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Child and Adolescent

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Overview

Mental health problems in children and adolescents are growing in prevalence and complexity with an earlier age of onset. A specialisation in Child and Adolescent mental health develops the ability to apply a range of skills and knowledge appropriately to this age group. Assessment, diagnosis and interventions are developed within a recovery focused framework providing optimal outcomes for young people and their families. 

Students will critically evaluate multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary service delivery, consider wider systems issues and effectively engage young people and their families in care.

Further information on the Applied Mental Health Studies program including study mode and other specialisations can be accessed at the Applied Mental Health Studies Overview webpage.

    North Parramatta Campus

Building 101, Cumberland Hospital
5 Fleet Street, North Parramatta
NSW 2151

   (02) 9840 3833
   (02) 9840 3838
   info@heti.edu.au

    Gladesville Office

Building 12, Gladesville Hospital
Shea Close, Gladesville
NSW 2111

   (02) 9844 6551
   (02) 9844 6544
   heti-info@health.nsw.gov.au

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