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Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Resource | 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 Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Resource | 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. Word (accessible) version.

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VMIAC Seclusion Report

Resource | 2019

VMIAC have released a "Seclusion report" which organises the publicly available data on seclusion rates by service over the last three years.

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Supported Decision Making

Resource | 2019

Supported decision making is a human rights concept that promotes freedom of choice for people using public mental health services.  This information sheet aims to provide a clear overview to help people know what they should expect from services, and to help clinicians know what they should be able to provide.

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Introduction to Lived Experience Roles

Resource | 2019

This resource introduces different lived experience (peer) roles. 

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History of lived experience work in Victoria

Resource | 2019

A brief history of lived experience (peer) work in Victoria, including a timeline of key events in mental health, social justice and lived experience work in Victoria and Australia

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History of lived experience work in Victoria

Resource | 2019

A brief history of lived experience (peer) work in Victoria, including a timeline of key events in mental health, social justice and lived experience work in Victoria and Australia

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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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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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Co-production in mental health: A literature review

Resource | 2013

In 2013, Mind (UK) commissioned nef (the new economics foundation) to carry out a review of existing evidence regarding co-production – examining when, why, and how it has been used in mental health and what impact it has had on people’s lives and their recovery.

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