This workshop for psychiatrists, psychologist and other mental health clinicians will cover such topics as:
•working with people with complex diagnoses,
•working as a multidisciplinary teams across both inpatient and outpatient setting,
•managing deliberate self harm and suicidal ideation.
There will be plenty of opportunities to discuss the complex clinical situations that you come across in your clinical practice.
Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided
Venue: Alan Bray Room, University of Tasmania University Club,
Dobson Road, Sandy Bay, TASMANIA 7005
8.30AM till 4.30PM
About the presenter - Associate Prof Sathya Rao is the Executive Clinical Director of Spectrum, Personality Disorder Service for Victoria, Australia. He is also the Deputy President of the Australian BPD Foundation.
He was a member of BPD Guidelines Development Committee of the National Health & Medical Research Council.
A/Prof Rao has presented academic papers in national and international conferences and has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences. He has co-authored a book on BPD, contributed chapters on personality disorders to books and published papers in the field of BPD. He provides peer reviews for academic journals.
He is a psychiatrist and a psychotherapist who is a passionate advocate for BPD and has a keen interest in developing models of care for BPD. He provides secondary consultations and second opinions for patients with complex presentations of personality disorders in Victoria and interstate. He has been extensively involved in teaching and training activities.