The Strategy outlines the requirements for an effective system of care for children, seeking to create a new, shared understanding of the roles of families, communities, services, and educators in promoting and supporting child mental health and wellbeing.
Other learning opportunities
Guide to Promising Programs - Adolescent Violence in the HomeFamily Violence and Child Wellbeing and Safety | Younger persons mental health | 2022
This page provides information about the Adolescent Violence in the Home (AVITH) programs currently operating in Victoria and Australia.
Writing Themselves In 4: Victoria summary reportDiversity | Younger persons mental health | 2020
This report describes Victoria-specific findings from Writing Themselves In 4: a national survey of health and wellbeing among LGBTQA+ young people in Australia.
A practical guide to working with children and families through TelehealthFamilies & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | Younger persons mental health | 2020
This resource from Emerging Minds aims to develop practitioners' knowledge and confidence in using Telehealth with children and families. It provides practical ideas on where to start, how to prepare and what to do during a session.
Emerging Minds: National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health is a workforce development initiative funded by the Australian Government. The project focuses on building workforce capacity to better support children and parents/carers and improve the mental health outcomes of children aged 0 – 12 years.
The Berry Street Childhood Institute strives to enhance outcomes for children and young people who have experienced trauma and disadvantage by strengthening the capability of their practitioners, services, systems and communities.
The authors of The Mental Health of Children and Adolescents (The University of Western Australia) have created an interactive website of the survey results to complement the report, allow people such as researchers, policy makers or advocates to have a wider choice in accessing the survey data.
Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is the Australian Institute of Family Studies' (AIFS) information hub for evidence, resources and support for professionals working in the child, family and community welfare sector.