Support and Education for ADHD and LD Children in Japan

The 2017 Conference will be held at the Conference Centre, Sea World Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland from Monday 21 August – Wednesday 23 August 2017. Mika Nishiyama, Associate Professor for Hiroshima Bunkyo Women’s University joins us this year to discuss “Support and education for ADHD and LD children in Japan”. A government survey in 2012 showed that 6.5% of elementary and secondary schools students were found to have significant learning or …

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Reviewing nursing education literature to understand mental health

Sinead Barry – PhD candidate, Lecturer in Nursing, La Trobe University Dr Louise Ward- Associate Professor Clinical Nursing Practice, La Trobe University A literature review on the comprehensive model of nursing education was undertaken to uncover contemporary issues relating to pre-registration nursing students understandings of mental health. The majority of current literature specific to mental health nurse education centred on criticisms relating to perceived shortfalls of the comprehensive educational model. …

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Dr Katherine Dix from Principals Australia Institute to present at 16th International Mental Health Conference

Dr Katherine Dix from Principals Australia Institute will present at the 16th International Mental Health Conference at QT Hotel, Gold Coast 12-14 August 2015. Dr  Dix is currently a Senior Research Officer at Principals Australia Institute, having recently finished her role as Project Manager and Chief Statistical Analyst at Flinders University, for the national evaluations of KidsMatter Primary and KidsMatter Early Childhood. Dr Dix has lectured in the School of Education …

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