Subcommittees for Advanced Training (SATs)

The Subcommittees for Advanced Training (SATs) are responsible for the implementation and review of Advanced Training regulations. 

The Subcommittees for Advanced Training include:

  • Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Addiction Psychiatry – responsible for the implementation and review of Addiction Psychiatry Advanced Training regulations.
  • Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Adult Psychiatry – responsible for the implementation and review of Adult Psychiatry Advanced Training regulations.
  • Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – responsible for the implementation and review of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Advanced Training regulations.
  • Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry – responsible for the implementation and review of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Advanced Training regulations.
  • Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Forensic Psychiatry – responsible for the implementation and review of Forensic Psychiatry Advanced Training regulations.
  • Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Psychiatry of Old Age – responsible for the implementation and review of Psychiatry of Old Age Advanced Training regulations.
  • Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Psychotherapies Psychiatry – responsible for the implementation and review of Psychotherapies Psychiatry Advanced Training regulations.

The Subcommittees for Advanced Training report to the Committee for Training (CFT).

Subcommittees for Advanced Training Regulations [PDF; 157 KB]

Note: The Regulations are currently under review.  If you have any questions, please contact ranzcp@ranzcp.org.

Subcommittee Chairs and Contact Information

The current Chairs of each Subcommittee for Advanced Training are as follows.  Each can be contacted via training@ranzcp.org.

Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Addiction Psychiatry Dr Basanth Kenchaiah
Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Adult Psychiatry Dr Michelle Atchison
Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Dr Sally Tregenza
Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Dr Sara Ghaly
Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Forensic Psychiatry Dr Fiona Best
Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Psychiatry of Old Age TBC
Subcommittee for Advanced Training in Psychotherapies Psychiatry A/Prof Loyola McLean

Subcommittee Member Commitment Required

Subcommittee key responsibilities include:

  • accreditation of respective Advanced Training programs.
  • determining training requirements for completion of the relevant Certificate of Advanced Training.
  • monitoring and oversight of relevant elements of the respective Advanced Training program as required.

Meeting frequency:

The Subcommittees typically meet 4 times per calendar year:

  • 1 face-to-face meeting held in Melbourne (duration of approximately 8 hours)
  • 3 videoconference meetings (duration of approximately 1 hour for each meeting).  

Each Subcommittee Chair will also be a Member of the Committee for Training (ex-officio).

A Subcommittee member may also be required to respond to emails between formal meetings.


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