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10 Oct
Assessment & intervention, MH policy, systems & legislation, Therapeutic theory & practice

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that occurs at high rates in people with autism and intellectual disability. It is often difficult to diagnose...

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17 Oct
Assessment & intervention, MH policy, systems & legislation, Therapeutic theory & practice

Behavioural management of adults with ID is often poorly taught and understood within the mental health service system. This webinar provides an...

Melbourne
25 Oct
MH policy, systems & legislation

Law and ethics directly impact nursing and midwifery practice in a myriad of ways. This course has been contextualised for nurses working in mental...

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The rights and responsibilities of citizenship are available to all members of our society. Many people who experience mental illness or have had...

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In mental health services, the consumer's right to privacy and the practitioner's promise to maintain confidentiality is the cornerstone of the...

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This topic discusses the importance of documentation in providing quality patient care. Its role in facilitating communication, and appraising results...

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Improving sexual safety in mental health and wellbeing services

Diversity | MH policy, systems & legislation | Service development | 2023

This Chief Psychiatrist’s guideline sets out the relevant legislation and policy and establishes minimum standards for, promoting sexual safety, supporting human rights, assessing and managing risks, identifying and responding to incidents, and reporting sexual safety incidents.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022 Handbook

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2023

This handbook provides information about the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act 2022 (the Act)The Act takes effect on 1 September 2023. It replaces the Mental Health Act 2014 as the key Victorian legislation covering mental health and wellbeing treatment and support.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Bill 2022

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2022

The Mental Health and Wellbeing act and explanatory notes as read in parliament 23/06/2022. This new bill is set to replace the Mental Health Act of 2014. 

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