Connect & Learn Webinar: Self Harm: When the body becomes the target, presented by Dr Vicki Phan on 10th August 2021

15 Nov 2021

There has been an increasing burden of self harm presentations and hospitalisations in Australia.


Through exploration of theoretical models of self harm, risk factors and review of attitudes and responses to self harm this webinar will assist participants to understand and respond to self harm presentations in clinical practice.


  1. Recognise the significance of self harm in Australia
  2. Develop an understanding of self harm and how it presents
  3. Learn approaches to managing self harm

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About the presenters

Dr. Vicky Phan: Vicky is an Addiction Psychiatrist working at Turning Point Eastern Treatment Services and a lecturer for the Master of Addictive Behaviours course at Monash University. She has completed specialist medical training in addiction psychiatry, and has postgraduate qualifications in psychiatry, public health, and alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Vicky has experience working across AOD and mental health services in both NSW and Victoria, and believes in a holistic and person-centred approach when working with people and their families. Her areas of special interest include mental health comorbidity, harm minimisation, pharmacotherapy, training and education.