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29 Jun
Assessment & intervention, Therapeutic theory & practice

This two day workshop introduces participants to the basic principles and practices of motivational interviewing.

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14 Jul
Therapeutic theory & practice

This 4-day course provides a basic introduction to core concepts of family therapy theory and practice. It will help you develop new ways of...

19 Jul
Assessment & intervention, MH policy, systems & legislation, Therapeutic theory & practice

People with intellectual disability are at high risk of being prescribed unnecessary psychotropic medication. The reasons for this are explored as...

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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 | 2018

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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