Logging in: Using technology in practice to improve young people's mental health

Logging in: Using technology in practice to improve young people's mental health

Michael Carr-Gregg

This webinar described the role of technologies in young people’s lives, and how they might be used to support young people’s mental health.

This webinar was held on 20 October 2015.

A full recording of this webinar is available on our YouTube Channel.

The audio, transcript and presentation slides are available under Event Resources on this page.

In this webinar, Michael Carr-Gregg armed professionals working with young people across a range of disciplines with the latest knowledge regarding the role of technologies in young people’s lives, and how these technologies might be used to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Through examining case studies and available websites, apps and other tools, professionals developed practical skills and strategies that they can use to engage and support young people in improving their mental health and wellbeing.

A range of related resources is now available.

About the presenters

Michael Carr-Gregg

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia’s most prominent child and adolescent psychologists. He is the author of nine books, and has worked as an academic, researcher and political lobbyist. As Managing Director at Young and Well CRC, Michael plays a key role in leading and implementing the digital education program both in Australia and internationally, and works to extend the reach and impact of the Young and Well CRC’s initiatives. Michael’s extensive use of technology in his clinical practice gives him particular insight into the valuable role that technology can play in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health problems.