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National Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development Guidelines

Resource | 2022

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.

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Self-advocacy for the NDIS (mental health)

Resource | 2021

This workbook was developed following a co-design process, in partnership with Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) and Tandem, with the purpose of providing self-advocacy information, identifying rights and strategies that support people to speak up for themselves.

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Consumer perspective supervision summary of resources

Resource | 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.

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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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Introduction to Lived Experience Roles

Resource | 2019

This resource introduces different lived experience (peer) roles. 

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Supported Decision Making

Resource | 2019

 A brief introduction to what Supported Decision Making means, and how to do it. The 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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VMIAC Seclusion Report

Resource | 2019

Written by VMIAC to make information about seclusion more accessible to consumers, to create extra pressure for change and to acknowledge survivors & encourage us all to speak out.

 

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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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Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Resource | 2019

The Strategy will assist policy developers, funders, consumer workers and their employers, and will be useful for organisations planning to employ consumer workers as it describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the workforce.

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