Senior Lecturer, Law and Social Work, RMIT University
Chris Maylea is a Senior Lecturer at RMIT University, an experienced mental health social worker and practising lawyer. He is the Chair of the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) and the author over 40 peer reviewed publications and reports, as well as Law for Social Work, published by Macmillan in 2020. Chris has managed mental health services and researched extensively in the area of mental health law.
Mental health inpatient units should be safe and healing places. But weve found women staying in these units are being threatened, harassed and sexually and physically assaulted by men. These are mostly men also staying...