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...
Parkville
14 Nov
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health
Family-Based Treatment (FBT) is recognised as the first line, evidence-based, early intervention model of care for adolescents with anorexia nervosa...
Parkville
14 Nov
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health
The impact of early psychosis is traumatic for young people and their families. The diagnosis of a psychosis can be stigmatising for families and they...

Other learning opportunities

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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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The National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health recognises that the best way to support child mental health is through early intervention and...

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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

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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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. Word (accessible) version.

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