Upcoming events

Remote
20 Jan
Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making, Educator and trainer resources

On January 20th 2021, Voices Vic are offering a Free Information Session to share briefly about the Hearing Voices Approach and how our services are...

Remote
28 Jan
Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making, Educator and trainer resources

What is Voices Vic? Voices Vic is an award-winning and research supported specialist program improving the wellbeing and recovery of people who hear...

Online - Zoom
09 Feb
Consumer perspective, Families & carers

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

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...

Online

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

Online

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

Related resources

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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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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