debate

Chair: David Kavanagh

4:15

Concluding remarks

David Kavanagh

4:30pm

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