MSPGH Seminar: 26th February 2020 – “You thought you were alone with these thoughts”

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 26th February 2020
Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Full Seminar Title:

“You thought you were alone with these thoughts”
– Understanding needs and developing a stepped care approach to promote mental health in refugee children and parents in Sweden

Professor Anna Sarkadi, MD, Head, Child Health and Parenting (CHAP), Uppsala University, Sweden

In her presentation Anna will talk about their studies concerning the mental health needs of refugee families in relation to trauma exposure, including a qualitative study of school-aged children’s views on the needs of refugee children and screening questionnaires for posttraumatic stress in primary care settings.  User representatives, or Refugee Advisors, are a central part of the research program at CHAP and Anna will also present examples of studies on this involvement.  Finally, she will talk about Teaching Recovery Techniques, a community-based group intervention for posttraumatic stress.

For more details, please view the Event Flyer.  Please feel free to bring your lunch.

All other enquiries to Nora Li, Tel: 03 8344 9350.