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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03 Sep
The “Listen Up, Listen Louder” Conference is a unique consumer run event that will provide an avenue for people with a lived experience to be...
03 Sep
The MHPOD Upgrade is continuing to progress and is seeking interest from individuals who would be interested in being part of upcoming User Acceptance...
31 Jul
Safer Care Victoria’s Mental Health Clinical Network is looking for clinicians and consumers to join an expert working group and improve the way...

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Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs

Families & carers | Younger persons mental health | 2019

This paper, written by AIFS and Emerging Minds, provides managers, practice leaders, and other decision-makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs.

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Co-Design Resource Bank

Service development | 2019

Co-design is both a method and a mindset, underpinned by the belief that people are experts in their own lives. This page features a range of resources that can assist those in planning or delivering co-design.  The resources have been developed by TACSI in collaboration with Victorian mental health workforce and services. 

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Strategy for the Alcohol and Other Drug Peer Workforce in Victoria

Alcohol and other drugs | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately develop, support and sustain the AOD peer workforce. It aims to assist policy developers, funders, AOD peer workers and their employers to work towards a sustainable and thriving peer workforce. Pdf version.

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Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Consumer perspective | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the consumer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from consumer workers. Pdf version.

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