Mental Health in Prisons

17m of CPD
Chris Leary
10 April 2016

When Chris was called in to assess one of his patients at the prison, he never thought the reason behind the erratic and disordered behaviour would be hot chips and gravy. Join Queensland's only mental health Nurse Practitioner as he talks about his daily experiences of prison mental health work, and all the surprising stories he learns along the way...

Educator(s)

Chris Leary

Educator

Chris Leary is Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working In West Morten Area Health Service. He has 25 years' experience working in mental health and has worked in several areas including Consultation Liaison Psychiatry and Primary Mental Health with the prison system. Chris holds two Master's degrees in Mental Health Nursing including Nurse Practitioner, Masters of Counselling and Bachelor of Science (Psychology). He has a special interest in chronic diseases and the impact on mental health and the importance of therapy based interventions to assist in the consumer’s journey whilst optimising positive outcomes.

Comments

Yvonne Fischer14 Jun 2018
Very useful information when working in forensic mental health

Yvonne Fischer14 Jun 2018
Very useful information when working in forensic mental health

carin newman05 Jun 2018
very good. Nice revision

Nicholas Stewart Cleave29 May 2018
Very good

Keith Wolf27 Dec 2017
A revision of what I already know

Norest Mashonganyika23 Dec 2017
very well done

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