Upcoming events

Online
21 Apr
Consumer perspective, Families & carers

"Engaging with Parents" is one hour session based on Emerging minds training module. The mental health recovery journey is multifaceted and connected...

Online - Live Stream
22 Apr
Families & carers, Trauma informed care

This workshop provides a basic introduction to core concepts of family therapy theory and practice. It will assist participants to develop new ways of...

Online - Live Stream
06 May
Families & carers, Trauma informed care, Family Violence

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

Other learning opportunities

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

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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...

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This topic follows Carer Participation and explores the role of carers working as advocates in non-government organisations or in the mental health...

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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