Professional Certificate in Youth Psychiatry

Professional Certificate in Youth Psychiatry


We’re excited to launch the Professional Certificate in Youth Psychiatry – a one year, graduate level program designed for psychiatry trainees seeking to specialise in youth mental health.

Developed by Orygen, Australia’s centre of excellence in youth mental health, the course is part-time and fully online – so you can study wherever and whenever you like.

Through lectures delivered by world-leading experts in research and clinical practice, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of key topic areas that will support a career in youth mental health, including:  

  • development of mental ill-health in young people;
  • evidence-based approaches to prevention as well as early intervention and clinical care in youth mental health; and
  • best practice engagement to optimise the therapeutic alliance with young people.

Read the course outline

Graduates of the Professional Certificate in Youth Psychiatry will receive recognition for prior learning if they choose to pursue further graduate courses in youth mental health delivered in partnership with the University of Melbourne.

The Professional Certificate in Youth Psychiatry commences 12 April 2021, with enrolments closing 5 March. The associated fee is $1000, inclusive of GST.

Upskill in key areas identified as core competencies for youth mental health psychiatry trainees. Join the revolution in mind – enrol now.

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