Upcoming events

Elsternwick
13 Nov
Consumer perspective, Families & carers
Based on the content designed for the Certificate IV Mental Health Peer Work, this 5 day training course will introduce you to the fundamentals...
Wellington, New Zealand
21 Nov
Consumer perspective
Run annually since 2011, the symposium brings service users together with their counterparts and allies to explore service user leadership and co...
Dandenong
26 Nov
Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making, Service development
Would you like to grow your connection and relationship with your clients? Would you like to help someone increase their sense of purpose, meaning and...

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

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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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. Word (accessible) version.

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VMIAC Seclusion Report

Consumer perspective | MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

VMIAC have released a "Seclusion report" which organises the publicly available data on seclusion rates by service over the last three years.

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