Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health
The Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health at the University of Melbourne undertakes world class trauma related research, policy advice, service development and education. Our innovative services help organisations and health professionals who work with people affected by traumatic events.
Workshop and Masterclass with Edna Foa - Trauma Expert
8th - 11th August 2013
The Masterclass is now SOLD OUT.
Places are available for the one-day workshop,
The Nature of PTSD and its
Treatment via Prolonged Exposure
Workshop and Masterclass with Professor Edna Foa - in Melbourne only
hosted by ACPMH and ASTSS
Professor Edna Foa, world leading trauma expert, and one of TIME Magazine's most influential people in the world, is coming exclusively to Melbourne to conduct a workshop and masterclass on PTSD and its treatment.
This is a rare chance for clinicians, researchers, policymakers, administrators and others working
in trauma-related mental health to learn from the internationally-recognised expert in the field of posttraumatic mental health.
For more information and online booking: www.foamasterclass.com.au.
New mental health app - PTSD Coach Australia
PTSD Coach Australia is a smart phone app that helps people understand and manage the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More information.
Trauma-focussed therapy training events 2013
- Trauma-focussed Therapy - Working with Adults
- Trauma-focussed Therapy - Working with Children and Adolescents
New in 2013 - post-workshop consultations
Further information about the training program, locations, dates, and registration, click here.
Coping with the impact of bushfiresThe recent bushfires in Tasmania and across eastern Australia will leave thousands of people deeply affected. Bushfires can have a profound impact on the people involved, either because they or their loved ones have been directly at risk, or because they have witnessed the destruction, death or injuries caused by the fire. Read more.
A booklet titled "Looking after Yourself and Your Family After a Disaster" is available to download from the beyondblue website - click here.
For more fact sheets about mental health and wellbeing please click here.
Annual Literature Summary 2011 now availableA selection of important research articles from 2011 in the field of trauma, PTSD and military and veteran mental health.
ACPMH has also prepared an Integrated Literature Review 2002-2012, an investigation of three key areas: DSM-5 criteria changes; e-health interventions; and the longitudinal course of PTSD symptoms.
These reports are available as PDF files. Click here.
Resources for practitionersAustralian Guidelines approved by the NHMRC for practitioners and consumers.
|Free DVD explaining the Australian Guidelines for practitioners and the community||
|Internationally endorsed Conducting Imaginal Exposure in PTSD (clinician manual and DVD)||More information
ACPMH does not provide direct clinical care. Please go to find help for information on counselling and treatment.