Shand

Fiona Shand

B Sc (hons) Psych; M Clin Psych, PhD

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Black Dog Institute

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Fiona is a Senior Research Fellow at the Black Dog Institute and the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention, a clinical psychologist in private practice, and Research Director of the LifeSpan project, a large, multi-level model of community wide suicide prevention being rolled out in five regions.

Fiona holds a NHMRC TRIP fellowship to further the implementation of improvements to care following a suicidal crisis. Her other research spans e-mental health interventions for at-risk populations, Indigenous suicide prevention, and health service research. Her team has completed the first Australian randomised controlled trial of a suicide prevention intervention with Aboriginal youth, using an app to deliver therapy.

Research areas:
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
  • Suicidal behaviour(suicidal ideation, suicidal risk, suicide attempt)
  • Interventions
  • Settings (workplaces, mental health services, education, communities)
Available for:
  • Research opportunities
  • Funding
  • Innovative approaches to suicide prevention
  • Collaboration with Australian suicide prevention services, programs and resources
Shand
Fiona Shand

Primary Research Focus:
Suicide Prevention

Works with:
Black Dog Institute

Learn more