The 2024 Helen Mayo House Perinatal & Infant Mental Health Conference

With the theme “Enriching outcomes in the Early Years”, we will gather a host of interesting and thought-provoking speakers in Plenary and Break-out Sessions to enrich your knowledge and your work. .

We can announce our keynote speakers on Day 1 are:

  • Professor Megan Galbally, Program Director of Mental Health and Professor/Director of Women's and Children's Mental Health at Monash Health and Monash University.
  • Professor Leonie Segal, Research Chair, Health Economics and Social Policy, University of South Australia.
  • Via video link from the USA: Dr Claudia Gold, Paediatrician and Early Relational Health Specialist, UMass Chan Medical School, author of "The Developmental Science of Early Childhood".

We'll be facilitating multiple breakout sessions on topics such as health justice partnerships for perinatal women, consultation-liaison in a maternity hospital, goodenough parenting, peer support in perinatal mental health and infant mental health approaches will be available.

Day 2 will feature a morning workshop by Professor Galbally on the management of perinatal OCD and eating disorders, and an afternoon workshop by Dr Jackie Amos and Dr Liz Coventry from Centacare on their work in the treatment of early relational trauma.

Click here to view and download the program.

* Provisional program – timings may be subject to change


Adelaide Convention Centre

Date Thursday, November 21, 2024 at 9:00am -
Friday, November 22, 2024 at 5:00pm
Duration   1d 8h