Upcoming events

27 May
Have you ever wondered how to have a conversation about spiritual beliefs which aid a person’s recovery from a mental illness? Spiritual Health...
04 Jun
Assessment & intervention, Diversity
The aim of the workshop is for area mental health staff to understand the difficulties in the assessment of people with intellectual disability and to...
12 Jun
Assessment & intervention, Diversity, Therapeutic theory & practice
This workshop will assist participants to respond to the needs of all family members when a loved one is transitioning gender. When a family member...

Other learning opportunities


This online learning resource is designed to orient staff to cultural diversity and introduce program leaders and practitioners to key issues. A...


Designed to assist mental health practitioners to focus on cultural aspects of mental health and well-being in assessment. Divided into four sections...


Designed to promote, support and enhance mental health practitioners' work with interpreters, across a range of mental health settings. Divided into...

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Diversity | 2019

This FECCA report explores the importance and benefits of developing culturally and linguistically diverse workforces and its link with organisational cultural competence, markers of organisational cultural competence and cultural competence training.

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The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient units

Diversity | Trauma informed care | 2018

This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.

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Aust Standards of Care & Treatment Guidelines: For trans and gender diverse children and adolescents

Diversity | 2018

The Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines (ASOCTG) aim to maximise quality care provision to trans and gender diverse children and adolescents across Australia, whilst recognising the unique circumstances of providing such care to this population.

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Aged Care Diversity Framework

Diversity | Older persons mental health | 2017

The Diversity Framework seeks to embed diversity in the design and delivery of aged care; and support action to address perceived or actual barriers to consumers accessing safe, equitable and quality aged care, while enabling consumers and carers to be partners in this process.

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