Engaging parents of children approaching adolescence

Date produced 07 November 2018

View this webinar to gain insights into practice particularly relevant to engaging parents of children approaching adolescence

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Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Grace's story to be better equipped to:

  • identify practical tips and strategies for effective conversations with adolescents and their parents
  • recognise the differences between normal adolescent behaviour and mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety
  • describe current trends in adolescent drug and alcohol use, cyber-bullying, risk-taking behaviour and self-harm.


Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios.:

  • Dr. Michael Carr-Gregg (Psychologist)
  • Elly Robinson (Executive Manager – Practice Evidence)


Mr. Daniel Moss  (SA -  Workforce Development Manager)

This webinar was co-produced by MHPN and Emerging Minds for the Emerging Minds: National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health (NWCCMH) project.

The full suite of associated resources, including the audio recording, are available via the Emerging Minds website.


This webinar was produced in November 2018. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission.

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