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04 Mar
Alcohol and other drugs, Therapeutic theory & practice

Gain an understanding of the current framework and evidence-based practices for working with people with a dual diagnosis. Dual Diagnosis is a term...

05 Mar
Assessment & intervention, Families & carers, MH policy, systems & legislation, Therapeutic theory & practice

Parental separation is a challenging time for most children however, it can be particularly challenging for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder...

10 Mar
Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health

Have you or someone you know been challenged by thoughts of suicide? Are you living with the impact of suicide? Are you keen to explore ways of having...

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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...

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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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