What: This 20-hour program has been developed to provide GPs & mental health professionals with an opportunity to learn practical skills in Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) to manage patients in their everyday practice.
IPT focuses on how interpersonal relationships affect the individual and their mental health, with particular focus on issues around grief, conflict & social support. The workshop will be informative & interactive. Working with common couple issues will also be addressed.
Who: GPs seeking FPS mental health accreditation (to claim FPS item numbers 2721 and 2725; applicable to items 170-172), or wanting to upskill or maintain mental health accreditation. And interested mental health professionals.
When: Melbourne Friday 19 – Sunday 21 October
To meet the requirement of 20 hours of training (excluding breaks), the hours will be Friday 4-8.30pm; Saturday 8.30-6.00pm; Sunday 8.30-5pm).
Where: South Tce in Adelaide, and Northcote in Melbourne.