Online mental health case discussion and peer support group for GPs | Black dog Institute

Online mental health case discussion and peer support group for GPs

  • Duration
    1 Hour per session (8 in total) 
  • Program Outline

    They are 1-hour sessions supported by eMHPrac allowing Mental Health Community of Practice members to connect with peers to discuss issues arising from their own cases.


    Online Peer Support Groups are closed groups operating over 8 sessions which are open to all GP members of our Mental Health Community of Practice. All participants will have the opportunity to explore challenges faced in practice and provide peer support to others who may be experiencing similar issues.


    These sessions will be facilitated by an experienced GP facilitator from Black Dog Institute’s Professional Education Team and accredited as a Peer Support Group learning activity for CPD. 


    Technical Requirements: Reliable internet connection, and microphone, a webcam is optional. Sessions will not be recorded to ensure client confidentiality is maintained.


    • Course Delivery Method: Online via Zoom
    • Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks for 8 sessions (16 weeks total)
    • Start Date: Monday 27 July 2020
    • Finish Date: Monday 2 November 2020
    • Time: 8-9pm AEST
  • Accreditation
    • 40 Accredited CPD points – RACGP 
    • 8 hours PDP - ACRRM
  • Prerequisites
    Participants must be members of the Black Dog Institute Mental Health Community of Practice. 
    To join the Community of Practice to go: blackdog.org.au/CoP

    Membership is free of charge.
     
  • Topics Covered
    Our GP Peer Support Groups are interactive online meetings with  focus on discussion of participant led mental health case studies.
  • Learning Objectives
    By the end of the sessions, participants will:
    • Feel confident in seeking peer support to help solve clinical dilemmas in mental health
    • Understand the value of collective problem solving in mental health
    • Understand the personal advantages of having peer group support to help manage their own work-related stress
    • Be able to identify online resources that might be useful in their care of patients’ mental health and in maintaining their own personal psychological equilibrium 
    • Be able to nominate at least one improvement in their own clinical practice as a result of participation in the group.

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