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Join the DHAA NT for our annual full day​ CPD

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Join the DHAA NT in Darwin for our annual CPD Day

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Professor Laurie Walsh

Danielle Begg- Trauma Training

Tabitha Acret- Motivation for Prevention

Dementia Australia

Caries prevention update 2019. Prof Walsh

This lecture provides a "booster injection" on the most modern concepts of caries prevention and how they are applied at the individual level.

The first part of the lecture explores the keystone pathogen and ecological catastrophe concepts and how they apply to dental caries, then

examines modern ways to protect teeth, alter the oral microflora, and use prebiotic approaches. The second part of the lecture looks at assessing caries risk

and tracking it over time in the individual patient, and explores the way that caries prevention strategies alter when moving from enamel to

roots as the site which is at risk.


Professor Laurence J. Walsh AO is a specialist in special needs dentistry based at UQ in Brisbane. He has had a career-long interest

in the management of high caries risk patients, and has published extensively and lectured globally on cariology.

Professor Walsh has authored over 300 journal publications and his published work has attracted over 12,00 citations in the literature.

He is recognised internationally as one of the founders of the minimal intervention dentistry approach,

and his saliva and plaque diagnostic tests (sold by GC) are in worldwide use for caries risk assessment.

Danielle Begg

Danielle is the Co-founder & CEO of the Yoga Impact Charity, a not-for-profit providing evidence based trauma sensitive yoga programs that improve physical and psychological health. The Yoga Impact Charity partners with not-for-profit organisations, government and schools to provide yoga at no cost to groups of all ages healing from torture and trauma. In 2017, The Yoga Impact Charity delivered 250 trauma sensitive yoga classes in 12 locations.

Danielle is also an advocate of the inclusion of yoga within health services and has presented at a variety of workshops and conferences globally including the North American Refugee Health Conference in Toronto, Australia & New Zealand’s Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference, The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research Conference and Settlement Services International’s from Settlement to Belonging Conference.

Danielle recently completed Harvard Medical School's Global Mental Health Trauma and Recovery Certificate Program. She is also a certified yoga teacher and holds a Master of Science in Comparative Social Policy from The University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons) from The University of Queensland. She is a recipient of the Centenary Medal for her contribution to social justice. 

Dementia Australia will be presenting on treating the dementia patient


Klem is an experienced educator, workforce development manager, program facilitator, strategic workforce planner, executive coach, mediator and change-management leader. He has been successfully managing and delivering organisational development services in the Northern Territory for over 25 years. He was Head of Department - School of Business at Charles Darwin University for 18 years and spent 8 years as the Learning and Development Manager for Employee Assistance Service Australia.

Klem was a finalist in the Australian Institute of Management ‘Manager of the year award for not for profit organisation’ category in 2013. He joined Dementia Australia early 2017 and is responsible for providing Dementia Education throughout the Northern Territory.

I hour ‘workshop’ on Issues of Dementia


This session focuses on:

• the nature of dementia

• effective communication with people living with dementia

• the impact of dementia

• supportive environments

• understanding changed behaviours and developing effective responses

· Issues of informed consent

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