Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia | Black dog Institute

Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia

  • Duration
    6 Hours Plus morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Program Outline
    Depression is a common condition frequently managed in primary care. Identifying and managing depression in a rural context presents a unique set of challenges for health professionals providing mental health care in their communities.

    Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia is a highly interactive, multidisciplinary program developed specifically to address the needs of clinicians delivering health care for people presenting with depression in a rural setting.

    Using a case-based problem solving format, the program outlines a practical framework for assessment and management planning readily applicable to primary care.
  • Accreditation
    • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1 Points
    • 30 ACCRM PRPD
    • Mental Health Skills Training (GPMHSC)
    • 6 Hours CPD (psychologists)
  • Prerequisites
    Completion of predisposing activity
  • Suitable for

    Counsellors, GP Registrars, GPs, Multi-disciplinary, Psychologists, Social Workers

  • Topics Covered
    Topic 1: Assessment & Diagnosis
    Topic 2: Management
  • Learning Objectives
    • Differentiate between the differing sub-types of clinical depression
    • Recognise the contribution of biological, social and psychological factors to the current depressive episode
    • Assess and manage risk in the depressed patient
    • Select pharmacological treatment best suited to the individual patient
    • Develop a comprehensive mental health treatment plan derived from the formulation of the depressive episode

Choose your location and book this course online:

State City Date Time Fee Book Now
NSW Mudgee 02 Nov 2019 09 AM - 05 PM FREE This activity is funded by the Western NSW PHN for health professionals in the Western NSW region.
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NSW Bega 09 Nov 2019 09 am - 05 PM $40.00 This training has been subsidised by a generous philanthropic grant aimed at improving mental health in rural and regional areas across Australia over the next 3 years
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NSW Cowra 16 Nov 2019 09 AM - 05 PM FREE This activity is funded by the Western NSW PHN for health professionals in the Western NSW region.
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NSW Bourke 30 Nov 2019 09 AM - 05 PM FREE This activity is funded by the Western NSW PHN for health professionals in the Western NSW region.
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NSW Nowra 30 Nov 2019 09 am - 05 PM $40.00 This training has been subsidised by a generous philanthropic grant aimed at improving mental health in rural and regional areas across Australia over the next 3 years
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NSW Broken Hill 07 Dec 2019 09 AM - 05 PM FREE This activity is funded by the Western NSW PHN for health professionals in the Western NSW region.
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QLD Cairns 23 Nov 2019 09 am - 05 PM $40.00 This training has been subsidised by a generous philanthropic grant aimed at improving mental health in rural and regional areas across Australia over the next 3 years
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