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Supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs

Resource | 2019

This paper, written by AIFS and Emerging Minds, provides managers, practice leaders, and other decision-makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs.

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Cultural Competence in Australia: A Guide

Resource | 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.

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DHHS Mental health performance reports

Resource | 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.

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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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Equally well in Victoria: Physical health framework for specialist mental health services

Resource | 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.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders and Comorbid Mental Health Conditions Manual

Resource | 2019

The Working with Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Comorbid Mental Health Conditions manual was developed by the Orygen Youth Health ASD Interest group based on clinical experiences of working with this complex population.

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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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The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient units

Resource | 2018

This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.

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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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