Conference

Presentations

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Day 1: Wednesday 31 October 2018

9:00am - 9:10am

Official Welcome

Dr. Norman Swan

Host

Health Report ABC Radio National

Tonic ABC News24

Cofounder

Tonic Health Media

9:15am - 9:20am

Welcome to Country

(Due to illness, the Welcome to Country was included in Official Welcome)

9:25am - 9:35am

Opening Address

Prof. Patrick McGorry AO 
Executive Director 

Orygen

Professor of Youth Mental Health

University of Melbourne

9:40am - 10:00am

Keynote Address

John Brogden 

Chair

Lifeline Australia

10:40am - 11:50am

Themed Presentations

Engagement

& Outreach

Mental Health

Reform

Service

Delivery

Lived Experience

& Co-Design

Symposium

‘Project reachABLE'

Supporting ‘Hard to Reach’ People with Psychosocial Disability to Engage with the NDIS.

Chris Sierzant

Richmond Fellowship, Tasmania

'NDIS Engagement & CALD Perceptions & Experiences Accessing Mental Health Services in Australia: Implications for Practice.’

Dr Melissa Petrakis

Monash University / St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne)

Mental Health

Jasmine Corbo

Program Coordinator

Partners in Recovery Program Eastern Melbourne

‘Simon Says:

Understanding Psycho-Social Disability & the Process needed to Navigate the NDIS'

Mark Cliff & Simon Swinson

 Flourish Australia

‘Gateways and Gatekeepers: A Co-Design & Evidence-Based Investigation of the Experiences of People with Episodic Mental Illness During the Transition to the NDIS'

Elizabeth Hudson, Judith Drake & Ebony Rose Lyons

The Future Social Service Institute

(a partnership between

RMIT University &

Victorian Council of Social Service)

‘The Challenge of Choice for People with Psychosocial Disability in the NDIS.’

Sarah Pollock & Anthony Stratford

Mind Australia

 Lisa Brophy

Melbourne University

 Robert Campain

Deakin University

‘From Hope & Disruption to Where?'

The Importance of a Mental Health Sector that works for everyone

Leith Felton-Taylor

Mental Health

Community Coalition, ACT

‘The NDIS and Mental Health: A Game of Snakes & Ladders.'

Insight into the issues regarding the integration of the NDIS into the broader health system

Jenny Bretnell

Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council

‘Challenges in the Delivery of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Queensland and the Northern Territory'

Jacklyn Whybrow

Queensland Alliance for Mental Health

Vanessa Harris

NT Mental Health Coalition

‘She’s a Legend! - How Multi-Service Cooperation Keeps the Legend Alive & Well'

How individualized care & connected approaches within an NDIS operational framework can optimise consumer recovery & quality of life

Tracey Young & Natasha Balogh

WA Health, Fremantle Hospital

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Keynote Address

The Hon. Julia Gillard AC

Chair

beyondblue

1:35pm - 2:15pm

Q&A Panel

Allan Fels AO

Janet Meagher AM

Independent Advisory Council

NDIA

Joint Winners Australian Mental Health Prize 2017

(moderated by Norman Swan)

2:20pm - 2:50pm

Keynote Address

‘Culture is Inclusion’

Scott Avery

Research / Policy Director

First Peoples

Disability Network

Australia 

(Onscreen Presentation Part A)

(Onscreen Presentation Part B)

(Onscreen Presentation Part C)

3:20pm - 4:30pm

Themed Presentations

Engagement

& Outreach

Mental Health

Reform

Service

Delivery

Lived Experience

& Co-Design

Symposium

‘Three Birds with One Stone: Building Workforce Capacity to Support Remote Aboriginal People Accessing the NDIS'

Merrilee Cox, Sarah Irwin & Amanda Russelhuber

Mental Health Association

of Central Australia

‘Out Together: Developing an LGBTIQ+ Peer Workforce Within the NDIS'

Kate Higgins & Amielle Penny

Wellways Australia

‘The NDIS, ILC & Mental Health Reform: Leading, Learning & Being Agile in Times of Change’

Carmel Tebbutt & Tina Smith

Mental Health Coordinating Council

NSW 

Lorelle Zemunik

Peer Leader

‘NDIS: The Neami / MeWell Journey to Date'

How a new organisation can be set up as fit for purpose for the NDIS environment & what has been learnt from this process

Glen Tobias Jake Lawton

Neami National

‘Fostering Cross-Sector Networks & Collaboration'

The important function of cross - sector networking in improving the quality of services to highly vulnerable, isolated individuals

Julia Carroll

Jesuit Social Services

Kevan Myers

St. Vincent's Hospital

Melbourne

‘NDIS: Is the Scheme Learning From the Wisdom Gained Through Lived Experience?’

Dr Nicola Hancock Assoc. Prof Jennifer Smith-Merry

 University of Sydney

‘You Said: Innovating to Get Insights to Consumer Experience’

Understanding how consumer-reported experience and outcomes can be used to improve the quality of primary mental health services

Jag Dhaliwal

North Western Melbourne PHN

‘Recovering the Recovery Model Under the NDIS'

A collaborative workforce development project exploring how recovery oriented practice could be reframed in the NDIS context & innovative ways of providing professional development for the new workforce

Jayne Parish

Mentis Assist

Rita Sidlauskas

Mental Health Victoria

Bernie Binns

Murray PHN

4:35pm - 5:15pm

Joint Federal & Victorian Political Panel

(moderated by Dr. Norman Swan)

Julie Collins MP

Shadow Minister

Mental Health

Senator Rachel Siewert

Australian Greens 

Mental Health Spokesperson

Martin Foley MP

Minister

 Mental Health (Victoria)

Emma Kealy

Shadow Minister

Mental Health (Victoria)

Lidia Thorpe

Victoria Greens 

Mental Health Spokesperson

5:15pm - 5:25pm

Close: Day 1

Dr. Norman Swan

Host 

Health Report ABC Radio National

Tonic ABC News24

Cofounder

Tonic Health Media

Day 2: Thursday 1 November 2018

9:10am - 9:40am

Keynote Address

Sarah Henderson MP

Assistant Minister

Social Services, Housing and Disability Services

9:00am - 9:05am

Official Welcome

Day 2

Dr. Norman Swan

Host 

Health Report ABC Radio National

Tonic ABC News24

Cofounder

Tonic Health Media

9:45am - 10:25am

Keynote Address

Professor Diana Rose

Professor of User-Led Research, Service User Research Enterprise (SURE),

King's College London

(Onscreen Presentation)

11:00am - 11:30am

Panel: 'How Can the Different Parts of the Mental Health System Work Together?'

(moderated by Dr. Norman Swan)

Damian Ferrie

CHAIR

Mental Health Victoria

CEO

Star Health

Dr Murray Wright

Chief Psychiatrist

NSW Ministry of Health

Dr Tony Bartone

President

Australian Medical Association

Dr. Gerry Naughtin

Strategic Advisor

Mental Health & Psychosocial Disability

NDIA

Kathy Faulkner

Manager

Partners In Recovery

Adjunct Associate Professor Kim Ryan 

CEO

Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Janne McMahon OAM

Founder and Executive Officer

 Private Mental Health Consumer and Carer Network

11:40am - 12:50pm

Themed Presentations

Engagement

& Outreach

Mental Health

Reform

Service

Delivery

Lived Experience

& Co-Design

Symposium

‘Hard to Reach? People Living in Private Congregate Care Facilities – Learnings From the NDIS Experience in WA & Victoria’

Liz Dearn

RMIT

Future Social Services Institute

Sara McNamara

NDIS WA

Peter McGrath

SalvoCare Eastern

Rosemary Barker

Office of the Public Advocate Victoria

‘The Specialist Clinical Mental Health & NDIS Collaboration Project'

Julia Colcott & Julie Skilbeck

Department of

Health and Human Services

‘Optimising Psychosocial Support in the NDIS: From a Welfare Oriented Model to a Recovery Oriented, Investment Driven Approach'

Josh Fear

Mental Health Australia

Kerry Hawkins

Carer Representative

President

WA Association for Mental Health

Vice-President

CMHA

Debbie Hamilton

Consumer Representative

Optimizing Support for People with a Psycho-Social Disability Project

‘Maximising Opportunities with NDIS Funded Supports to Assist with Physical Health Needs'

David Peters

Consumer

‘The Transition Experience: The Impact of the NDIS Rollout on Consumers, Carers & Workforce, and How Trauma Informed Principles Can Be Utilised To Navigate the Transition Experience'

Resika KC

Neami National

Mandy Forrest-Brown

Consumer

‘Culture Clash? Recovery in Mental Health Under the NDIS'

Dr Sebastian Rosenberg

Fellow

Learning and Development Unit

Centre for Mental Health Research

ANU College of Health and Medicine

‘A Carers Ordinary Life? Sustaining Mental Health Carers in the NDIS'

(A collaborative and co-designed inclusive practice in NDIS mental health service delivery providing positive outcomes for consumers while supporting carers)

Tania Curlis & Amaya Alvarez

Tandem

‘Life Without Respite: The Sequel'

Understanding the Struggle to Access Respite Services & Its Impact Upon Lives

Gary Bourke

Arafmi Queensland

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Keynote Address

Lucinda Brogden

Chair

National Mental Health Commission

(Onscreen Presentation)

2:35pm - 3:35pm

Panel:

 'What Have We Learnt Over the Last 2 Days

 What Do We Do Now To Make Those Changes Happen?'

(moderated by Dr. Norman Swan)

Liz Crowther

President

CMHA

Frank Quinlan

CEO

Mental Health Australia

Kerry Hawkins

Carer Representative

President

WA Association for Mental Health

Vice-President

CMHA

Maureen Lewis

Deputy CEO 

National Mental Health Commission

Dr. Gerry Naughtin

Strategic Advisor

Mental Health & Psychosocial Disability

NDIA

Dr Sebastian Rosenberg

Fellow

Learning and Development Unit

Centre for Mental Health Research

ANU College of Health and Medicine

Lyn English

Deputy Consumer Co-Chair

National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum 

 

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Close: Conference

Angus Clelland

CEO

Mental Health Victoria

Damian Ferrie

CHAIR

Mental Health Victoria

CEO

Star Health

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