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Assessment & intervention, MH policy, systems & legislation, Service development

People with autism have social and communication difficulties that complicate the assessment and management of co-morbid mental disorders. This...

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Assessment & intervention, MH policy, systems & legislation, Service development

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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12 Jul
Assessment & intervention, MH policy, systems & legislation, Service development

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

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This free, self-paced learning module introduces key concepts in culturally responsive mental health practice.

The module provides information to...

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This free, self-paced learning module is designed to promote, support and enhance mental health practitioners' work with interpreters, across a range...

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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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National Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development Guidelines

Consumer perspective | Families & carers | Service development | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2021

The Guidelines are intended to inform employers and funding bodies and to support change across the mental health sector by improving understanding of the benefits of the Lived Experience workforce and by supporting employers to assess their local readiness and prioritise activities.

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Mental Health Intensive Care Framework

Service development | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020

Mental health intensive care is a specialist care type that provides supportive, therapeutic engagement to individuals experiencing increased vulnerability during an acute phase of mental illness. The framework identifies contemporary, best practice principles.

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Co-Design Resource Bank

Service development | 2019

Co-design is both a method and a mindset, underpinned by the belief that people are experts in their own lives. This page features a range of resources that can assist those in planning or delivering co-design.  The resources have been developed by TACSI in collaboration with Vic

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Talking about Trauma: Guide to conversations and screening for health and other service providers

Service development | Therapeutic theory & practice | Trauma informed care | 2018

Many service providers feel poorly equipped to have conversations with people they know or suspect have experienced trauma. This Blue Knot Foundation publication helps service providers to know when and how to ‘talk about trauma’ or to screen for trauma.

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