Program

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Time Activity
8.00 – 8.30AM Registration
8.30 – 8.35AM MC Julie McCrossin
8.35 – 8.45AM Welcome to Country
8.45 – 9.30AM Opening Address – The Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan| Lucy Brogden, National Mental Health Commissioner
9.30 – 10.00AM Key note speaker – Using digital technology to transform mental health services in Australia | Prof. Ian Hickie, The University of Sydney Central Clinical School
10.10 – 10.45AM
Plenary 1
Coaching for mental health | Dominic Gallagher, CBT Institute
10.45 – 11.10AM Morning Tea
11.15AM – 12.00PM Concurrent Session 1 
Session A Mindfulness in multicultural mental health | Lisa Woodland, SESLHD Multicultural Sydney | Hend Saab Hend, St George Community Mental Health
Session B Developing a digital toolkit to enhance mental health and well-being | Heidi Sturk, Queensland University of Technology
12.00 – 12.45PM Concurrent Session 2
Session A Early intervention into youth severe mental illness | Renae van der Pol, Senior Clinician headspace Early Intervention Team (hEIT)
Session B SP Connect – Suicide prevention through connection | Shane Jakupec, Neami National Hurstville
12.45 – 1.30PM Concurrent Session 3
Session A Integrated mental health and drug and alcohol supports | Julie Babineau, CEO Odyssey House NSW
Session B Integrated mental health nursing and peer support | Gabriella Kay, OneDoor
1.30 – 2.15PM Lunch
2.15 – 2.45PM
Plenary 2
How to engage and reach vulnerable consumers | Makayla Horwood and Carrine Liddle, ‘Strengthening Our Mob Program’ La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council
2.45 – 3.15PM
Plenary 3
The peer workforce: Responding to diversity and expanding reach | Irene Gallagher, CEO Being
3.15 – 3.45PM Self care strategies for mental health practitioners | Fernando Gomez and Adriana Zapata Delgado
3.45 – 4.15PM Delta therapy dogs | Delta society
4.15 – 4.50PM Reflection | Julie McCrossin
4.50 – 5.00PM Raffle draw – All proceeds from sale of tickets donated to Delta Therapy Dogs
Conclusion