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Psychopharmacology - A Workshop for Psychologists (Hobart)

Format Workshop
Presenters Dr Raimondo Bruno
Description This session will provide an introduction to psychopharmacology and the underlying physiological systems that are involved in common mental disorders. You will also be introduced to pharmacological interventions currently used in Australia for particular disorders, their mechanisms of action, and the evidence base for their effectiveness. The effects of these drugs on cognitive and behavioural function are also examined where these are relevant to the practice of clinical psychology.
About the presenter(s) Dr Raimondo Bruno is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology, and has been involved in the drug and alcohol sector for the past decade in numerous research and consultancy roles. He has strong research links with drug research institutes nationally, such as the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and the University of Sydney. He is a registered psychologist, and is the state representative to the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs, Co-Chair of the Pharmaceutical Misuse Working Group of the Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia, and an honorary fellow of Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre in Victoria.
Location TAS Metro, Australia
Venue SocSci Rm 109, School of Psychology, University of Tasmania
Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay, Hobart

Please contact the event organiser to confirm if this venue is wheelchair accessible
Start/End Date 7 Dec 2012
Time 9am - 4.30pm
Cost Free (sponsored by Tasmanian APS Clinical College)
Notes There are limited spaces and preference for registration will be given to APS members.
Organiser College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLIN) (TAS)
Contact Name Sarah Dawkins