This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the family carer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from family carer workers. Pdf version.
Strategy for the Family Carer Mental Health Workforce in VictoriaResource | 2019
This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the family carer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from family carer workers. Word (accessible) version.
Cultural Competence in Australia: A GuideResource | 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.
DHHS Mental health performance reportsResource | 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.
Victorian Auditor‐General’s Report - Access to Mental Health ServicesResource | 2019
In this audit the Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO) assessed whether DHHS’s current 10‐year plan and supporting activities have started to address known access problems, ‘to determine if people with mental illness have timely access to appropriate treatment and support 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.
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
Recovery Oriented Language Guide - 2nd editionResource | 2018
The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) developed the Recovery Oriented Language Guide because language matters in all aspects of life, and continues to be particularly important in the context of mental health and recovery.
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.