Upcoming events

Brunswick
19 Feb
Families & carers, Younger persons mental health

This one day workshop will explore the determinants and contexts that underpin the use of violence by adolescents against parents/carers. It will then...

Travancore
05 Mar
Assessment & intervention, Families & carers, MH policy, systems & legislation, Therapeutic theory & practice

Parental separation is a challenging time for most children however, it can be particularly challenging for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder...

Moorabbin
30 Mar
Families & carers, Recovery & supported decision making

This course is great if you: Want to talk about who takes responsibility for someone's health: Who makes health decisions? What roles do family &...

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

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

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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