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Monthly Archives - January 2021

Congratulations to our mental health nurse cadets from our nursing cadetship

Congratulations to our nurse cadets!

Four nurses have completed Forensicare’s first-ever Nursing Cadetship Program. The six-month program is open to third-year Bachelor of Nursing students in their last semester of study to help them gain a better understanding of working in forensic mental health as a nurse. Of the four nurses who completed the cadetship in December 2020, three are continuing into the Forensicare Graduate Nurse Program this year.  Emily Anderson, who had completed three placements of work experience at Forensicare prior to the program, said it’s [...]

Pictured is Stephane Shepherd and Justin Trouson, who won research awards last year.

Two Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science staff members win research awards

Associate Professor Stephane Shepherd and Dr Justin Trouson from the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science (CFBS) have been honoured with two notable awards recognising their mental health research.2020 Victoria Multiculturalism Commission Justice Award – Associate Professor Stephane ShepherdDr Stephane Shepherd was awarded the 2020 Victoria Multiculturalism Commission Justice Award for his work developing research on cross-cultural issues at the intersection of psychology and the Australian criminal justice system.Stephane explores the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse people in [...]