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Paediatric Professional Development

  • The Annual Paediatric Professional Development Program

    The Centre for Community Child Health Paediatric Professional Development Program (PDP) provides practical information about developmental-behavioural paediatrics in an engaging format to community paediatricians.

    Thanks to feedback from our past attendees, the 2021 PDP will consist of four sessions over two half days via webinar.  

    Friday 8th October & Friday 15th October 2021 (9am-12:30pm)

    The 26th Annual Professional Development Program for Community Paediatricians

    From The Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

    The 2021 PDP will consist of four sessions over two half days via webinar. We are planning a focus on common developmental paediatric topics such as Learning Difficulties and pharmacological and behavioural approaches for Behaviour Disorders.

    Session 1: Friday 8 October, 9am-10:30am

    Engaging Parents in Behaviour Management

    Dr Billy Garvey, Consultant Paediatrician, Centre for Community Child Health and General Medicine, RCH

    Jennifer Dix, Clinical Psychologist, Align Psychology

    Monique Thompson, Speech Pathologist, Illustrator and Community Liaison Officer, Relationships Australia Victoria

    Session 2: Friday 8 October, 10:45am-12:30pm

    Psychopharmacology for Community Paediatricians: managing aggression, tourette's and metabolic syndrome (and a discussion about cannabis)

    Associate Professor Daryl Efron, Consultant Paediatrician, Centre for Community Child Health and General Medicine, RCH

    Session 3: Friday 15 October, 9am-10:30am

    The Intersection of Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health in Children and Youth

    Dr. Jenny Harrison, Child and Youth Psychiatrist, Alfred CYMHS

    Session 4: Friday 15 October, 10:45am-12:30pm

    A Paediatrician’s Guide to Learning Difficulties

    Ms Sophie Morris, Educational and Developmental Psychologist, University of Melbourne

    Associate Professor Gehan Roberts, Consultant Paediatrician, Centre for Community Child Health, RCH

    Registration Details

    To register, please go to Eventbrite here. Please click on either date, you will then be given the option to select tickets for both days ($165 incl GST) or a single day ($100 incl GST).

    Sessions will be recorded.

    Note: if you are a paediatric trainee please contact melissa.hirst@rch.org.au to obtain a 50% discount code to be used at checkout.

     



 

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The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.