Lecture Overview

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...

Educators

Chris Leary

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.

Reviews

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The short video clip was really interesting.

Jessica Blease
05 Nov 2018

Very useful information when working in forensic mental health

Yvonne Fischer
14 Jun 2018

Very useful information when working in forensic mental health

Yvonne Fischer
14 Jun 2018

very good. Nice revision

carin newman
05 Jun 2018

Very good

Nicholas Stewart Cleave
29 May 2018

A revision of what I already know

Keith Wolf
27 Dec 2017

very well done

Norest Mashonganyika
23 Dec 2017