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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...

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Chris Leary is Nurse Practitioner: mental health who works in the 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 within the prison system. Chris holds two master's degrees in mental health nursing, including nurse practitioner, master of counselling, as well as a bachelor of science (psychology). He has a special interest in chronic diseases, the impact on mental health, and the importance of therapy based interventions to assist in the consumer’s journey while optimising positive outcomes.

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10 Total Rating(s)
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Nisha Shrestha Baidya
11 Mar 2019

good

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Nisha Shrestha Baidya
11 Mar 2019

Good information.

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Susan Mayne
04 Mar 2019

Good

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Astrid Thompson
22 Feb 2019

As I hope to gain employment in a Correctional Centre soon, I found this very informative & interesting.

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Kayla Lane
30 Jan 2019

Very Informative

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Billy Allen
31 Dec 2018

Great presentation I would have liked to hear more of this presentation.

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Jessica Blease
05 Nov 2018

The short video clip was really interesting.

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Yvonne Fischer
14 Jun 2018

Very useful information when working in forensic mental health

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Yvonne Fischer
14 Jun 2018

Very useful information when working in forensic mental health

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carin newman
05 Jun 2018

very good. Nice revision

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CPD17m of CPD
Rating
4
Total Rating(s)  10
Published18 April 2017
Expires10 April 2019
Topics
Mental Health
Correctional / Remand
Forensics
Legal
Ethics
Psychology
Psychosocial Considerations
Neuroscience
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