This fact sheet provides information about the Victorian Specialist Family Violence Advisor (SFVA) Capacity Building Program in Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Services.
Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability FrameworkResource | 2021
The Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability Framework sets out the skills, knowledge and ways of working that the workforce will require in the new integrated and responsive mental health and wellbeing system. It will be revised to keep pace with emerging and evolving needs.
Specialist Family Violence Advisor guidelines and reporting templateResource | 2021
New guidelines have been published to support the Specialist Family Violence Advisor program in Victoria.
MARAM practice guides: Guidance for professionals working with adults using family violenceResource | 2020
Guidance for professionals working with child or adult victim survivors, and adults using family violence.
Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and SafetyResource | 2021
In the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, titled Care, Dignity and Respect, Royal Commissioners made a call for fundamental reform of the aged care system as well as recommendations regarding improved access to older persons mental health services.
MARAM practice guides and resourcesResource | 2020
The Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework ensures services are effectively identifying, assessing and managing family violence risk.
Exploring the place of alcohol and other drug services in the mental health systemResource | 2020
This report by 360Edge explores the role of alcohol and other drug policy, services, prevention and supports in a successful mental health system. Four key areas are identified; maintain specialisation, improve internal capability, increase external collaboration, and provide adequate funding.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the provision of mental health careResource | 2020
The PPE guidance applies to all mental healthcare workers, including nurses, doctors, allied health, lived experience workforce, psychosocial disability support workers and other staff that are in direct contact with mental health consumers.