Symposium Topics

  • Community programs
  • Evidence based updates, challenges and trends in rural & remote locations
  • Behaviour and conduct management within schools
  • Early intervention and the role of the family
  • Employment opportunities for those experiencing mental health issues
  • Development of the peer support network
  • Practitioners’ emotional health
  • How to meet demand for clinicians in Rural areas
  • Increasing skills of general health workers in rural areas
  • Incentives and recruitment strategies that are being used or developed to attract staff to Rural and Remote areas.
  • 5th National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan
  • NDIS transition and delivery in remote regions
  • Building partnerships between agencies, inter-agency collaboration
  • Mental health access, service delivery and support
  • Designing programs and services from the ground up
  • Preventive programs to encourage wellness
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Workers compensation and insurance
  • Reducing stigma of mental health in the workforce
  • Programs that address the correlation of dual diagnosis
  • Treatment within a rural and remote context, service delivery
  • CALD, LGBTI, Aged care
  • Role of stigma
  • Stepped care model
  • Public Health Networks (PHN) challenges
  • Strategy for physical health to improve mental wellness
  • Evidence based research, solutions
  • Rural and remote community solutions and practices
  • Social justice, fairness and equity
  • Carers and families and the roles they play
  • Implementation of low intensity service
  • Moving from stepped care to low intensity care
  • Tele-psychology
  • Psychology practice in rural areas
  • E-health, learnings