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10 Oct
Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice

The ACTivating Recovery Program is hosting its first low cost event, featuring the renowned Dr. Louise Hayes! Expand your therapeutic skills and make...

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...

12 Oct
Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice, Trauma informed care

'Shame, Trauma and Family Relationships' explores shame as a by-product of complex relational trauma. It draws on attachment and trauma theories, and...

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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

Consumer perspective | Therapeutic theory & practice | 2018

A short video where 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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