The Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL) is the central agency for public mental health workforce development in Victoria.

Our vision is to be the centrepiece for mental health learning in Victoria; leading and driving innovation that strengthens and sustains a flexible, curious, knowledgeable and recovery-focused workforce.

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13 Jun
The technical upgrade of MHPOD is continuing as planned with a scheduled completion date of 1 October 2018. New features are being developed within a...
11 Jun
If you're a current nursing student and you can demonstrate your interest in mental heath nursing as a possible career path, then you're eligible to...
21 May
The Chief Psychiatrists's Guideline on electroconvulsive treatment was first published in 2015. From this revised guideline: "This 2019 revision was...

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Cultural Competence in Australia: A Guide

Diversity | 2019

This FECCA report explores the importance and benefits of developing culturally and linguistically diverse workforces and its link with organisational cultural competence, markers of organisational cultural competence and cultural competence training.

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Lived experience (peer) workforce supervision

Therapeutic theory & practice | 2019

In this video, Donna Matthews, Cate Bourke and DL Turnbull share some of their thoughts and experience about lived experience (peer) workforce supervision in clinical mental health services.

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DHHS Mental health performance reports

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

Area mental health services are monitored quarterly against a suite of performance indicators. The department prepares quarterly summary reports detailing performance results for mental health services.

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VMIAC Seclusion Report

Consumer perspective | MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

VMIAC have released a "Seclusion report" which organises the publicly available data on seclusion rates by service over the last three years.

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