Working Collaboratively to Support the Mental Health of Men Experiencing Difficulties Regulating their Emotions

Date produced 28 October 2015

Join our interdisciplinary panel as we discuss how collaborative care may help support the mental health of men who have difficulty regulating their emotions.

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At the completion of the session participants will:

  • Understand the prevalence of dysfunctional anger, its consequences and strategies to help adult men overcome their dysfunctional anger

  • Understand the impact of childhood trauma, disrupted attachment and masculine socialisation on emotional regulation in adult men.

  • Explore tips and strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration between practitioners working with adult men who seek assistance for emotional regulation

Tony McHugh (Vic-based psychologist)
Simon Santosha (QLD-based mental health social worker) 
Dr Michael Murray (QLD-based GP and medical educator)

Dr Catherine Boland (NSW-based psychologist)

Read about our panellists

View the presentation slides
Read Trevor's story, the case upon which the discussion is based
View a list of supporting resources recommended by the panel

Individual learning needs

97% of exit survey respondents reported their individual learning needs were ‘entirely met’ or ‘partially met’.

Relevance to practice

When asked to rate how relevant the webinar was to the clinicians own practice, 96% stated it was ‘entirely relevant’ or ‘partially relevant’.

Changes to work practice

94% of exit survey respondents intend to make changes to their clinical work practice as a result of attending the webinar.

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