Dr Tegan Cruwys to present on social group membership and mental health

Dr Tegan Cruwys, Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist from University of Queensland will present at the 16th International Mental Health Conference at QT Hotel, Gold Coast 12-14 August 2015. Tegan joined UQ in 2012 following completion of her PhD at ANU. Her…

Talk is Cheap: The Role of a Speech Pathologist in Mental Health Services

It has been shown that language (e.g. understanding other people, or expressing yourself effectively), social interaction, and literacy disorders are strongly correlated with behavioural and emotional difficulties, and that often these communication disorders are undiagnosed and untreated. For example, a…

Empowering Peer Support Workers in Mental Health Service Delivery

Moving away from a deficits-approach, scholars have described recovery as a journey, in which a person: (1) makes sense of their experience; (2) learns to manage their illness; (3) regains psychological and emotional well-being; and (4) takes on socially valued…