Webinar 72 – eCBT for adolescents with depressive symptoms

Webinar 72 – eCBT for adolescents with depressive symptoms

Black Dog Institute Webinar

Sydney, NSW

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

08 August 2024

Black Dog Institute


Black Dog Institute
(02) 9382 4530

With the plethora of digital CBT apps and programs available, how do you select one that’s effective, safe, and engaging for teens? In this webinar Dr. Mirjana Subotic-Kerry, Senior Research Program Manager at Black Dog Institute delves into her research on digital cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and it’s impact on teen mental health.

Mirjana shared the latest research findings and insights on navigating interventions to ensure they’re evidence-based and prioritise the safety of teens’ data and privacy, among other considerations. She introduces the new app ClearlyMe.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Outline common symptoms of depression in adolescents and prevalence rates.
  2. Identify the evidence for the benefits of Cognitive Behaviour for Depression.
  3. Outline some CBT-I strategies appropriate for young people with depression.
  4. Outline supports and tools available for adolescents with depression.

Presenter: Dr Mirjana Subotic-Kerry

Dr Mirjana Subotic-Kerry is a Senior Research Program Manager and provisional psychiatrist working across several research projects aimed at designing, developing, and evaluating web-based mental health services in schools and clinical settings, alongside the related training. She also manages a project examining the links between sleep and mental health in children.

Her research interests include the prevention and early intervention of depression and anxiety with a focus on adolescents and young adults. She is also interested in the design, implementation, and evaluation of digital technologies to improve the accessibility, adoption, and engagement of psychological interventions and services for children and young people.

This webinar is designed for GPs, GP registrars, psychologists, and allied mental health practitioners, or any other health professional with an interest in improving outcomes for patients with mental health conditions.

RACGP CPD Accredited Activity – 1 CPD hour (Educational Activities)