ERIC Number: ED444038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
AusEinetter, n1-2 1997
This document comprises the two AusEinetter newsletters published in 1997. The first newletter describes the background and structure of Australia's Early Intervention Network for Mental Health in Young People (AusEinet) and discusses the necessity of early intervention for mental health issues in young people 5-25 years of age. The following intervention programs and research studies are described: the National Early Psychosis Project; University of Queensland Evaluation of a Multimodal Treatment Program for Sexually Abused Children and Adolescents; CHAMPS (Community Health Adolescent Murraylands Peer Support); Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital Division of Mental Health, Mental Health Promotion Projects; Mental Health Promotion: What Constitutes Primary Prevention of Teenage Suicide? A Program to Enhance Self-Concept in Young Children; Tasmania; South Australian Mental Health Promotion Program; Development of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Areas of Western Australia; and Southern Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Activities and Programs. Also discussed is the present investigation and substantiation of child abuse in South Australia, with a case study presented. Announced is the creation of the National Mental Health Foundation for Young People. A list of mental health Internet sites is provided. The second issue discusses the meaning of early intervention in mental health. Highlighted are the Child and Family Development Program--Canterbury Family Centre, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (Victoria), Young People at Risk Research and Evaluation (Queensland), and Older Adolescent Service Programs--Mental Health Services for Kids and Youth--Parkville, Victoria. Also discussed is the AusEinet Program launched in Canberra, with a summary of a presentation given by Brian I'Anson at the project launch. A list of mental health Internet sites concludes the newsletter. (MKA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian Commonwealth Dept. of Health and Family Services, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: Australian Early Intervention Network for Mental Health in Young People, Bedford Park, South Australia.
Identifiers - Location: Australia