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Dr Tam Cai Lian is the Associate Professor of the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. She is a counselling psychologist, a registered counsellor from the Board of Counsellors Malaysia and panel counsellor for the Board of Council Malaysia. Dr Tam has a special interest in the variety of challenges facing adolescents in modern Malaysia. She has a particular emphasis on the special areas which include contributory factors of drug abuse and the effects of counselling on mental health and wellbeing among the multi-ethnic groups. Currently, Dr Tam is the coordinator for Master of Professional Counselling (MoPC), Monash University Malaysia and the unit coordinator for Children and Adolescents Counselling, Counselling Skills: Individuals and Couple for the MoPC program.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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