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28 Oct
Assessment & intervention, Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice

This one day workshop will focus on understanding behaviours of concern, building skills and developing strategies to effectively respond to...

29 Oct
Assessment & intervention, Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health, Educator and trainer resources

Often people find it difficult to talk about self-harm. This co-facilitated course offers opportunity to safely share different perspectives, and...

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10 Nov
Consumer perspective, Therapeutic theory & practice

Are you distressed by hearing voices or do you support someone who is? The Hearing Voices Approach is the peer-led recovery model for people who hear...

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The therapeutic relationship is at the heart of mental health practice. Like all other relationships, the therapeutic relationship takes time to...


The co-occurrence of an intellectual disability or other developmental disability and mental illness presents several difficulties for the...


Consumers, health professionals and governments continue to report unacceptable rates of unemployment, loneliness, homelessness and poverty related to...

Related resources

Lived experience (peer) workforce supervision

Therapeutic theory & practice | 2019

In this video, Donna Matthews, Cate Bourke and DL Turnbull share some of their thoughts and experience about lived experience (peer) workforce supervision in clinical mental health services.

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History of lived experience work in Victoria

Consumer perspective | Families & carers | Therapeutic theory & practice | 2019

A brief history of lived experience (peer) work in Victoria, including a timeline of key events in mental health, social justice and lived experience work in Victoria and Australia

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