Current networks

Our current networks aim to improve the care for children and youth.

In Australia and globally, there are a range of available networks focused on topics across the lifespan. These relate to health, education, social welfare, and other emerging fields.

By taking part in an ECHO network you can gain new skills and keep up to date with best practices.

Taking part in a network is always free. All you need is an internet connection and Zoom.

Read more about how to get the most out of an ECHO network and the technical aspects you need to participate.

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Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Complex Pain

To enable the delivery of developmentally sensitive, personalised care for every child, adolescent and young adult with chronic pain.

Audience

Health, education, and human services providers.

Schedule

Tuesdays 12-1 pm AEST, session every 4 weeks

1st February-11th October 2022

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Paediatric Palliative Care

Designed to support local providers, in providing the best holistic palliative care to children living with a life limiting condition and their families.

Audience

Health, education, and human services providers.

Schedule

Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 pm AEST

Commencing 16th February 2022

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Kids Health and Wellbeing

Connecting teams who care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids to improve health and wellbeing.

Audience

Professionals caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids.

Schedule

Mondays 12-1:30 pm AEST, session every 4 weeks

24th January-10th October 2022

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Supporting Teams Caring for Type 1 Diabetes

Designed to improve access to support and develop a network around teams caring for children and young people living with T1D.

Audience

Health, education, and human services providers.

Schedule

Mondays 12:00 -1:00 pm AEST, fortnightly

Commencing 28th of March 2022

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Child Protection: Responding to Vulnerable Children and Families

It takes a village to raise a child. This network aims to build a village of professionals from health, child safety, education and our other partners to problem solve, share our successes and challenges in our work together responding to children who have been abused and/or neglected.

Audience

Child safety practitioners, medical and nursing child protection staff, education professionals, and other primary providers.

Schedule

Tuesdays 12-1:30 pm AEST, session every 4 weeks

25th January -18th October 2022

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Paediatric Gender Health Care

To improve the knowledge and confidence of medical and mental health clinicians, education professionals and others to provide informed and respectful care to trans, gender diverse and non-binary youth.

Audience

GPs, mental health professionals in health and education sectors, and other primary care professionals who see trans, gender diverse or gender-questioning adolescents.

Schedule

Wednesdays 8-9 am AEST, fortnightly

2nd March-8th June 2022

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Navigating Paediatric Disability

Designed to build a cross sector community of practice for teams supporting children and young people living with a disability, so that we can work better together.

Audience

Health, education, and human services providers.

Schedule

Mondays 10-11:30am AEST, fortnightly during school terms

Commencing 21st February 2022

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Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

To support effective ways of working with adolescents and young adults to help build their capacity, and build connections between professions and sectors to enable coordinated and collaborative care.

Audience

Health, education, and human services providers.

Schedule

Tuesdays 9-10 am AEST, fortnightly during school terms

1st February-29th March, 26th April-21st June 2022

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Replication and Beyond

Aims to support knowledge sharing to help grow and develop ECHO hubs and networks in the Australian context.

Audience

Team members from existing ECHO hubs across the ECHO movement.

Schedule

Thursdays 8:30-10 am AEST, every 6 weeks

3rd February-24th November 2022

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CHQ Research Education

To support knowledge sharing and advice to help grow and develop research and evaluation capacity.

Audience

Those involved in research and evaluation activities at or in partnership with Children's Health Queensland, regardless of experience level.

Schedule

1st Thursday of the month, 3-4:30 pm AEST,

Commencing  5th May 2022

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International networks

There are ECHO hubs all around the world and joining their networks is free.

You can find network programs in the University of New Mexico ECHO Partner Portal. You can also use their interactive dashboard to find ECHO hubs around the world.

Last updated: April 2022