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David Dossetor

David R Dossetor MD (Cantab), FRCP, FRCPsych, FRANZCP
Area Director of Mental Health at Children's Hospital at Westmead,
Clin Associate Professor Sydney Medical School,
Child Psychiatrist with a special interest in Autism and Intellectual Disability.


Current interests:

Emotion Based Social Skills Training: Partnership project with NSW Department of Education and Training to provide intensive intervention for primary school children  with high functioning autism and in mild intellectual disability. Project group led by Michelle Wong.

CHW School-link: a 4 year project to improve mental health in schools for children with intellectual disability through partnership primarily with SSPs that cater for ID: focusing on mental health education, pathways to care and prevention and early intervention.

Training of commmunity clinicians and publishing a book in partnership with Statewide Behaviour Intervention Service, ADHC on: Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disability: A framework for professional practice. Co edited by Donna White and Lesley Whatson, to be published by IP Communications: Melbourne mid 2010.

Multisite RCT of Fluoxetine in Autism, funded by NH&MRC grant.