Free professional development webinars

Register now to attend the final webinar in the DVA series about mental health and the military experience: Supporting the Families of Veterans: Understanding the Impact of Veterans’ Mental Health on their Families, Partners and Children (part 2) on 16 March 2020.

18 March 2020

Health providers are invited to register for the final free professional development webinar in the Mental Health and the Military Experience series to support practitioners to better respond to the mental health needs of veterans. The webinar series has been well received with over 10,000 practitioners participating to date.

The webinar

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Webinar 14, Supporting the Families of Veterans: Understanding the Impact of Veterans’ Mental Health on their Families, Partners and Children (part 2), will be held on Monday, 16 March 2020 at 7.15pm to 8.30pm AEDT.

Join this webinar to better support families, partners and/or children of veterans who are transitioning or have transitioned from the Australian Defence Force. Learn to recognise the impact that military service and transition may have on veterans and their families, and increase knowledge about the available services and resources available to support them.

Register online to take advantage of this free professional development opportunity. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development (QI & CPD) points are available. The webinar is also suitable for practice nurses and other clinical practice staff.

The webinar will be delivered by the Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN), on behalf of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Further information

Questions about the webinar? Call the MHPN on 1800 209 031 or email webinars [at] mhpn.org.au.

AT-Ease provides information and resources to assist health professionals treating veterans with common mental health issues. For more information, visit AT-Ease Health Professionals.

Open Arms — Veterans and Families Counselling provides support for current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families. Free and confidential help is available 24/7. Your DVA patients can call 1800 011 046 or visit www.openarms.gov.au.

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