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Central Melbourne

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Experiences in adolescent health

Veronica Dempsey

Veronica will be speaking about her experiences in undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. She will also be discussing how her studies have improved her policing career as a police member at Portland, particularly in relation to dealing with young people.

Andrea Krelle from the Royal Children’s Hospital will also attend to speak more about the course content for the Graduate Diploma. Veronica will also be accompanied by David Broderick.

Veronica was the recipient of the Silk Miller Scholarship to study the Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health at the University of Melbourne. She is Acting Sergeant with Victoria Police and based in Portland.

Veronica Dempsey
Feb 28, 2017
Experiences in adolescent health
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Mar 07, 2017
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