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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01 Jul
VMIAC is the peak consumer run organisation in Victoria, therefore, they work closely with people with lived experience of mental health challenges...
05 Jun
Big Feels @ Work is an audio resource for mental health professionals dealing with their own 'big feelings'. After great feedback on our first five...
04 Jun
The MHCC‘s report The right to be safe: ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient units was released in March 2018. This report examined...

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A practical guide to working with children and families through Telehealth

Families & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | Younger persons mental health | 2020

This resource from Emerging Minds aims to develop practitioners' knowledge and confidence in using Telehealth with children and families. It provides practical ideas on where to start, how to prepare and what to do during a session.

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LGBTIQA+ Policy Guide 2020

Diversity | 2020

The Equality Project developed the Australian LGBTIQA+ Policy Guide to ensure that lesbian, gay, bi+, trans, gender diverse, non-binary, intersex, queer, asexual and aromantic (ace and aro) people and their families experience genuine inclusion and the realisation of their human rights in Australia.

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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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