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Paediatric Professional Development

  • The 25th 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 2020 PDP will consist of four sessions over two half days via webinar.  

    Topics will have a focus on new ways of practicing developmental-behavioural paediatrics during times of social distancing and Telehealth

    Session 1: Friday 14 August, 9am-10:30am

    Developmental-Behavioural Care

    Professor Katrina Williams, Developmental Paediatrician

    Session 2: Friday 14 August, 10:45am-12:30pm

    ASD Assessments

    Dr Deb Marks, Paediatrician, RCH Autism Assessment Team

    Session 3: Saturday 29 August, 9am-10:30am

    Developmental assessments for high risk newborns

    Professor Alicia Spittle, Physiotherapist and Neonatal Researcher

    Session 4: Saturday 29 August, 10:45am-12:30pm

    Psychopharmacology Update

    Dr. Chidambaram Prakash, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


    Date: Friday 14 August and Saturday 29 August

    Venue: Zoom Videoconference

    Duration: 9:00am-12:30pm

    Registration: via Eventbrite here 

    For more information please contact Program Administration, Melissa Hirst - 


Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

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