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Tasmania - Organisation

Children's Psychiatric Service Launceston (1971 - 1990?)

From
1971
To
1990?
Categories
Government Agency
Alternative Names
  • Combined Children's Centre (Also known as)
  • Wellington Street Clinic (Also known as, 1975 - )

The Children's Psychiatric Service Launceston, run by the Mental Health Services Commission, opened in about 1971. It had a multidisciplinary team that used a community and family orientated approach to working with children. The Service, which became the Wellington Street Clinic, appears to have closed or been replaced in the late 1980s or early 1990s.

Details

Members of the team visited Ashley Home for Boys.

In about 1975, the Service became the Wellington Street Clinic.

It began holding regular sessions on the north-west coast in 1984.

Location

1971 - 1990?
Location - The Children's Psychiatric Service Launceston was located in Launceston. Location: Launceston

Related Organisations

Publications

Reports

  • The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1971-72, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1972. Details
  • The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1970-71, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1972. Details
  • The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1973-74, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1974. Details
  • The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1974-75, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1975. Details
  • The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1974-75, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1975. Details
  • The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1979-80, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1980. Details
  • The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1983-4, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1985. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1970-71, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1972; The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1971-72, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1972; The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1973-74, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1974; The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1974-75, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1975; The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1974-75, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1975; The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1979-80, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1980; The Mental Health Services Commission: report for the year 1983-4, The Mental Health Services Commission, Hobart, 1985.

Prepared by: Caroline Evans