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Dr

Karl Andriessen

Research Fellow In Mental Health
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
Bereavement
Grief
Adolescents
Suicide
Help-seeking
Suicidal behaviour
Suicide prevention
Adolescent mental health
Media and suicide
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Dr

Karl Andriessen

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Mental Health
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Dr

Karl Andriessen

 

Dr Karl Andriessen is a NHMRC Early Career Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the UNSW School of Psychiatry, Sydney, and a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven-University of Leuven, Belgium. He is a well-known researcher in the field of suicide bereavement and prevention, and worked in Australia, Belgium, and internationally.

His involvement is rooted in clinical practice, starting 30 years ago as a Social Worker in youth and family counselling, and telephone crisis lines, followed by leading positions in suicide prevention, bereavement, helplines, community mental health centres, and policy development.Karl holds a Master in Suicidology (Griffith University, 2006), and a PhD (2018) from the School of Psychiatry, UNSW, Sydney. He is the recipient of several (inter-)national awards, and served as Chair of the IASP Special Interest Group on Suicide Bereavement (2002-2015). He is an advisor to several projects in the field of mental health, suicide prevention and bereavement, and is the principal editor of “Postvention in action”, the world first “International handbook of suicide bereavement support” (Hogrefe, 2017).

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2017

Outstanding International Health Alumnus of the Year Award

Griffith University, Brisbane

2017

AISRAP Outstanding International Alumni of the Year Award

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP)

2017

AISRAP Outstanding Alumni of the Year Award

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP)

2014

PhD Scholarship 2014-2018

Anika Foundation for Adolescent Depression and Suicide

2006

Award for Academic Excellence

Griffith University, Brisbane

2005

IASP Norman Farberow Postvention Award

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

2019

NHMRCF - NHMRC Fellowship


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Research Fellow In Mental Health

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Conjoint Senior Lecturer

School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales

Member

International Association for Youth Mental Health

Member

Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA)

Member

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Board Member Until 2016

Postvention Australia

Research Fellow (Since Oct 2018), Associated Researcher (Apr 2013 - Oct 2018)

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven - University of Leuven

Member

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)

Including Special Interest Group (Sig) On Suicide Bereavement And Postvention, And Sig On Media And Suicide

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

Education


PhD, UNSW School of Psychiatry, Sydney

University of New South Wales

Participative Leadership

Stichting Lodewijk De Raet

Master of Suicidology, Griffith University, Brisbane

Griffith University

Bachelor of Social Work

University College of Antwerp