• What is Tuning in to Kids?

    Tuning in to Kids is a 6 session group parenting program that helps children learn to understand and regulate their emotions.  Click here to find our more about Tuning in to Kids.

Welcome to Mindful

Mindful Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health is the state-wide unit responsible for the delivery of postgraduate courses, training programs, professional development and research programs in child and adolescent mental health.

Mindful is jointly auspiced by the University of Melbourne and Monash University and is funded by a Department of Health grant. We are located within the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne and based at Travancore.

Mindful Events

  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule Second Edition (ADOS-2) 23-24 May 2019 Course Full

    23 May 2019

    Presenter: Deborah Sweeney

  • ASD & Anxiety 31 May 2019

    31 May 2019

    Presenter: Dr Fiona Zandt

  • ASD & Adult Mental Health - 7th June 2019

    07 June 2019

    Presenter: Orygen Youth Health and The Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • ADOS-2 Coding and Reliability - Half day workshop 20 June 2019

    20 June 2019

    Presenter: Deborah Sweeney

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Saturday 18 May 2019 - 9am - 4:30pm

MHYF Vic invites professionals in health, mental health and human services to this one day Seminar to be held at Mindful.

For detailed informatoin please CLICK HERE



Tuning in to Kids is an innovative and interactive evidence-based group parenting program that helps parents teach their children to understand and regulate their emotions.  Click her for more information about this training.


Developmental Psychiatry Course (DPC) is a one year part time course designed for professionals who aim to develop their knowledge and skills in assessing children, adolescents and families presenting with a variety of social, emotional, behavioural and developmental difficulties.

Click here for more information about the DPC.