Music Teacher Wellbeing with Dr Kasinathan & AUSTA NSW AGM

23feb10:30 am12:30 amMusic Teacher Wellbeing with Dr Kasinathan & AUSTA NSW AGM

Event Details

10:30am:  A talk on wellbeing for music teachers and their students by Dr.John Kasinathan, child and young adult psychologist.
11:30am : AUSTA NSW’s Annual General Meeting

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Dr John Kasinathan

Dr Kasinathan graduated with First Class Honours in Medicine from the University of Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) and holds Certification of Advanced Training in Forensic Psychiatry. He is an Accredited Supervisor in Forensic Psychiatry, an Accredited RANZCP Examiner and active member of the Committees for Therapeutic Interventions and Evidence-Based Practice, Special Interest Group in Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry, Committee of the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry, NSW Branch Committee and the Editorial Committee for Australasian Psychiatry. He holds Master’s degrees in Psychiatry (NSW Institute of Psychiatry) and Forensic Mental Health (University of NSW).

Dr Kasinathan is a Conjoint Lecturer with the School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW; lecturing medical students and postgraduate Master’s students. He is a Visiting Fellow with the Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University (ANU). Dr Kasinathan is experienced in providing psychiatric reports and expert opinions to the Children’s Court, Family Court, Local Court, District Court, Supreme Court and Mental Health Tribunal in the ACT and NSW. He is a WorkCover NSW and Motor Accident Authority Trained Assessor of Permanent Impairment.

His specialist appointments are with Justice Health (NSW), as the lead Forensic Psychiatrist for the high-secure Adolescent Unit in the Forensic Hospital, the only Unit of it’s kind in Australia, and principal Forensic Psychiatrist to the only Youth Justice centre in the ACT. He is the lead Forensic Psychiatrist with the Forensic Mental Health Service in Canberra and has a private practice in Macquarie Street, Sydney. His expertise includes the assessment and management of mental disorders in adolescents and adults; including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychosis, PTSD, ADHD, sexual deviant disorders, autism spectrum disorder and issues related to intellectual disability.

Dr Kasinathan has presented at local and international conferences on topics relating to forensic psychiatry and mental disorders in adolescents and adults. He has completed formal courses on assessing violence risk, risk assessment in mentally ill persons, evaluating psychopathy and aggression management. His research interests include the prediction of imminent aggression in young offenders with a mental illness and screening for self-harm in prisoners. Dr Kasinathan holds full unconditional medical practitioner and specialist registration with the Medical Board in all States and Territories of Australia.



23/02/2020 10:30 am - 12:30 am(GMT+00:00)