Upcoming events

Broadmeadows
01 Aug
Consumer perspective, Diversity, Service development, Therapeutic theory & practice, Educator and trainer resources
The ‘Doing it differently: Putting 'community' at the centre of mental health practice’ forum aims to showcase communities and services finding...
Fitzroy
21 Aug
Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice
Topic: Psychics, doctors psychologists & friends: Consumer rated effectiveness of consultations for stress and emotional problems Speaker: John...
Kew
04 Sep
Consumer perspective, Workplace wellbeing & practice support
At the completion of this workshop, participants should be able to: Clarify the context and purpose for using lived experience Determine boundaries of...

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

Real Lives Real Jobs

Consumer perspective | Service development | 2019

This study was conducted to gain a better understanding of the consumer workforce and make recommendations for systematic planning, support and career development of the workforce to ensure the growth and sustainability of this workforce.

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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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