Upcoming events

Elsternwick
27 Feb
Assessment & intervention, MH policy, systems & legislation, Workplace wellbeing & practice support

A half day interactive workshop aimed at education about mental illness and suicide; providing skill development to allow people to confidently...

Fitzroy
11 Mar
MH policy, systems & legislation, Workplace wellbeing & practice support

This foundation workshop provides practitioners with a broad overview of key principles that inform culturally responsive mental health practice, and...

Richmond
18 Mar
Alcohol and other drugs, Workplace wellbeing & practice support

Compassion is a relatively new area of research, largely driven by fMRI studies showing that compassion is a positive state of mind and associated...

Other learning opportunities

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his topic outlines the importance of supervision, examining supervision models and considerations for choosing a supervisor where this is possible...

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This topic explores existing and emerging peer worker roles in Australian mental health services and the international evidence base for peer work...

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The Child Aware Supervision course provides training for supervisors in strategies that promote child and family-sensitive practices in their service...

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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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Strategy for the Alcohol and Other Drug Peer Workforce in Victoria

Alcohol and other drugs | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately develop, support and sustain the AOD peer workforce. It aims to assist policy developers, funders, AOD peer workers and their employers to work towards a sustainable and thriving peer workforce. Pdf version.

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Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Consumer perspective | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the consumer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from consumer workers. Pdf version.

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Strategy for the Family Carer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Families & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the family carer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from family carer workers. Pdf version.

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