These clinical seminar/workshops  provide a primer for psychologists and mental health professionals working with children, adolescents and families. The seminars explores current issues related to conceptualisation, assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning for some of the most challenging and complex childhood psychopathologies. The emphasis is on integrating the findings of recent clinical research into our daily work with children and families. The seminars are designed to meet the requirements of those seeking Active CPD credit with national health registration boards (such as the PBA or NRB), or specialist CPD credit for APS colleges (CCLIN, CEDP, CNS, CHP) and Medicare.

  • Any 1 Seminar

    $ 395 Regular
    $ 295 Student

  • Any 2 Seminars

    $ 695 Regular
    $ 515 Student

  • Any 3 Seminars

    $ 950 Regular
    $ 700 Student

Mastering DSM-5 and ICD-10/11 in Child & Adolescent Practice

[10-Hours Active CPD]       NEXT ON: 2019 Dates to be determined

This 1-Day seminar/workshop provides the clinician with a bird’s eye view of emerging changes to the way common childhood disorders are being conceptualised. By reviewing updated clinical and research findings from the past decade, participants will become aware of the emerging consensus for important changes to child and adolescent psychopathology, as reflected in the diagnostic changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 and from ICD-10 to ICD-11.

Differential Diagnosis in Child & Adolescent Populations

[10-Hours Active CPD]       NEXT ON: 2019 Dates to be determined

This 1-Day seminar/workshop explores the importance of using a differential diagnosis framework when answering the all important question “What is really wrong here?”

The 1‐day workshop/seminar uses case examples to broaden our thinking about the many casual and confounding factors that lurk around when making evidence‐based diagnoses for young people’s mental health.

Attachment & Trauma Disorders in Children & Adolescents

[10-Hours Active CPD]       NEXT ON: 2019 Dates to be determined

This full day clinical workshop provides the clinician with an evidence-based update on Attachment & Trauma related disorders in traumatised and maltreated children. By exploring clinical and research findings from the past decade, participants will become aware of the emerging consensus for important changes to the conceptualisation and treatment of this disorder.

Advanced Topics in Child & Adolescent Psychopathology

[10-Hours Active CPD]       NEXT ON: TBA (please email if seeking this seminar)

This 1-Day seminar/workshop provides an in-depth coverage of conceptualisation, assessment, diagnosis & treatment planning for major child & adolescent psychopathologies.

 

Emerging conditions (such as Internet Addiction / Gaming Disorder and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury) as well as the Childhood precursors to what used to considered 'adult psychopathologies' (such as Personality Disorders and Bipolar Disorder) are highlighted. This course is designed to have immediate applications to your clinical practice with young people.

Note: Other topics can be developed for the needs of specific parent/carer groups and conferences.

To enquire about booking John to be a speaker for your conference please contact JBCP at 02 9622 9610 or send an email to info@childpsychology.net.au

John's recent conference & clinical presentations include: 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2017). DSM-5 Differential Diagnosis in Child and Adolescent Psychology. 20-Hour Clinical Seminar (In process for CPD presentations in 2017)  

 

Blythe, J. M. (2013-2016). Advanced Practice in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. 20-Hour Clinical Seminar (APS College Endorsed: CCLIN, CCN, CEDP). Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2012). Towards Healing the Damage: Understanding & treating attachment disorders for children in foster care. Invited Conference Keynote: Connecting Foster Carers – SA, Adelaide, South Australia. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2012). Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. Clinical Seminar: Australian Guidance & Counsellors Association. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2012). Assessment & Screening tools in adolescent psychological practice. Workshop: CEO Secondary School Counsellors, Parramatta. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2012). Classroom Strategies for ADHD and ODD students. Workshop: Hills Grammar School, Sydney. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2012). Classroom Strategies for managing children with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). Workshop: CEO School Psychologists. Maitland-Newcastle Diocese. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2010-12). Towards the Future: Clinical and Research evidence for changes to child-adolescent nosology in DSM-5. 12-Hour Clinical Seminar (APS College Endorsed: CCLIN, CCN, CEDP). Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2011). Proposed changes to Autism Spectrum Disorder in DSM-5. Workshop: Secondary School Counsellors, Western Sydney. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2011). Introduction to Developmental Disorders (ADHD, ODD, RAD, ASD). Workshop: Brighter Futures, Hunter & Central Coast. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2011). New diagnoses proposed for DSM-5 (child and adolescent population). Invited Conference Presentation: Secondary Counsellors and Psychologists Conference, Melbourne. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2011). What works with Developmental Disorders? Invited Conference Keynote Speaker: Early Childhood Intervention Coordination Program (ECICP). Newcastle & Central Coast. 

 

Blythe, J. M. (2011). Primary Practice: How DSM5 Provide Tools That Help! Invited Conference Speaker. Western Sydney Primary Health Care Conference 2011. 

Professional Development Seminars

for Psychologists & Health Professionals