Upcoming events

Online
28 Sep
Families & carers, Recovery & supported decision making, Workplace wellbeing & practice support, Younger persons mental health, Educator and trainer resources

This co-facilitated course explores different lived experience and professional views on Mindfulness. You’ll get practical experience for learning...

Live via Zoom
30 Sep
Families & carers, Trauma informed care

This workshop focuses on working systemically with families (non-offending parent, children, grandparents etc) in the aftermath of domestic and family...

Webinar
06 Oct
Families & carers, Service development

In anticipation of the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria's 'broken' mental health system, questions arise about what a...

Other learning opportunities

Online

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

This course explores mental health for children aged 0-12 years. It will help practitioners to identify the factors that support positive mental...

Online

When a person experiences mental illness, the care provided by family members, friends and other people often exceeds the usual expectations of a...

Related resources

A practical guide to working with children and families through Telehealth

Families & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | Younger persons mental health | 2020

This resource from Emerging Minds aims to develop practitioners' knowledge and confidence in using Telehealth with children and families. It provides practical ideas on where to start, how to prepare and what to do during a session.

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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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Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs

Families & carers | Younger persons mental health | 2019

This paper, written by AIFS and Emerging Minds, provides managers, practice leaders, and other decision-makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs.

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Strategy for the Family Carer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Families & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the family carer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from family carer workers. Pdf version.

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