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Mental Health Intensive Care Framework

Resource | 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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Talking about Trauma: Guide to conversations and screening for health and other service providers

Resource | 2018

Many service providers feel poorly equipped to have conversations with people they know or suspect have experienced trauma. This Blue Knot Foundation publication helps service providers to know when and how to ‘talk about trauma’ or to screen for trauma.

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Co-production - Putting principles into practice in mental health contexts

Resource | 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

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Power Threat Meaning Framework

Resource | 2018

Produced by the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology, this Framework is an over-arching structure for identifying patterns in emotional distress, unusual experiences and troubling behaviour, as an alternative to psychiatric diagnosis and classification.

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Embedding Lived Experience (peer) Workers in Mental Health Services

Resource | 2018

In this video, managers of lived experience workers (Cate Bourke and Tom Pickup) share their experiences and learnings about inclusion of lived experience workforce in mental health services.

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Setting up a peer workforce

Resource | 2018

In this video, Donna Matthews, Cate Bourke and Tom Pickup share their experience and learnings about establishing a lived experience (peer) workforce in clinical mental health services 

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Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) - Program Guidelines

Resource | 2016

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide operational advice to support the planning and delivery of the Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) program, via Victoria’s adult Area Mental Health Services (AMHS).

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Specialist Family Violence Advisor guidelines and reporting template

Resource | 2016

The Safewards model and associated interventions have been highly effective in reducing conflict and containment, and increasing a sense of safety and mutual support for staff and patients. This page contains training resources related to the Victorian mental health implementation.

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Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Recovery Library

Resource | 2015

The resources presented in this Recovery Library are mapped against the nine domains of the Framework for Recovery-oriented Practice. An additional domain pertaining to Growing Consumer Leadership was also developed as part of the formation of the Recovery Library.

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Mad Workplaces: A guide for workplaces about working alongside people with 'mental illness'.

Resource | 2014

A realistic and useful booklet for employers written collaboratively by consumers with significant consultation with people who employ consumers and people with expertise in relevant laws and employment practices. There is a matching resource for consumers.

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