A New Online Hub for Health Professionals

A New Online Hub for Health Professionals

Black Dog Institute have just launched a new free learning hub for health professionals, connecting you to online programs, resources and primary care information on mental health.

This custom-built platform provides GAPs and AHPRA-registered Allied Health Professionals with access to evidence-based digital resources, including CPD accredited webinars, online training modules, podcasts and other digital mental health content. The Health Professional Resource and Education Hub is the perfect place to start building your digital mental health knowledge, designed to introduce health professionals to online programs and tools, and demonstrate how they can be integrated into primary care. Whether experienced with digital mental health or looking to dip your toe in, the Health Professional Resources and Education Hub has something for everyone.

Evidence-based online resources and training

The Health Professional Resources and Education Hub provides health professionals with access to Black Dog Institute’s evidence-based online resources and eMHPrac content including:

  • Upcoming webinars
  • Recorded webinars and online modules
  • Podcast series
  • Informational PDFs and websites
  • The latest Black Dog Institute news
  • Individual training records

Mental Health Community of Practice

Users will also be able to connect with other health professionals through the Mental Health Community of Practice. You can exchange knowledge, ideas, and experiences with peers via the forums, which are moderated by a team of clinicians with interest, skills, and experience in mental health. Join the Mental Health Community of Practice to:

  • Discuss clinical challenges
  • Share news about professional development and educational events
  • Discuss issues of relevance to your practice and professional life

Upcoming Webinars

Mental health of young people impacted by cancer

When: 26 April, 1pm or 8pm

Whether dealing with a family member’s cancer or their own, young people are up to six times more likely to experience high or very high levels of psychological distress than their peers. Explore the impacts and learn how to provide support.

Climate Change and Mental Health

When: 24 May, 1pm or 8pm

Climate change is a major global existential challenge which provokes intense feeling in many people. In most cases, concerns about climate change are a rational response to the problem and may lead to positive adaptation, but some people experience significant mental distress. Explore the range of emotional responses and how they impact mental health.

New users can sign up to the Health Professional Resource and Education Hub today at this link. Get started by posting a comment in one of the online forums or viewing an on-demand webinar and check back regularly to access new digital resources or enroll in upcoming courses.

For questions please contact education.admin@blackdog.org.au