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28 Jan
Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making, Educator and trainer resources

What is Voices Vic? Voices Vic is an award-winning and research supported specialist program improving the wellbeing and recovery of people who hear...

Melbourne
01 Feb
Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health

What comes first - EXERCISE or FEELING GOOD? The course will cover some of the emerging research and personal experience on exercise as a strategy for...

Remote
16 Feb
Consumer perspective, Recovery & supported decision making, Educator and trainer resources

This interactive 4-day training is for people wanting to start and/or (co-) facilitate a Hearing Voices Support Group. The first two days will cover...

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On request training

Practical ways for mental health workers to align everyday practice with the human rights principles that underpin supported decision-making...

Online

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

Online

This topic defines the concept of 'recovery'. It teaches you to identify principles that can both support and hinder the processes of individual...

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Self-advocacy for the NDIS (mental health)

Consumer perspective | Recovery & supported decision making | 2020

This booklet from IMHA is for people who experience mental illness and want to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The booklet contains 9 modules including "Learning how to self advocate", "NDIS plan preparation" and one module for support people.

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Supported Decision Making

Consumer perspective | Recovery & supported decision making | 2019

Supported decision making is a human rights concept that promotes freedom of choice for people using public mental health services.  This information sheet, endorsed by VMIAC, IMHA and CPN, aims to provide a clear overview to help people know what they should expect from services, and

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide - 2nd edition

Recovery & supported decision making | 2018

The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) developed the Recovery Oriented Language Guide because language matters in all aspects of life, and continues to be particularly important in the context of mental health and recovery.

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Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later Life

Older persons mental health | Recovery & supported decision making | 2017

This article includes participant discussions from an event titled "Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later Life".

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