Supporting children’s mental health after trauma

Date produced 25 February 2019

Join our interdisciplinary panel to discuss supporting children following trauma.

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

  • identify the impacts of trauma and adversity on the developing brain and how this might affect a child’s behaviour, social and cognitive functioning
  • describe effective applications of preventative approaches that can reduce the likelihood of mental health and behavioural concerns developing in children at different stages of their lives
  • identify individual family contexts of children and parents who present to services after trauma and ways to have helpful conversations, providing ways forward and hope.

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios.  

  • Dr Sara McLean (Psychologist, South Australia)
  • Dr Jackie Amos (Psychiatrist, South Australia)
  • Phoebe (Lived experience, Queensland)


  • Mr Daniel Moss (Emerging Minds, South Australia)

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