Pre-conference Workshops

 

 

 

AAAH

 

Important Dates

Call for Papers Open:
February 2013

Online Registration Opens:
June 2013

Paper submission deadline extended:
7 August 2013

Authors Acceptance Notification:
1 September 2013

Early Bird Registration Deadline:
15 September 2013

Registration Deadline Date for Authors:
30 September 2013

 

Wednesday 13th November 2013


Please see below for the 4 pre-conference workshops available.

Click on the PDF at the bottom of each workshop description for further information.

Workshop costs can be found on the Registration page of this website

If you would like to register for a workshop without attending the conference, please start the conference registration process and choose Wednesday Workshops Only.

 

CHRONIC ILLNESS WORKSHOP

9:00 – 17:00

Dr. Deborah Christie, University College London Hospital

Dance moves for medical teams.
Motivating change and finding thoughtful solutions to working with young people living with chronic illness.

Do you want to be more at ease talking to your patients?
Do you want to be full of energy after a consultation with a Young Person?
Do you want your patients to talk about subjects that are important for them at the hospital visits?
Then this workshop is for you!

Workshop participants will:

  • Discuss the pros and cons of adopting a  motivational stance.
  • Consider why encouraging change talk might be a priority
  • Practise using adapted motivational interviewing in conjunction with brief therapy approaches so you can start dancing with confidence

WORKSHOP OUTLINE PDF

 

E-MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP

9.00 – 17.00

Carmen Garrett, eheadspace
Aram Hosie, Inspire Foundation
Jonathan Nicholas, Inspire Foundation

Overview/introduction to e-mental health
What does the current and developing e-mental health field in Australia look like?

Social Media
How can social media be effectively incorporated in mental health promotion

Existing Services Showcase
Who are some of the providers and how does the system fit together?

Group Activity
How do I make it work for me?
A range of immersive, experiential activities will be offered to allow participants to explore the e-mental health system in more detail.

WORKSHOP OUTLINE PDF

 

ADVOCACY MORNING WORKSHOP

09.00 – 12.30

Meredith Turnbull, Adaptive Projects
Lockie Cooke, ICEA Foundation

Do you want to change the world?
Do you want to use your own experiences to bring about positive change?
Do you want to learn how to have an impact on the issues you care most about?

Workshop participants will use a health issue or theme, to learn practical skills in how to run effective advocacy campaigns.

WORKSHOP OUTLINE PDF

 

RESEARCH WITH YOUNG PEOPLE AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

13.30 – 17.00

Jonathan Carapetis, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
Cathy Vaughan, University of Melbourne
Glenn Pearson, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
George Patton, University of Melbourne
Peter Azzopardi, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute

This workshop will consider:

  • Why researching young people is important.
  • What research methodologies are successful with young people
  • How to equitably engage young people in research

WORKSHOP OUTLINE PDF