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18th - 20th March, 2024 Gold Coast – Qld

Presenting at CAMH24

Together We Stand: The Importance of Collaboration, Connections, Community and Culture

Apply to present at CAMH now


Applications are now open and will close on October 13th. 

You can choose to present solo or with a co-presenter. 

Share your work at CAMH24

Why present at CAMH24?

This is your chance to shine a light on the work you do and yours or your company’s mission to make children, adolescents, families and communities safer, happier and healthier.

  • Share your expertise and knowledge with the wider, CAMH community.
  • Have your voice at the front of the conversations shaping the future of the CAMH sector.
  • Inspire your peers with your ideas, insights, research, stories and case studies.
  • Build your reputation and enhance your professional profile.
  • Build your self-confidence and grow in leadership and influence. 

Theme and Topics

In 2024, our conference theme is:

 

Together We Stand: The Importance of Collaboration, Connections, Community and Culture

We will explore into the topics:

Amplifying Voices: Empowering Young People’s Meaningful Participation in Decision-Making and Advocacy
  • Reframing Perception: Young people’s right for authentic visibility, mental health perspectives and peer support
  • Youth Lived Experience in Mental Health - Valuing Perspectives and Creating Career Pathways
  • Revolutionising Support Systems: Innovative Approaches for Empowering Young People 
Digital Duality: Exploring the Benefits and Challenges for Today's Youth
  • Embracing the Digital Age: How it’s Changing the Conversation and how to Leverage the Power of Digital Platforms
  • Growing Up Online: Navigating the Complexities of Digital Life
  • Safeguarding the digital generation: Utilising through cybersecurity education and awareness
  • The Digital Frontier: Exploring the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Student mental health - building multidisciplinary team approaches with schools and families
  • Nurturing Minds: Understanding and addressing mental health disorders in young people
  • Navigating the Depths: Shedding light on eating disorders among young people
  • Hearing the distress: Understanding and Preventing Youth Suicide
  • The Crucial Connection: Examining the impact of family issues on young people’s mental health
  • Fostering Mental Well-Being: Exploring the role of schools
  • Building inclusion education opportunities to foster engagement and met students where they’re at
Emerging issues – and how to respond collaboratively and swiftly across the sector.
  • The COVID aftermath: Examining the lingering impacts on mental health from pandemic restrictions
  • Navigating Climate Disasters, Anxiety and Rising Costs of Living: Collaborative and Swift Sector-wide Responses to Emerging Challenges
  • Unmasking the Shadows: Exploring bullying and it’s devastating impacts
  • Sexual Extortion and targeting by criminal syndicates
  • Promoting Mental Health, Empowerment and Inclusion for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth
  • Early Foundations: Promoting Mental Health in Infants and Children Under 8 Years
Supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of First Nations, Torres Strait Islander, Māori and Pasifika families and communities
  • The interplay of indigenous language, community and culture in youth mental health
  • Self-determination, community-based approaches and access to mental health services for indigenous young people
  • Cultivation Indigenous Leadership: Empowering Indigenous youth through mentorship and guidance
  • Promoting Equity and Inclusion: Addressing Anti-Racism and Discrimination
  • Intergenerational trauma and trauma-informed care for indigenous young people
Celebrating Differences: Fostering Diversity and Inclusion among Young People
  • Safe Havens: Fostering Equity, Inclusion, Security, and Belonging for LGBTQIA+ Communities
  • Journey to Resilience: Mental Health of Refugee, Migrant, and CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) Communities
  • Embracing Diversity: Affirmative Action and Positive Inclusion for a Diverse Society
  • Exploring Lived-experience of marginalised and vulnerable groups for inclusive support and empowerment
  • Breaking Barriers: Promoting mental health and well-being of young people with disabilities
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What to present at CAMH24

What content is best suited to share at CAMH24?

If you are passionate about creating services and programs to support the mental health of our young people and you have insights, ideas, research, results or future plans to share - please register your interest to apply now.

The conference committee is looking for presents who are ready to share:
  • Research findings, data and information which could inspire changes in service delivery and help create a sustainable future for our youth.
  • Case studies which inspire innovations across digital solutions, service delivery models and community connections.
  • Best-practice applications to create immediate improvement for services and platforms.
  • Successful CAMH initiatives and projects which deliver long term success.
  • Culturally responsive solutions for Indigenous, First Nations people within CAMH.

Presenters are encouraged to share their powerful experiences that address the conference topics with originality and flare. You can choose to present solo or with a co-presenter.  

Youth presenters are encouraged to attend with professional peers.  

Presentation Styles

Oral Presentation

Take the stage and present to the audience in a 15 or 20 minutes speaking session with 5 minutes for questions.

Masterclass Presentation

Keep the attention of attendees via engaging, hands-on learning experience in a 90 minute masterclass.

Panel Presentation

Panel presentations bring together views from a group of presenters into a discussion of innovative ideas, current topics, and relevant issues. Each panel session will run for 60 minutes and will consist of at least 3 panel members.

Poster Presentation

Visually showcase your research or services via a printed poster, displayed in the conference exhibition area for the duration of the conference. A dedicated 10 minute poster session is included in the conference program.

Important Dates

 

Presentation applications open Thursday, September 21, 2023
Presentation applications close Friday 13 October 2023
Notifications to presenters Friday 17 November 2023
Acceptances and registrations due Friday 24 November 2023
Program launch Thursday 30 November 2023
Super early bird open Thursday, 30 November, 2023
Scholarships close Friday 12 January 2024
Conference dates Monday 18 - Wednesday 20 March 2024