Centre for Training Excellence - Developing the VET Professional

Early Signs of Mental Illness for TAFE Student Age Group - Presented by Professor Pat McGorry

Central Institute of Technology

Event outline

Early Signs of Mental iIlness - TAFE Student Age Group

Early intervention for treatment and recovery

One person who is getting to the heart of these matters is Professor Pat McGorry (Australian of the Year 2010). Pat McGorry is Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and Executive Director of Orygen Youth Health. He has put Australia at the forefront of research innovation in prevention and treatment in youth mental health worldwide.  Brought to Perth by Meeting for Minds, Professor McGorry will be tackling some of the most difficult issues in youth mental health.

Come and hear this world renowned expert address such issues as:

  • Is there a crisis in youth mental health?
  • Are early intervention and prevention programs helping young people transform their lives?
  • What are the latest trends in youth mental health in Australia?
  • How should we speak about youth suicide?
  • What should young people, lecturers, support staff and others in the VET sector do?

This lecture is the second in a public lecture series on new trends in mental health research and treatments organised by Meeting for Minds. The organisation strives to improve mental health in the community by building strong partnerships and harnessing the creative thinking of neuroscientists, researchers in mental health, clinicians, and people with lived experience of mental illness, their families and carers.

Date: Tuesday 17 February

Time: 5.00pm - 6.00pm

Investment: $45 +GST


Central Institute of Technology
Northbridge Campus
Room: 2 – 85 (Lecture theatre just inside the entrance)
Address: 30 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge 6003

Numbers are limited so early bookings are essential.

Book here or contact the Centre for Training Excellence for further information.

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Provider information

Central offers around 400 nationally accredited training courses across a wide variety of training areas and is the primary deliverer of higher-level technical and professional qualifications within the State.