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ECHO Networks

Our current ECHO networks are designed to improve practice capabilities around specific paediatric conditions for providers in health, education and community services. By joining an interprofessional community of practice, participants can attend sessions as able on an ongoing basis.

Learn more about the ECHO networks below.

Available Networks

Approximately 1 in 5 children and young people are affected by persistent pain, making it a common condition in Australia.
In this network, participants will learn to perform assessments and deliver evidence-based therapy for children and young people with persistent pain and their families.

Audience

Medical and nursing professionals, Allied health, pain management teams, and any other professionals who support children with persistent pain. Inclusive of participants from health, education, and private practice sectors.
We welcome interested participants to join us from across Australia and internationally.

Schedule

Sessions held every 4 weeks virtually
Tuesdays 12-1pm Queensland time (AEST)
11th February – 20th October 2020

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The assessment and management of complex paediatric foot anomalies often requires families to travel in order to receive treatment at metropolitan centres. In many cases these patients may be able to be safely assessed and treated closer to home, by local providers supported by the ECHO network.

Audience

Physiotherapists and their teams, including orthopaedic nurses and orthopaedic technicians.

We welcome interested participants to join us from across Australia and internationally.

Schedule

Sessions held every 4 weeks virtually
Mondays 1 – 2:30pm Queensland time (AEST)
2nd March – 14th September 2020

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The Good Grief, This Hurts seminar series seeks to build awareness around what to do when a child has experienced the death of a significant person in their life. This event is for anyone in the community who is caring for a child who has been impacted by death – family members and friends, teachers, guidance counsellors, health care providers, private counsellors/psychologists and community-based youth-focused organisations. Find out more.
More than 30 000 children in Queensland are NDIS participants (June 2020). In this network, participants will learn how to: navigate systems, coordinate across multi-agencies, understand the needs of particular populations, build a community of practice and sustain their practice.

Audience

Medical, nursing, allied health and education professionals, child safety staff, disability providers, community-based child and youth focused organisations who support children with disability. Inclusive of participants from health, education, disability, child safety and private practice sectors.

Schedule

Sessions held fortnightly, virtually.
Mondays, 8-9:30am Queensland time (AEST)
12th October – 7th December 2020

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Past Networks

  • Kids and Teens Mental Health and Behaviour ECHO Network
  • Supporting Teams Caring for Type 1 Diabetes ECHO Network
  • Supporting Refugee Kids ECHO Network
  • Childhood Overweight and Obesity ECHO Network
  • ADHD ECHO Network
  • Paediatric Palliative Care ECHO Network

Contact us

Use the left-hand sidebar to enrol or find out more about a particular series. For general enquiries, please email: ECHO.CHQ@health.qld.gov.au