Supporting the Families of Veterans: Understanding the Impact of Veterans’ Mental Health on their Families, Partners and Children
This webinar was held on Thursday, 5 October 2017
The Mental Health Professionals’ Network, on behalf of the Department of Veterans' Affairs, is producing a free webinar series to support practitioners to better respond to the mental health needs of veterans.

This webinar will focus on supporting families, partners and children of veterans struggling with mental health issues. The expert panel includes a lived experience panel member, who will share her experience as the partner of a service person in what is sure to be a thought-provoking and engaging discussion.
When: Thursday 5 October 2017
Time: 7:15pm – 8.30pm (AEDT)
Where: Online - join via your computer!
Cost: Free

• A lived experience panel member
• Dr Cate Howell (general practitioner/therapist)
• Ms Glenys Smith (social worker)
• Dr John Cooper (psychiatrist).

Read more about the panellists.

• Professor Mark Creamer (clinical psychologist)

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of the webinar, participants will be better equipped to:
• better recognise how families, partners and children of veterans struggling with mental health issues may be impacted and the associated risks    
• describe the supports and resources which are most effective in supporting families, partners and children impacted by veterans’ mental health  
• increased confidence in supporting the families, partners and/or children of veterans challenged by mental health issues.
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Read the lived experience panel member's story, which will form the basis of the discussion.

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