Upcoming events

23 Apr

People with intellectual disability experience high rates of mental illness yet often have difficulty in accessing services and getting appropriate...

24 Apr

The Centre for Mental Health Learning is excited to announce a new Enrolled Nurse Introduction to Mental Health Day! The training is for Enrolled...

25 Jun

The VDDS will present a case that illustrates some of the difficulties in the assessment and management of people with intellectual disability. which...

Other learning opportunities

On request training

Practical ways for mental health workers to align everyday practice with the human rights principles that underpin supported decision-making...


The rights and responsibilities of citizenship are available to all members of our society. Many people who experience mental illness or have had...


In mental health services, the consumer's right to privacy and the practitioner's promise to maintain confidentiality is the cornerstone of the...

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