Child & Adolescent Health
Join acnem in Sydney on the 21st October for our live training event on Child and Adolescent Health. This event brings together leading experts, practitioners and researchers to explore key conditions affecting children in this cohort. It will provide valuable insights, innovative approaches, and new perspectives on child and adolescent health.
The educators contributing to this conference are recognised as experts in their fields, including Dr. Leila Masson, Dr. Paula Smith-Brown, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Dr. James Greenblatt, Dr. Nancy O’Hara, Dr. Elizabeth Steels & Sonya Reynolds.
- Microbiome Changes from Infancy to Adolescence: Understand the microbiome and its impact on health, growth and development through the different stages of childhood. Learn practical strategies to build a microbiome that supports and optimises growth and development.
- Paediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome: PANS, a post inflammatory infectious neuro inflammatory illness, can cause a sudden change in behaviour and mood, severe anxiety, obsessive- compulsive disorder and food refusal. Join Dr Leila Masson to understand the causes, features of diagnosis and learn evidence-based strategies for successfully managing this complex condition.
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Approximately 1 in 20 children in Australia are diagnosed with ADHD, which equates to one child in every classroom. Learn from Integrative Psychiatrist, Dr Sanjeev Sharma the role of medication, behavioural interventions and lifestyle modifications to optimise outcomes for children and adolescents with ADHD.
- Aggression & Anger in Adolescents: Understand the underlying factors contributing to aggression and anger in this cohort and learn evidence-based treatment approaches, therapeutic interventions, and strategies to help adolescents develop healthier coping mechanisms.
- ASD, Medicinal Cannabis in Childhood Epilepsy, Acne, Anxiety in Children, Eating Disorders & Supporting Physical and Mental Health of Adolescents through Senior School.
21st October 2023: Face-to-face & live streamed event in Sydney
22nd October 2023: Online learning module released (available on demand)
SYDNEY: Saturday 21st October, Time: Registration 8:10AM; Start 8:30AM; Morning tea 10:40AM; Lunch 12:50PM; Afternoon tea 3:30PM; Close 5:00PM; Networking Drinks 5:00PM-6:00PM
VENUE: Aerial UTS Function Centre, Building 10, Level 7/235 Jones St, Ultimo, NSW.
Member: $476 ex GST
Non-member: $595 ex GST
Student Member: $200 ex GST
Member: $396 ex GST
Non-member: $495 ex GST
Student Member: $150 ex GST
Do not miss this opportunity to expand your understanding of some of the complex conditions in childhood and adolescence and to build your network of like-minded professionals. Whether you’re a healthcare practitioner, researcher or educator, this conference is designed to further your knowledge and skills.
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LocationBuilding 10, Level 7/235 Jones St
Ultimo, NSW 2007 Australia Get Direction
SpeakersDr. Leila Masson, Dr. Paula Smith-Brown, Dr. James Greenblatt, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Toni Chambers, Dr. Nancy O’Hara, Dr. Michelle Woolhouse, Susan Hunter, Jacinta Barbagallo, Dr. Elizabeth Steels, Dr. Christabelle Yeoh, Marieke Rodenstein, Dr. Bruce Jones, Sonya Reynolds & Dr. Orit Holtzman
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Dr Leila Masson
M.D., MPH, FRACP, FACNEM, DTMH
Dr Leila Masson is a Sydney based specialist paediatrician and author of “Children’s Health A-Z” a parent’s guide to natural therapies for common childhood ailments. She specialises in nutritional and environmental medicine for children’s health issues, including allergies, asthma, behavior problems, autism spectrum disorders and ADHD. She sees patients at…View More
Dr Paula Smith-Brown
PhD, BSc Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr Paula Smith-Brown is a PhD-qualified paediatric Accredited Practising Dietitian who holds an adjunct lecturer position at the Centre for Microbiome Research, Queensland University of Technology, in addition to her role as Healthcare Science Liaison at Co-Biome Paula’s PhD was awarded by the University of Queensland in 2017 and explored…View More
Dr James Greenblatt
CMO, CEO, Psychiatrist, Author & Speaker
A pioneer in the field of functional and integrative medicine, board-certified child and adult psychiatrist, James M. Greenblatt, MD, has treated patients since 1988. After receiving his medical degree and completing his psychiatry residency at George Washington University, Dr. Greenblatt completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Johns…View More
Dr Sanjeev Sharma
MBBS, MD, FRANZCP, FACNEM
Dr Sanjeev Sharma MBBS, MD(Psychiatry), Fellow Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist (FRANZCP), Fellow Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (FACNEM), Master’s in Clinical Nutrition (SAHAMM, Malaysia) He works as Consultant Psychiatrist in Perth, Australia with interest in treating substance use disorder. He has been in Perth…View More
Toni is a practising paediatric nutritionist, journalist, and manager of the Bio Concepts Clinical Support team. As a mother of four, now teenagers, Toni is well versed in the challenges that adolescents and their parents face. She is passionate about children’s health and nutrition, and education as the key in…View More
Dr Nancy O’Hara
MD, MPH, FAAP
Dr. Nancy O’Hara is a Board Certified Paediatrician. Prior to her medical career, Dr. O’Hara taught children with autism. She graduated with highest Honors from Bryn Mawr College and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She earned a…View More
Dr Michelle Woolhouse
MBBS, FRACGP, ACNEM, FASLM
Dr Michelle Woolhouse founded the Whole Medicine clinic in 2009 on the Mornington Peninsula. Her philosophy is that health addresses the whole spectrum of a person’s life emotional, physical, mental and environment. Dr Woolhouse has an in-depth understanding of the underlying cause of diseases and in the healing principles of…View More
Susan is a naturopath who is passionate about educating and empowering others to feel their best. Susan is a double-degree qualified clinician that enjoys treating digestive disorders, working with people experiencing neurodiversity and helping individuals future proof their health by exploring their genetics. Susan is a published academic writer and…View More
Jacinta is the Founder & Nutritionist of Orenda Women’s Health, an online naturopathic clinic specialising in skin, gut, and reproductive conditions. She works extensively with patients battling with acne, rosacea, peri-oral dermatitis and other skin conditions in order to identify the systems of dysfunction driving their skin presentation. Functional pathology…View More
Dr Elizabeth Steels
PhD, BA(Clin. Biochem.), BA(Nutr. Diet.)
Dr Elizabeth Steels is a biomedical scientist, biochemist, and nutritionist. Having completed her PhD 30 years ago focussed on cellular oxygenation and regeneration, her interests became firmly fixed on the value of polyphenols in health and disease. Her career has ranged from pharmaceutical to natural medicine manufacturing, product development, formulations,…View More
Dr Christabelle Yeoh
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MSC (NUTRITION), FACNEM
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Marieke is a Holistic Dietitian, Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Practitioner with over 15 years of experience in her field. She has worked as a Dietitian in the Netherlands, India and Sydney and has run her private practice in Melbourne for the past 10 years. Marieke has a Bachelor’s degree in…View More
Dr Bruce Jones
MBBS, DRCOG, Dip.Hort, AdvDipNutr
Dr Bruce E. Jones is a Clinical Nutritionist in Private Practice in Mount Martha, Victoria, specialising in individualised Nutritional and Integrative Medicine, working extensively in the field of Clinical Metal Toxicology, especially as it relates to patients with ADHD, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and autoimmune diseases. He holds the degrees of…View More
B.A, Dip. Nut, Grad Cert Nutrition
Sonya is a Nutritionist with over 18 years industry experience. Her journey as a practitioner was deeply influenced by her personal experience as a parent, navigating her daughter’s severe epilepsy. This challenging journey provided Sonya with invaluable insights and a unique perspective, fuelling her passion for helping others in similar…View More
Dr Orit Holtzman
MBBS, PhD (Neuroscience)
Dr Orit Holtzman practices functional and cannabinoid medicine. She is the Co-founder and Director of Leura Wellness, and is the Co-Founder and President of the Australian and New Zealand College of Cannabinoid Practitioners (ANZCCP). Dr Holtzman is one of Australia’s most experienced medicinal cannabis prescribers and educators. She holds a…View More
CEO & Managing Director of Epilepsy Action Australia
Carol Ireland is CEO and Managing Director of Epilepsy Action Australia. She has an extensive background spanning more than 35 years in the not-for-profit human services sector, holding a variety of executive positions. Carol has been at the forefront of the medical cannabis movement in Australia. In her role at Epilepsy…View More
Dr Elisa Rough
Dr Elisa Rough is a Melbourne trained paediatrician having trained and worked at the Royal Children’s/Monash Children’s/Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Perth, WA as well as in regional Victoria and Lyon, France. She has held teaching appointments with the University of Melbourne, Monash University and is currently teaching with…View More