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Academic Child Psychiatry Unit

Presentations Conferences

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER CONFERENCE/INVITED ACADEMIC ADDRESSES

    2008

    Invited speaker - Launch University of Melbourne Wellbeing Services (University-wide mental health training and counselling service) University of Melbourne, 2008

    Invited Convenor - one day symposium - Depressive disorders in young people: Are they increasing and what can be done about it? Access ministries national chaplaincy in schools program,  Annual Symposium, Melbourne, 2008

    Invited Convenor - one day symposium  -Challenging behaviours in childhood, Australian Psychological Society, College of Educational Psychologists, Annual Symposium, Melbourne, 2008

    Invited lecture 1: Challenging behaviour in children: how do we define it?
    Invited lecture 2: Challenging behaviour in children: medication options
    Australian Psychological Society, College of Educational Psychologists, Annual Symposium, Melbourne, 2008

    Invited lecture: Depressive disorders in young people: what is going on and what can we do about it? Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, 2008

    Invited lecture: Aggression and severe conduct disorder: future management and research directions, Royal Children's Hospital, Integrated Mental Health Program, Melbourne, 2008

    2007

    Invited lecture: Academic Child Psychiatry: future directions of biological systems research
    Murdoch Children's Research Institute Critical Care and Neurosciences theme symposium, Melbourne, 2007

    Invited lecture: Why is childhood depression increasing? Conversations with the Archbishop seminar series, Anglican Media Melbourne, Melbourne, 2007

    Invited lecture: The aggressive child and adolescent: recent insights from cognitive neuroscience
    Department of Psychiatry Colloquim, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2007

    Invited lecture: The depressed, suicidal and aggressive adolescent: recent insights from cognitive neuroscience
    RACP Paediatrics Update for Rural Victoria, Melbourne, 2007

    Invited lecture: Serious mental child psychiatric disorder: recent insights from cognitive neuroscience, Barwon Health Symposium, Geelong, 2007

    Clinical, cognitive neuroscience and fMRI phenotypes in Child Psychiatry: where to from here? ThirdUniversity of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics, Child Psychiatry Research Symposium, 2007

    The parietal lobe is neglected in ADHD research, Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research, Melbourne, 2007

    Early onset depressive disorders: are biology and psychology important? RANZCP, Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Annual General Meeting, Melbourne, 2007

    2006

    Symposium convenor: Conduct disorders - innovative approaches to management.Second Annual Academic Child Psychiatry Unit Symposium, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited lecture: Serious mental illness in children: current perspectives, Department of Psychiatry Colloquim, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited lecture: Early-onset depressive disorders: emerging perspectives, Department of Psychiatry Colloquim, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited lecture: The Art and Science of Child Psychiatry: is a balance possible? RANZCP Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited lecture: Robust cognitive neuroscience constructs and comorbidity: can they help? Department of Psychiatry Colloquim, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited lecture: Biological treatments for ADHD and Conduct disorder: where to from here? Graduate Diploma in Young People's Mental Health Symposium, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited lecture: Re-defining child psychiatry: towards a meaningful clinical research typology.  MCRI/RCH Clinical Research Seminar Series,University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited Book Launch ADHD: Who's Failing Who? Finch Publishing Sydney, ReadingsCarlton Bookstore, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited Lecture: Biological Approaches for ADHD and Conduct Disorder, Graduate Diploma in Young People's Mental Health, University Of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2006

    Invited Symposium: Current issues in developmental mental health, Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science,
    MonashUniversity, Melbourne, 2005

    Spatial working memory deficits in pre-pubertal boys with ADHD: an fMRI study.  Presenter, International Conference of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Mumbai, India, 2006

    The Psychophysiology of ADHD: from genes to adjustment, Co-convenor, Symposium. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Melbourne, 2006

    Deficient spatial working memory in adolescents with ADHD: an fMRI investigation of fronto-parietal neural networks, Presenter, Symposium. International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Melbourne, 2006

    2005

    The Future of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Inaugural Critical Care and Neurosciences Theme Symposium, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, 2005

    Refining phenotypes in Child Psychiatry: where to from here? InauguralUniversity of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics, Child Psychiatry Research Symposium, 2005

    Biological Contributions to Child Psychiatry: where to from here? InauguralUniversity of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics, Child Psychiatry Clinical Symposium, 2005

    Biological Child Psychiatry: A new dawning? University of Melbourne, Department of Social Work, Research Symposium, 2005

    Adult ADHD and comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders, National Adult ADHD Conference, Sydney, 2005

    Acquired Brain Injury: current psychopharmacological management approaches, Ballarat Health Services, Victoria, 2005

    ADHD and families: Implications for management and research, The Bouverie Centre and LaTrobeUniversity, Melbourne, 2005

    Invited Keynote address: Psychopharmacology in the child and adolescent patient: What are the key issues?, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia National Conference, Melbourne, 2005

    Invited Grand Round: Scientific Child Psychiatry: an oxymoron?, Royal Children's Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, 2005

    Invited Lecture: Clinical insights from 'state of the art' fMRI studies, Howard Florey Institute Seminar Series, University of Melbourne, 2005

    Invited Symposium: Current issues in developmental mental health, Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science, MonashUniversity, Melbourne, 2005

    Invited Symposium: Resolved - Anxiety and Depressive disorders and suicide: a clinical research update, Royal Children's Hospital Update: Annual Meeting, Melbourne, 2005

    Invited Symposium and Debate: Resolved - psychosocial treatments are unnecessary in ADHD, RANZCP bi-national Congress and RANZCP Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Sydney, 2005

    Management of rage attacks in children with Autism, Barwon Health Paediatric Symposium, Melbourne, 2005

    Autism assessment: a panel case discussion, Barwon Health Paediatric Symposium, Melbourne, 2005

    Autism: A disease or a personality type?  Barwon Health Paediatric Symposium, Melbourne, 2005

    2004

    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in pre-pubertal children, RACP Further Education for Advanced Trainees (FEAT), Melbourne (2004)

    Early onset depressive disorders: Insights from cognitive neuroscience, Barwon Health Symposium, Geelong, Melbourne (2004)

    Depression and Anxiety Disorders: Current and Future Management Approaches, Barwon Health Symposium, Geelong, Melbourne (2004)

    Common psychiatric problems in refractory epilepsy: an approach to assessment and psychological and medication treatment
    Conference: Paediatric update for Epilepsy, Statewide Epilepsy Services, Melbourne (2004)

    The moecular genetics of depressive disorders pre- and psot-puberty: where to from here? Conference: Contemporary Challenges in Clinical Psychiatry, University of Queensland/University of Sydney, Sydney (2004)

    Pharmacological management of behaviour problems in children with developmental disabilites. Conference: Developmental Disabilities Services in Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne (2004)

    ADHD in children: what have we learnt about assessment and treatment? Workshop for Health, Education and Welfare Services, Grampians Health Service, Ballarat (2004)

    Primary school age children with ADHD: assessment of symptom dimensions, diagnosis categroy-what is sufficient? Conference: Understanding emotional and behavioural problems in young people: Modern approaches to assessment (2004)