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The Wellness Connect NPS Program Presents – Psychosocial support for people with severe mental illness

Thursday, September 22 2022
6:00PM - 9:00PM (ACST)
Mawson Lakes Hotel & Function Centre
10 Main St, Mawson Lakes SA 5095
via Zoom

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GPs, Practice Managers, Allied Health Professionals, Nurses, Mental Health Service Providers, Primary Health Care Providers & Pharmacists in the Adelaide Metropolitan Area


The national psychosocial support strategy focuses on programs for people with severe mental illness, to assist them to manage their mental illness, strengthen relationships with family and friends, and take part in social activities and work.
An interactive case-based workshop will enable the goals and benefits of the program will be presented. The various streams of the program to be described and referral pathways explained.

Learning Outcomes

Describe the goals and benefits of the psychosocial support program.
Describe the different support streams (NDIS application support, individual and group streams).
Identify referral pathways to the program.


6:30PM - 9:00PM (ACST)
Registration and Dinner
6:00PM - 6:30PM (ACST)


Chloe Loveday
Service Manager, Wellness Connect NPSP
Neami National
Kirsten Faulkner
Senior Practice Leader – Intake Assessment Officer Wellness Connect NPSP
Neami National


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Dr Rosanne Skalicky

Rural Generalist in Critical Care, Royal Flying Doctors SA

Dr Skalicky (often referred to as ‘Dr Rose’), is a senior Emergency Physician with extensive national and international experience. Having worked as an emergency physician in Tasmania, Queensland, and South Australia (RAH), Dr Rose headed overseas in 2009. With a passion for equitable access to healthcare and international development in EM, Dr Rose has spent the last decade working overseas in a fulltime capacity – remote NW Tanzania and most recently in Myanmar. In Myanmar, Dr Rose worked under the Ministry of Health developing acute emergency services and training nationally, which included a full-time teaching and clinical load. Having returned to Australia in early 2021 Dr Rose is currently employed by the RFDS as a Rural Generalist in Critical Care, working primarily out of Port Augusta.

Dr Roses’ professional interests include:

·Improving equity in health access
·Health care development of EM in low-middle income countries
·Capacity building of Health staff

When not at work Dr Rose enjoys caring for her family, reading, craft, and obviously seeing new places, and engaging with people from different cultures.