Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) launched a new suite of resources to support mental health practitioners working with interpreters in October 2019. Resources include a poster, a booklet and the project report.
Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP)Resource | 2019
The CBPATSISP clearing house has compiled a range of resources which contain a wealth of relevant and highly useful information.
Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan, 2019: The consumer and carer perspectiveResource | 2019
The National Mental Health Commission has released a report outlining consumer and carer experiences of mental health care as part of the Commission’s role in independently monitoring and reporting on progress of the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.
Keeping child mental health in mindResource | 2019
This document outlines the National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health’s (NWC) strategy to support health, social and community professionals in identifying, assessing and supporting infants and children who are at risk of, or currently experiencing, mental health difficulties.
Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needsResource | 2019
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.
DHHS Mental health performance reportsResource | 2019
Area mental health services are monitored quarterly against a suite of performance indicators. The department prepares quarterly summary reports detailing performance results for mental health services.
Supported Decision MakingResource | 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.
Equally well in Victoria: Physical health framework for specialist mental health servicesResource | 2019
The Physical health framework is the first of its kind in Victoria. It describes a range of initiatives for mental health organisations and clinicians to work in partnership with consumers and carers to discuss physical health in the context of a recovery plan.