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Training for psychiatry registrars 

Psychiatric Registrar Rotational Position

Originating from an existing partnership with St Vincent’s Mental Health service, an advanced psychiatry registrar training position was introduced at VTMH in 2011. Currently offered as a one year or six month rotation, the VTMH psychiatry registrar splits learning and practice between VTMH and The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (Foundation House). The rotation allows registrars to gain skills in psychotherapy with refugees, general adult outpatient transcultural psychiatry, to undertake research opportunities, and to engage in Education and Service Development initiatives with external mental health services.

Masters of Psychiatry – Transcultural Selective, University of Melbourne

VTMH coordinates and delivers training for the six week transcultural selective as part of a psychiatry registrar’s training in completing the mandatory Masters of Psychiatry.

Tailored In-Service Training in Cultural Assessment

Interactive workshops for medical staff at a registrar’s workplace (negotiated through VTMH partnerships).

For further information on any of these programs, contact us.