Sydney Alumni PD Session - Difficult to Treat Depression

Posted by the Alumni team on 21 May 2015

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Dr Vered Gordon from Black Dog Institute present our next professional development workshop in Sydney on;

Difficult to Treat Depression

As a member of the ACAP Alumni Community this is your invitation to register for this seminar.

Date:                Wednesday 17th June
Times:              5.30pm to 6.00pm Registration, Refreshments & Networking
                         6.00pm to 9.00pm Presentation
                         (7.30pm to 7.45pm Short Break)
Cost:                 Covered by ACAP
Location:          Level 5, Lecture Room 1, 11 York St, Sydney
Registrations:  Please see below

Dr Vered Gordon has been working in general practice in the Northern Beaches of Sydney for over twenty years. In recent years, she has focused specifically on the areas of mental health and counselling which now comprise the greater part of her practice.

Dr Gordon has undergone extensive training in her special interest area including attaining a Diploma of Shared Care in Psychiatry with the NSW Institute of Psychiatry and a Graduate Diploma in Systemic Relationship Therapy. She is also a fellow of the Australian Society for Psychological Medicine.

Dr Gordon is currently General Practice Program Developer at the Black Dog Institute and facilitates education in mood disorders for GPs and psychologists

In this session Dr Gordon will cover the following topics:

  • Define the term ‘difficult to treat’ depression
  • List the common factors that underpin difficult to treat depressions
  • Identify common conditions and co-morbidities that may present as difficult to treat depression
  • Use a systemic based approach to work through treatment options for the patient with difficult to treat depression

By attending this event you will receive a certificate crediting you with 3 PD hours.

Registrations are crucial as places are limited. Please register via the online form by Wednesday 10th June. Registrations are via Eventbrite.

We look forward to receiving your registration and seeing you at the session.