The Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability Framework sets out the skills, knowledge and ways of working that the workforce will require in the new integrated and responsive mental health and wellbeing system. It will be revised to keep pace with emerging and evolving needs.
National Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development GuidelinesResource | 2021
The Guidelines are intended to inform employers and funding bodies and to support change across the mental health sector by improving understanding of the benefits of the Lived Experience workforce and by supporting employers to assess their local readiness and prioritise activities.
Carer Perspective Supervision FrameworkResource | 2021
This framework describes important features of the carer perspective supervision relationship and provides useful tools and resources for carer supervisors and supervisees.
National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing StrategyResource | 2021
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.
Writing Themselves In 4: Victoria summary reportResource | 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.
Consumer perspective supervision summary of resourcesResource | 2019
A companion resource for the Consumer Perspective Supervision framework. To assist trainers, supervisors and anyone else that would like further resources related to CPS and supervision models.
Balit Durn Durn VACCHO Report to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health SystemResource | 2020
Balit Durn Durn was developed by VACCHO to support the Royal Commission's into the mental health system's final report. Balit Durn Durn aims to provide an overview of Aboriginal Communities' experience with the current mental health system and offers innovative Aboriginal-led solutions.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the provision of mental health careResource | 2020
The PPE guidance applies to all mental healthcare workers, including nurses, doctors, allied health, lived experience workforce, psychosocial disability support workers and other staff that are in direct contact with mental health consumers.
Healthcare Worker Wellbeing during COVID19Resource | 2020
This resource list is primarily aimed at supporting health service organisations with a known and categorised compilation of Australian and international resources that may assist in the organisation’s approach to supporting their workforce’s wellbeing during COVID19
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2018-19Resource | 2020
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2018-19 is a tool for health services, staff, advocates, carers, consumers and the broader community to better understand the Victorian public mental health system and the services available for people with a mental illness.