Charanjit Singh


M.M.Health (C. Sturt Uni. Aus.), B.Ed. (Curtin, Aus.) RN RMN RNT (London), P.G.C.E.A. (Surrey UK), Dip In Adult Cog.Beh.Psychotherapy (London), FANCMHN, MAACBT.

Lecturer (Mental Health)
Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist
Third Year Coordinator (BN Program)
PhD Candidate

Contact

t: 61 3 9904 4205
e: charanjit.singh@monash.edu
Charanjit’s Researcher Profile

Teaching

  • NUR2107 – Person centered mental health care
  • NUR3104 – Mental health practice 2
  • NUR5214 – Advanced therapeutic interaction in nursing
  • NUR2207 – Mental health clinical practice
  • NUR5008 – Cognitive behavioral therapy for mental health professionals
 

Research interests

  • professional burnout
  • learning needs of international students
  • multicultural issues in mental health delivery
  • psychological disorders and cognitive behavioral therapy
  • needs of CALDS and refugee/asylum seeker population
  • educational issues in mental health.
 

Professional affiliations

  • Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Inc ACMHN
  • Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy AACBT
 

Boards/committees

  • Faculty Equity & Diversity Committee
  • International Committee, Monash Nursing and Midwifery
  • External Advisory Mental Health Courses Committee (SONM)
  • Nursing Degrees Committee, Monash Nursing and Midwifery
  • Assessment CMC, Monash Nursing and Midwifery
  • Education Committee, Monash Nursing and Midwifery
  • Research Groups, Monash Nursing and Midwifery
 

Publications

Mc Intrye, M., Singh, C., Wiley, S.,Harder. K., & Stankiewicz, G. (2013) Recognition of refugee health nurses for the vital role they play in refugee mental health assessment. Contemporary Nurse (under review)

Cross, W. and Singh, C. (2012) Dual vulnerabilities: Mental illness in a culturally and linguistically diverse society. Contemporary Nurse (2012) 42(2): 156–166

Singh, C. (2011) Burnout in Mental Health Nurses. Australian Nursing Journal, Vol 19 No 4. Oct 11, 38-39.

Singh, C and Sellick, K. (2011) Accommodation Needs and Mental Illness. Australian Nursing Journal, Vol 19 No 4. Oct11, 42-43.

Singh, C., Bartle, M. Hurrell A., Slater, & H. Hemmingway, S. (2009). International mental health nursing student placements: reflections of planning, supporting and experiences "Downunder". Mental Health Nursing, 29(4), 9-14.

Cross, W. Singh C. M, Arnott, A., Graham, C., O’Connor, D., Dowling, R.,& Sommerville. E. (2008) Exploring staff perceptions of a youth early psychosis program. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 17, Supplement 1, A 5.

Singh.C, Wang C-W, Ives. G, Bird.B (2008) The Learning Experiences of Taiwanese Nursing Students Studying in Australia, Journal of Transcultural  Nursing, Vol 19 No2 April pp 140-150.

Singh.C, (2001) Psychiatric Assessment? Don’t Despair! A Simple and Effective Approach for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Workers. The Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 24(4), 7-9.

Singh. C & Jeeawody B (1993) Professional Enhancement Program For Nurses Through Preceptorship Vol 1: Manual for Students, Open Learning Institute Charles Sturt University ISBN 1 875781 07 4

Singh. C (1998), Mental Health Workers in Rural and Remote Areas of New South Wales Australia in Quality of Life In Rural Australia, Centre for Rural Social Research Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, pp 25-29.

 

Conference presentations

Singh, C. (2012) The Well Aged/Elderly and Sexuality. A definite need to be aired. 38th International Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Conference held in Darwin, 2nd October 2012 – 5th October 2012.

Singh, C (2012) A Cognitive Behavioral Approach in Multicultural Assessment of the Mentally Ill Client. A Multimodal Approach –a modified version of the BASIC ID. 38th International Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Conference held in Darwin, 2nd October 2012 – 5th October 2012.

Singh,C. (2010)The Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy Course For Mental Health Nurses in Australia. A Definite Need?

Singh,C. (2010) Meeting the Accommodation Needs of People with Mental Illness Victoria Australia. A Collaborative Pilot study. 36th International Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Conference held in Hobart, 30 August - 02 September 2010.

Singh, C (2007) The Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Agoraphobia – A Clinical Study, Conference Proceedings , 8th Victorian Collaborative Psychiatric Nursing Conference, Monee Ponds Victoria Australia

Singh, C (2005). Are You Just Tired or Suffering from Burnout? An Overview of Occupational Stress and Burnout in the Nursing Profession. Conference proceedings “Health, Culture and Nursing” International Nursing Conference, Fudan University Shanghai, China.

Singh, C (2005). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Workshop – A Multimodal Psychotherapeutic Assessment Tool, - A Consortium of Psychiatric Nurses, 6th Southern Alliance Conference(Mental Health), Dandenong, Victoria, Australia

Singh, C (2004). Burnout in the Nursing Profession, Malaysian Nurses Association in Collaboration with Monash University Malaysia Nursing Conference, Conference Proceedings: Work, Work, Work: The Working Life of Nurses, Monash University, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Singh, C (2004), A Comparative Study of Burnout –Metropolitan and Rural Mental Health Nurses . Malaysian Nurses Association in Collaboration with Monash University Malaysia Nursing Conference Proceedings, Work, Work, Work: The Working Life of Nurses, Monash University, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Singh, C (2004). Series of Workshops in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Training Research Education, Peninsula Health Psychiatric Service, Frankston Hospital, Victoria,  T.R.E.E.1 (2)

Singh.C, (2003) Burnout: A Comparative Study Between Metropolitan and Rural Mental Health Nurses in Australia, Conference Proceedings 29th International Conference Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Singh, C , Westerway, J. Kanowski, L and Begg, J .(1997) Insight Paper Delivered at the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Workers’ Conference, Sydney  28-30th April 1997

Singh, C. (1997) The Diploma of Health Science Course: Aboriginal Mental Health Workers Course, Partnerships Working Together. Paper Delivered at the Australian National Association for Mental Health Conference, Canberra, August 1997.

Singh, C (1997) Mental Health Workforce: Education & Training Needs in Rural & Remote New South Wales- Findings of A Research Project. Paper Delivered at the “Towards 2000 Rural National Conference, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.

Singh C, Kanowski, L (1996) The Professional Edge For Aboriginal Mental Health Workers: A Collaborative Approach, Published in the Proceedings of the 6th Annual THEMS Conference, The Mental Health Services Conference of Australia and New Zealand.

Singh C, Kanowski, L, Thomas, S. (1996) Aboriginal Mental Health Workers Course, A Collaborative Approach, Paper delivered at the 1st Private National Aboriginal Conference, Canberra.