Keynote Speaker Richard Allan Bryant
Richard Allan Bryant is a world expert in the mental health of people affected by adversity and trauma. He is Scientia Professor of Psychology at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Director of the UNSW Traumatic Stress Clinic and Westmead Institute for Medical Research. His main areas of research are post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and prolonged grief disorder. His keynote will outline current knowledge of the frequency and nature of PTSD in fire fighters as well as the screening and prevention of PTSD.