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Term Descriptions - Advanced Training

Clinical

By the completion of advanced training within your chosen subspecialty, you shall be able to:
(i)         Perform a comprehensive assessment of people with a range of psychiatric disorders. The assessment should demonstrate a consultant standard sophistication in integrating biological, psychological and sociocultural aspects.
(ii)        Develop a comprehensive, practical management plan on the basis of (i) above, and demonstrate the capacity to anticipate potential difficulties that may arise during implementation
(iii)       Competently utilise a range of psychotherapeutic interventions, and select the most appropriate one for an individual's circumstances.

Leadership and Management in Psychiatry

By the completion of advanced training within your chosen subspecialty, you shall be able to:

  1. Understand the basic competencies required in management roles
  2. Understand the national health policy framework within which psychiatry and mental health services are delivered
  3. Understand the national health policy framework within which psychiatry and mental health services are delivered
  4. Articulate the opportunities and challenges within management roles for clinicians which differ from clinical roles
  5. Demonstrate the capacity to engage in discussion around funding models for mental health and be able to debate more than one frame of reference
  6. Demonstrate understanding of organisational change theory and how it can be applied to mental health services
  7. Understand how a Quality Improvement activity might work in a service setting
  8. Understand how to increase the engagement of people with mental health problems and mental illness in mental health services
  9.  Understand how to apply adult learning concepts to the management of career transitions and the stresses inherent in undertaking management and leadership roles for psychiatrists.

 

End-of-Term Training Evaluation
These are sent electronically to all trainees, twice per annum at the end of each term.  It is expected that trainees will complete the evaluation forms and return for analysis.  Evaluations assist in improving supervision and training for trainees.