This page provides information about the Adolescent Violence in the Home (AVITH) programs currently operating in Victoria and Australia.
National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing StrategyResource | 2021
The Strategy outlines the requirements for an effective system of care for children, seeking to create a new, shared understanding of the roles of families, communities, services, and educators in promoting and supporting child mental health and wellbeing.
A practical guide to working with children and families through TelehealthResource | 2020
This resource from Emerging Minds aims to develop practitioners' knowledge and confidence in using Telehealth with children and families. It provides practical ideas on where to start, how to prepare and what to do during a session.
Writing Themselves In 4: Victoria summary reportResource | 2020
This report describes Victoria-specific findings from Writing Themselves In 4: a national survey of health and wellbeing among LGBTQA+ young people in Australia.
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
This paper provides managers, practice leaders, and other decision-makers with practical guidance on supporting staff to work with children and families with complex needs.
Diagnosis in child mental health - Exploring the benefits, risks and alternativesResource | 2018
Service providers seldom have time to explore the debates, complexities and nuances surrounding the diagnosis of child mental health conditions. This CFCA paper is designed to encourage practitioners to critically reflect on the role that diagnosis plays in their work with children.
Youth mental health report: Youth Survey 2012-16Resource | 2017
This report presents five years of mental health data collected from young people across Australia with important insights into their levels of psychological distress, their concerns and the people and places they go to for help.
Orygen Youth Health - Fact SheetsResource | 2017
Orygen Youth Health produce a range of factsheets on mental health issues. These may be printed, forwarded and duplicated as long as they retain their original format. Please don't modify or extract information from the factsheets without permission.
The Mental Health of Australian Children and AdolescentsResource | 2015
Young Minds Matter, the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents Survey, is the largest national survey examining the mental health and wellbeing of Australian children and adolescents. The second survey involved interviews with more than 6,000 Australian families.