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Live Webinar - Online Resources to Help Improve Indigenous Mental Health

03 May 2016

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In this webinar, we will explore the range of resources suitable for use with indigenous patients and take a close look at MindSpot Clinic’s Indigenous Wellbeing Program. Carlie Schofield is an indigenous mental health worker and a Yuin woman herself. Carlie was responsible for the adaptation of the Wellbeing Program for Indigenous users and will join us on the webinar to discuss the program’s development and content.

With the help of Harry, our case study for the webinar, our panel will explore the feasibility of using on online program to help indigenous patients with mild to moderate mental health conditions and observe Harry’s experience of using the program.

The webinar series

The webinar series examines some of the online mental health treatment programs that GPs need to know about, focusing on evidence-based programs that have been developed in Australia. The evidence around the efficacy and usefulness of different programs will be discussed along with practical aspects of using the programs.

Summary:

  • e-Mental Health programs are a useful adjunct to mental health treatment in primary care
  • there is good evidence that patient outcomes improve with the use of e-Mental Health programs
  • a variety of locally-developed e-Mental Health programs are available
  • GPs need to be familiar with the programs their patients are using and be able to recommend the use of these programs appropriately.

Audience

GPs and GP registrars who are interested in improving outcomes for indigenous patients with mental health conditions.

CPD Information

Participants who attend this one hour webinar relieve 2 QI&CPD Points and 2 Core ACRRM points.

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