The Chief Psychiatrist issues clinical guidelines to provide specialist advice on various aspects of clinical service and to inform mental health practitioners and services about the operation and clinical issues in relation to the Mental Health Act (2014).
Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital libraryResource | 2019
The Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital library offers free access to over 1 million resources including reports, e-books, full text journal articles and more.
Search or browse the 4,000+ journals on offer in the e-journals A-Z.
Cultural Competence in Australia: A GuideResource | 2019
This FECCA report explores the importance and benefits of developing culturally and linguistically diverse workforces and its link with organisational cultural competence, markers of organisational cultural competence and cultural competence training.
Victorian Carer Strategy 2018 - 22Resource | 2018
This strategy is based on what carers have expressed in consultations around the state It sets the direction for government to support carers, and aims to make sure that, over time, all Victorian carers have the support and services they need and want, no matter where they live, or their age
Monitoring Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Reform: National Report 2018Resource | 2018
The 2018 National Report shows progress and outcomes of key national reforms in mental health, including reporting on the Primary Health Networks, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Suicide Prevention initiatives and the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.
Victoria's clinical supervision framework for mental health nursesResource | 2018
This framework is designed to support individual nurses to meet their clinical supervision needs and to contribute positively to evolving mental health services. Using this framework as a foundation, local services can further develop relevant, service-specific guidelines.
Co-production - Putting principles into practice in mental health contextsResource | 2018
This resource has been developed to inform and support understanding, planning, and implementing co-production initiatives specifically within the context of Victorian mental health services
The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsResource | 2018
This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.
Talking about Trauma SeriesResource | 2018
As a society, and as practitioners it can be difficult to know how to respond appropriately to people who have experienced trauma. For this reason, Blue Knot Foundation has developed a Talking about Trauma series.
Reasons For Use PackageResource | 2018
A resource that facilitates therapeutic conversations with consumers to explore issues relating to the interaction between their mental health and alcohol and/or other drug use.