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Fitzroy
20 Jul
Consumer perspective

Topic - Spirituality, spiritual care and mental health: What’s the correlation? Speakers - Evan Bichara, Hannah Friebel, Maria Dimopoulos, Kevin...

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16 Aug
Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making

Note: The Hearing Voices Approach and Training have been developed around the world by people with Lived Experience. Event description: This course is...

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

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'Consumer participation' is a familiar phrase in mental health settings, incorporating several conceptual, ethical, political and practical challenges...

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Peer contributions to the field of mental health are made through direct support (both within and alongside traditional mental health services)...

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National Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development Guidelines

Consumer perspective | Families & carers | Service development | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2021

The Guidelines are intended to inform employers and funding bodies and to support change across the mental health sector by improving understanding of the benefits of the Lived Experience workforce and by supporting employers to assess their local readiness and prioritise activities.

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Consumer perspective supervision summary of resources

Consumer perspective | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

A companion resource for the Consumer Perspective Supervision framework. To assist trainers, supervisors and anyone else that would like further resources related to CPS and supervision models.

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Self-advocacy for the NDIS (mental health)

Consumer perspective | Recovery & supported decision making | 2020

This booklet from IMHA is for people who experience mental illness and want to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The booklet contains 9 modules including "Learning how to self advocate", "NDIS plan preparation" and one module for support people.

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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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