Born to Connect: Infant Mental Health - Sector

Born to Connect: Infant Mental Health

June 12, 2019 - June 12, 2019

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Napier lecture theatre (102) Napier Building, 1st floor University of Adelaide (North Tce campus)

Join us for a joint forum with HDA and the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health Inc. (AAIMH) on Born to Connect: Infant Mental Health as part of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2019.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/born-to-connect-infant-mental-health-tickets-61662848239?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

SPEAKERS
Dr Rosalind Powrie, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Introducing Infant Mental Health Awareness week
Head, Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Service, Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Women’s and Children’s Health Network

Dr Rosalind Powrie is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and is Head of the Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Team at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Women’s and Children’s Health Network in Adelaide. Dr Powrie has extensive experience in teaching and training in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health. Dr Powrie is current President of the South Australian Branch of the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health. She is also a mindfulness teacher.

Dr Heather Mattner, Perinatal Health Psychologist & Midwife
Early relationship building – So evident it goes without saying or not evident so it goes without saying?
Private Psychology Practice / School of Nursing and School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
Dr Heather Mattner is a Perinatal Health Psychologist and Midwife with a wide-ranging background in maternal/infant health, midwifery practice, research, education, models of practice development and review, perinatal mental health/wellbeing, including Aboriginal perinatal health/wellbeing, and primary health care.
Ms Meg Bater, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse, PhD Candidate
PEDaL: Training Parents of Preterm Infants to Support Early Development
Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Women’s and Children’s Health Network / University of Adelaide / SAHMRI Healthy Mothers Babies & Children
Ms Meg Bater is a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse and educator who has worked in London, Melbourne and Adelaide. Her current role is a consultant registered nurse attached to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Neonatal Nursery, where she co-ordinates the Growth & Development Neonatal Follow-up Program. Her interest in preterm infant neuro-development and family centred care led to her research project, PEDaL: parent education for developmental literacy.
Ms Sara Jones, Neonatal Critical Care Nurse, A/Nurse Unit Manager
Introduction to Family Integrated care in the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit
Neonatal Unit, Flinders Medical Centre

Ms Sara Jones is a Registered Nurse, Neonatal Critical Care Nurse and the Associate Nurse Unit Manager within the Neonatal Unit at Flinders Medical Centre. Sara is an advocate for the concept of Family Integrated Care in the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit. Sara will also discuss the Stella Bella Bead Program currently running in the Flinders Medical Centre Neonatal Unit. This involves consumer engagement and has been successful in empowering and including our neonatal parents in the care of their baby.

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