Dr Marshall Watson
Dr Marshall Watson is a descendant of the Noongar people of the south west of WA. He is a consultant psychiatrist, dual trained in both child and adolescent and forensic psychiatry. He is currently working in private practice and has previously been the clinical lead for forensic child and adolescent forensic mental health services is South Australia. Dr Watson is and associate researcher with the Telethon Kids Institute and is also a Chief investigator through the university of Queensland, for IMHIP-Youth: A multi-disciplinary collaboration to embed and evaluate a model of social and emotional wellbeing care for Indigenous adolescents who experience detention. Dr Watson sits the RANZCP's section of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Subcommittee. His professional interests include medical leadership, cultural competency in health care, and the mental health of young people both in the forensic system and out of home care.