What's next for the Melbourne Children's Campus Mental Health Strategy!

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‘Embedding trauma informed, family centred, and evidence-based approaches into practice’.

Join us for Children’s Week to find out what's next for the Melbourne Children's Campus Mental Health Strategy!

To celebrate Children's Week, we are hosting Grand Rounds on Wednesday 25 October at 12.30pm in the Ella Latham Auditorium. We also invite campus staff to join us for lunch afterwards, as a thank you for your support, contributions, and interest towards our strategy!

Date: Wednesday 25 October

Time: Grand Rounds 12.30pm-1.30pm followed by lunch 1.30pm-2.30pm

Location: Ella Latham Auditorium, Ground Floor

Register today through Eventbrite!


  • Associate Professor Tom Connell, Executive Director Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer 
  • Lisa Corrigan, Campus Mental Health Strategy Lived Experience Advisor
  • Sarah Connolly, Interim Director of Allied Health
  • Kelly Light, Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Associate Professor Gehan Roberts, Associate Director (Clinical Services), Centre for Community Child Health 

 The Grand Rounds will explore:

  • Why we are focussing on trauma-informed care/prevention and how we are working with colleagues across campus to develop a common language and understanding
  • The importance of addressing whole child health/wellbeing through considering and supporting the environment around the child, including the mental health needs of parents/carers and siblings
  • What we are learning as we test the introduction of validated patient reported outcome measures for anxiety into routine care, and other evidence-based resources developed to improve care for children experiencing anxiety and other common mental health conditions.

For more information about this event, you can contact CMHS@mcri.edu.au


Acknowledgement of Country

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At Mental Health Central we acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live, gather and work. We recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We acknowledge all people with a lived or living experience of mental ill-health and recovery. At the Campus, we particularly acknowledge children, young people, families, carers, and supporters. We recognise their vital contribution and value the courage of those who share this unique perspective for the purpose of learning and growing together to achieve better outcomes for the Campus, staff, sector, and all people of lived experience.

Proudly supported by the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation