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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19 May
Occupational Therapy Australia is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2020 Mental Health Forum on Monday 16 November in Melbourne. The forum...
12 May
2020 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale - the world’s most famous nurse. Let’s celebrate you – Victoria’s mental health...
07 May
From the Centre for Psychiatric Nursing: We all know that we couldn’t expect to prepare for and hold our 21st conference in August. But we are as keen...

Recently added resources

A Brief Guide To Using Telehealth from MindSpot

Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020

This guide is designed to support mental health professionals (practitioners) to learn to safely and effectively use telephone and video technology (telehealth) to deliver mental health services. MindSpot is funded by the Australian Government.

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Pandemic Kindness Movement

Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020

The Pandemic Kindness Movement was created by clinicians across Australia, working together to support all health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have curated respected, evidence-informed resources and links to valuable services to support the wellbeing of the health workforce.

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Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Interim Report

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

The Royal Commission interim report contains a number of priority recommendations that address immediate needs and lay the foundations for a new approach to mental health. This is the first of two major reports by the Commission and represents a stocktake of what the Commission has learned so far.

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Getting started with Telehealth

Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020

This page from the Telehealth Victoria - Community of Practice links to new guides on digital practice and telehealth.

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