Invited presentations (2018)

ADS Practical Skills Course for First Year Trainees in Adult Endocrinology: Melbourne, Australia; 17 February

Hendrieckx C. Talking about blood glucose levels.


OzDAFNE Training Day: Melbourne, Australia; 19 February

Hendrieckx C. Diabetes Distress: what is it and how to identify and address.


Diabetes UK: London, United Kingdom; 14-16 March

Hendrieckx C. “I feel confident bringing out psychological issues, but I don’t know what to do next” In symposium: Weaving psychological principles into routine care.

Hendrieckx C & Speight J. Avoiding severe hypoglycaemia: Rethinking our focus on the long-term complications.


ADEA Vic Branch conference: Ballarat, Australia; 17 March

Ventura A. Is self-compassion the antidote to diabetes stigma and distress.


Baker / Diabetes Victoria health Professional Symposium: Melbourne, Australia; 4 May

Hendrieckx C. Emotional health and diabetes – practising tips for managing emotional distress in your clients


University of Western Sydney Forum: Diabetes tech and talk: innovation and integration in diabetes clinical care, self-management and prevention: Sydney, Australia; 18-19 May

Hendrieckx C. Human factors in the use of technology in Type 1 Diabetes – do we still need doctors?


Diabetes SA Annual Health Professional Seminar: Adelaide, Australia; 25 May

Hendrieckx C. Do you need to be a psychologist to provide psychological care?


Novo Nordisk Insulin Summit: Sydney, Australia; 26-27 May

Holmes-Truscott E. Overcoming barriers to initiating and advancing insulin therapy – the patient perspective.


Sanofi: Sales, Marketing and Medical Teams Conference: Melbourne, Australia – via videolink; 19 June 

Speight J. The psychological impact of hypoglycaemia and on daily diabetes self-management and quality of life.


World Congress on the Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications (WCPD10): Edinburgh, UK; 15-18 July 

Hendrieckx C. Diabetes and emotional health handbook & toolkit; resources to enhance consultation skills. In Symposium: Holt R, Sturt J, Hendrieckx C, Walker R: Addressing the psychological needs in routine diabetes consultations: the art of the possible.

Hendrieckx C. Reducing diabetes distress: what does research tell us about what works? In Symposium: Pouwer F, Hendrieckx C, Polonksy WH. Psychological approaches to reducing diabetes complications.


Australasian Diabetes Congress: Adelaide, Australia; 22-24 August 

Hendrieckx C. Reducing diabetes distress: what does the evidence tell us about what works?

Speight J. Avoiding problematic hypoglycaemia: time for some balance? In ADS Symposium: Hypoglycaemia.

Speight J. ADEA Plenary: Communication in diabetes care: how are we doing?

Speight J. Reflecting on their psychological impact to realise the potential of diabetes technologies. In ADS Symposium: Diabetes technologies – Shaking things up.


National Diabetes Forum, Parliament House: Canberra, Australia; 15 October

Speight J. Interlinking strategic diabetes management & the research agenda: Mental Health.


Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit, ADATS: Sydney, Australia; 19 October

Speight J. Automated insulin delivery: the experience to date for the provision of quality healthcare for adults with type 1 diabetes: Psychologist’s perspective.


National Association of Diabetes Centres: Best Practice in Diabetes Care: Sydney, Australia; 20 October 

Speight J. Psychological care and the Australian National Diabetes Strategy: whose role is it anyway?


3rd National Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia: Melbourne, Australia; 16 November 

Speight J. Social stigma in diabetes: a blindspot in diabetes research


‘Diabetes Management and Education’ specialisation course: College of Nursing & Health Sciences: Flinders University: Adelaide, Australia; 20 November 

Hendrieckx C. Diabetes & Emotional Health workshop.


Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network: Sydney, Australia – via video conference; 20 November

Speight J. Diabetes distress in teens with type 1 diabetes: have we been missing the point?