Child and Youth Mental Health Webinar

Child and Youth Mental Health Webinar

Child and Youth Mental Health Webinar

For children and adolescents, mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and behavioural disorders are among the leading causes of illness and disability. Globally, one in seven 10–19-year-olds experience a mental disorder, accounting for 13% of the global burden of disease in this age group. When it comes to exercise, it is well known and established that regular movement is a protective factor in prevention and management of mental health disorders in adults, as well as playing a role in managing physical health. Whilst there are similarities, it is important to understand the unique role of exercise for children and youth and how as a professional we need to adapt our approach and understanding to ensure we are creating best outcomes for young people and their families. This webinar focuses on the important role of exercise physiology in mental health treatment and recovery and will explore different therapeutic approaches and relevant assessments when engaging these young people in exercise interventions. 

Presented by Jade Ellings, AES, AEP

Jade Ellings is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist currently working in Children's Health Queensland Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CHQ CYMHS). She is one of the leading exercise physiologists in this field and has contributed to the growth and development of exercise physiology in CYMHS services across Queensland.


Wednesday, 30 November 2022
4.00pm - 5.30pm AEDT
Please note, the times listed are in Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time. 
Your local time will be: 
 ACT:         4.00pm - 5.30pm
 NSW:   4.00pm - 5.30pm
 NT:   2.30pm - 4.00pm
 QLD:   3.00pm - 4.30pm
 SA:   3.30pm - 5.00pm
 TAS:   4.00pm - 5.30pm
 VIC:   4.00pm - 5.30pm
 WA:   1.00pm - 2.30pm 
Please note: This is a live webinar and needs to be watched at the specified time above. If you are unable to watch the webinar live, it will be produced as a podcast and can be purchased within the following month.

Rates per person

 ESSA Member          $30.00
 Non-Member    $50.00
 ESSA Student Member    $15.00
 Student Non-Member    $25.00
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Access to Webinar

You will be provided information on how to access this webinar within your registration confirmation email.
NB: A confirmation of your attendance is required.

Target Audience

Any Accredited Exercise Scientist, Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 1, Accredited Sports Scientist Level 2 and/or Accredited High Performance Manager



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Registration for this professional development will close at 2.00pm AEDT on Wednesday, 30 November 2022.

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