Brisbane 2017-10-31T10:54:48+00:00

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

Friday, 25 May 2018 9.00am – 5.00pm


Individual Registration
Group Discounts (3+)


2017 Topics and Speakers

(2018 Topics and Speakers will be released soon)

  • Preventing Depression in Young People; Andrew Fuller, Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Inyahead
  • Anxiety Disorders in Young PeopleProf Jennie Hudson, Psychologist and Director, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University
  • Conversations We Should Be Having with Teens about Mental HealthDr Claire Kelly, Manager of Youth Programs, Mental Health First Aid
  • Nurturing a Healthy Mind: Common Sense Strategies for WellbeingA/Prof Mike Nagel, Researcher and Author, University of Sunshine Coast
  • The Dismantling of Girls’ Wellbeing: Issues and SolutionsMaggie Hamilton, Author and Researcher
  • Understanding and Managing Anger, Aggression and Challenging EmotionsMelissa Abu-Gazaleh, Founder and CEO, Top Blokes Foundation and 2016 NSW Young Australian of the Year
  • Gamblification in Gaming: Tricks Used to Financially Exploit KidsJames Driver, Psychotherapist and Founder, NetAddiction NZ
  • The Changing Environment of eSafety and the Importance of Digital IntelligenceGreg Gebhart, Senior Education Trainer, Office of the eSafety Commissioner
  • Media Violence and Domestic Violence: Obvious and Not-so-obvious ImpactsDr Wayne Warburton, Deputy Director, Children and Families Research Centre

If you’re looking for presentation notes and materials from previous seminars, you can find them here.


UQ Centre, Building 27A, University of Queensland, St Lucia

  • The CityCat ferry is conveniently located walking distance on Sir William MacGreggor Drive and Blair Drive. Please visit Translink
  • Limited paid parking is available on weekdays at the St Lucia campus
  • Approx. 30 mins drive from the airport