This article reflects on research that revealed parents didn’t always know how adolescents were feeling, and considers implications for practice.
Mental health and illness
This article explores the high rates of smoking, alcohol consumption, and other risky behaviours among children and adolescents with mental disorders.
This report discusses the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia.
Event dates: 17-18 May 2018, Cairns, Qld.
Resource - Intellectual disability mental health core competency framework: A manual for mental health professionals
This resource outlines the skills required by mental health professionals for the provision of services to people with an intellectual disability.
Event dates: 23-26 November 2017, Parkville, Vic.
This report from Mission Australia examines the links between youth homelessness, mental illness and family functioning.
Event dates: 16-17 September 2017, Sydney, NSW.
Submissions for journal papers focused on parenting interventions and the mental health of children and parents are now open.
This report explores young people’s high vulnerability as a key social justice facing Tasmania.