World Interfaith Harmony Week Breakfast 2017

04Feb2017

From 7:00 am until 9:00 am

At The Castle Hemmings Park

Princes Highway, Dandenong

Faith Communities Council of Victoria / interfaithofficer@interfaithnetwork.org.au phone: (03) 8774 7662

About the Speaker: Dr Naysun Saeedi completed his basic medical training in Queensland, and his psychiatry specialist training in Melbourne. His subspecialty is in child, adolescent and family psychiatry. He was the former director of the child and adolescent psychiatry service in Cairns, north Queensland and since his return to Melbourne, he has been working at the Monash Medical Centre as a child and adolescent psychiatrist and is also a lecturer at Monash University.

Born in Africa, to Iranian Baha’i parents, spending his primary school years in Iran, he and his family migrated to Australia in 1986 escaping the religious violence and persecution against Baha’is. He is a member of the Baha’i Faith community and of the Monash Baha’i Council.

His interests are in moral development of children and adolescents and he was the coordinator of the Education for Peace program’s Melbourne campus, a Baha’i inspired program of personal and spiritual development for teenagers.”

From his experience and wealth of knowledge, Naysun will be speaking on: 'Family Violence – Will it ever end? Exploring the ongoing impact of family violence on children and the complex role of faith'.

Return to event list