‘the Framework’ responds to calls from the mental health and other sectors for changes in the way systems are governed to align them more strongly with human rights approaches and to meaningfully embrace lived experience. Its applicability and reach span a spectrum of settings and sectors.
Toolkit to Authentically Embed Lived Experience GovernanceResource | 2023
The toolkit provides users with a selection of tools and resources to assist in exploring and assessing their own governance processes and formulate a pathway towards embedding lived experience governance across their systems, structures, policies, processes, practices, programs and services.
VTMH Resources for working with interpretersResource | 2023
One of four free online modules aiming to support practitioners in working with interpreters in mental health settings. The module helps to identify practical strategies and steps to take for engaging with and discovering useful ways to approach your work with interpreters
Intentional Peer Support Co-reflection GuidesResource | 2023
This page includes a video about co-reflection and links to the following guiding documents:
COVID-19 Pandemic Plan for the Victorian Health SectorResource | 2022
Information and resources for Victorian hospitals and health services to plan their response to Covid-19
Rising Together - Lifting the lid on the experiences of family/carer lived experience workersResource | 2022
The Rising Together study investigated the experiences of family/carer lived experience (LE) workers within the Victorian mental health system, with the aim of better understanding what is needed to ensure the safe and sustainable development of this workforce.
Scoping paper - Pathways for Supporting the 'Not Negotiable' Lived Experience Workforces to ThriveResource | 2022
The paper provides recommendations for improving existing training options, career opportunities and support structures to strengthen the lived experience (peer) workforces incl. key opportunities for growth, expansion, professionalisation and advocacy
National Lived Experience Workforce GuidelinesResource | 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.
For health services and professionals - COVID-19Resource | 2022
This Department of Health and Human Services Victoria (DHHS) page contains The latest COVID-19 information and resources for health professionals.
Carer Perspective Supervision FrameworkResource | 2021
A carer-led framework, co-produced project supported and funded through a partnership with the Department of Health, Victoria. The framework is intended to support the unique functions of carer lived experience perspective supervision.