MONARC Seminar Series

All welcome.

 

TIME

12:30pm – 1:30pm
(unless otherwise specified)

VENUE

MONARC seminars are currently taking place ONLINE via Webex

CONTACT

For further information or seminar Webex link, contact Dr Rosa Gualano by email or phone +61 3 9265 1268

2021 PROGRAM

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER/S

Wednesday
28 APRIL
Grief and Bereavement in Aged Mental HealthJenny Kats – Senior Social Worker, Biala

Wednesday
26 MAY

Cross-cultural aspects of loss and grief – changes to the bereavement process with COVID-19

Maria Westbrook – Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Coordinator, Kingston Centre, Monash Health and Joanne Wood – Palliative Care Social Worker, Monash Medical Centre, Monash Health

Thursday
22 JULY

Common humanity – the basis for unbiased universal compassion

Dr Debbie Ling – Lecturer, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Monash University

2020 PROGRAM

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER/S

Thursday
23 JULY

Building competent health professionals: Group supervision for graduates

Dr Elissa O’Connell – RACS Psychology Discipline Senior and Psychology Graduate & Registrar Program Coordinator, WISER

Thursday
20 AUGUST

Footwear and falls: Why do older ladies put sensible shoes in the cupboard, and not on their feet? (Podiatry PhD Thesis)

Dr Annette Davis – Manager, Allied Health Workforce Innovation, Strategy, Education and Research Unit (WISER)

Thursday
10 SEPTEMBER

Allied Health Assistant (AHA) Home Information Screen (Access Visit) to gain accurate information on patients’ home environment: Pilot Study

Julie Dziura – Grade 3 OT, Kingston Centre

Thursday
8 OCTOBER

Innovative psychological practices for residential aged care: Research and practice

Prof Sunil Bhar – Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of The Swinburne Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults

Thursday
19 NOVEMBER

Updates from Allied Health Researchers at Monash Health Subacute Services:

Effectiveness of short-term psychological intervention for patients with mood changes after stroke – Peta Prindiville & Peter New (Psychology & Rehab Medicine)

Exploring the feasibility of tele-rehabilitation to increase the intensity of speech pathology intervention for home-based clients – Ricci Presser (Speech Pathology, Community Rehabilitation)

There will also be an update on the 'Call a Psychologist' program from Christine Miller, Deputy Director of Psychology

Past seminars

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012