The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

Friday, 22 May 2020 9.00am – 5.00pm

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2020 Registration

Previous Event Information

2019 Topics and Speakers

  • From Trauma to Strength; Gill Hicks MBE, Survivor of the 2005 London Terrorist Bombings, Founder of M.A.D for Peace
  • Choosing Not to Hate; Matt X, Preventing Violent Extremism Consultant
  • A Developmental Approach to Nurturing Resilience in Young People with Disability; Dr Jane Tracy, Director of the Centre for Developmental Disability Health, Monash Health
  • How the Internet is Affecting Youth Wellbeing Greg Gebhart, Senior Education Trainer, Office of the eSafety Commissioner
  • Anxiety & Mental Health Issues in School Communities; Kristen Douglas, National Manager, headspace in Schools
  • Keeping Young People Safer in Party Environments; Paul Dillon, Educator, DARTA
  • Fathers & Daughters; Madonna King, Author, Journalist, Chair of the Queensland Government’s Taskforce on Cyberbullying
  • Helping Young People Through Family Separation; Fiona McCallum, General Manager, Good Grief
  • Conversations with Troubled Young People – Practical Advice; Andrew Fuller, Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Inyahead

And much more!

2019 Brochure

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