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.
Co-Design Resource BankResource | 2019
Co-design is both a method and a mindset, underpinned by the belief that people are experts in their own lives. This page features a range of resources that can assist those in planning or delivering co-design. The resources have been developed by TACSI in collaboration with Victorian mental health workforce and services.
Talking about Trauma: Guide to conversations and screening for health and other service providersResource | 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.
Consumer Perspective Supervision - A framework for supporting the consumer workforceResource | 2018
This framework is intended to guide supervisees, supervisors and organisations in undertaking strong processes to support consumer perspective supervision by outlining the specific functions, importance and benefits of consumer perspective supervision.
Co-production - Putting principles into practice in mental health contextsResource | 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
Victoria's clinical supervision framework for mental health nursesResource | 2018
This framework is designed to support individual nurses to meet their clinical supervision needs and to contribute positively to evolving mental health services. Using this framework as a foundation, local services can further develop relevant, service-specific guidelines.
Power Threat Meaning FrameworkResource | 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.
Fish Out of Water - tackling the challenges of lived experience (peer) workConsumer perspective | Service development | 2018
This video of the Fish Out of Water workshop recorded the Post Discharge Initiative Forum in March 2018. In this workshop Indigo shares her thoughts and perspective about some of the barriers impacting lived experience workers employed in mental health services.
Embedding Lived Experience (peer) Workers in Mental Health ServicesService development | 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.
Community mental health nurse – transition to specialty practice competency frameworkResource | 2018
These documents form the Community mental health nurse – transition to specialty practice competency framework. They include a background and overview, a toolkit, and manuals for facilitators and participants.