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Fears family violence is going undetected by psychiatrists

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Guardian, Thu 10 May 2018 04.00 AEST
Half of Australia’s psychiatrists are receiving less than two hours of formal training in how to deal with family violence, a study has found.
The finding has raised fears family violence may be going undetected by psychiatrists, and prompted calls for a more comprehensive training regimen.

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New standards of care for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents

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The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, 2017 The first Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents, led Led by the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, have been released. Dr Michelle Telfer, Head of Adolescent Medicine and Gender Services at the RCH, says health professionals, such as GPs, school counsellors and...

SA Practitioners List for Trans* Health

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Trans* Health South Australia, Updated 6th February 2017 The SA Practitioners List: A Community Directory for Sex and Gender Diverse Persons in South Australia has been updated. The list was compiled by gender diverse community members last year, and is continually undergoing development to attempt to better reflect community needs. It features GPs, psychiatrists, endocrinologists, counselling...

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