Administration, Institutions and Services - PSCY9904

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Psychiatry

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 99

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The course will cover the functioning and roles of: The Probation and Parole Board; The SORC Advisory Board; Mental Health Review Tribunal; HCC – the Commission; Australian and NZ Royal College of Psychiatrists; The Medical Board and professional conduct; Fitness to practice; Health Department; The Convention on Human Rights. Also covered are the Code of Conduct of: Corrections and the Prison Medical Service; Forensic Mental Health Hospital; Area Health Special Forensic Units and Hospitals; regional secure units and forensic services in UK, Canada, NZ and USA; the forensic aspects of psychiatry in the armed forces; The Probation and Parole Service; special programs such as Sex Offenders, Violence and Drug and Alcohol.

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