Upcoming events

Live Streaming via Zoom
06 Nov
Families & carers, Trauma informed care

The Bouverie Centre's Guidelines for Trauma-Informed Family Sensitive Practice in Adult Health Services highlight the large number of people entering...

Online
10 Nov
Consumer perspective, Families & carers

An essential introduction to peer work for consumers and carers who are, or who want to be peer workers.

Live Streaming via Zoom
11 Nov
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice

This one-day workshop utilises a combination of theoretical input, filmed examples, and interactive exercises in considering the implications of grief...

Other learning opportunities

Online

Designed to promote, support and enhance mental health practitioners' work with interpreters, across a range of mental health settings.
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Online

This course explores mental health for children aged 0-12 years. It will help practitioners to identify the factors that support positive mental...

Online

When a person experiences mental illness, the care provided by family members, friends and other people often exceeds the usual expectations of a...

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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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Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan, 2019: The consumer and carer perspective

Consumer perspective | Families & carers | 2019

The National Mental Health Commission has released a report outlining consumer and carer experiences of mental health care as part of the Commission’s role in independently monitoring and reporting on progress of the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.

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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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Strategy for the Family Carer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Families & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

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

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