CHILD PROTECTION PRACTITIONERS ASSOCIATION (QLD)
2019 LENEEN FORDE PUBLIC ADDRESS
Reflections from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Milroy
Professor Milroy is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; Professor at the University of Western Australia; Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission; and Honorary Research Fellow with Telethon Kids Institute. Professor Milroy was a Commissioner for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Her work and research interests include child mental health and recovery from trauma and grief, application of Indigenous knowledge, and cultural models of care. She is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Her address will reflect the many learnings from the Royal Commission including the importance of bearing witness, keeping children safe, trauma informed approaches, and competency in mental health systems of care.
The Child Protection Practitioners Association of Queensland (CPPAQ) aims to improve interdisciplinary professional collaboration in the child protection system in Queensland.
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