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Cultural Competence in Australia: A Guide

Resource | 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.

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Lived experience (peer) workforce supervision

Therapeutic theory & practice | 2019

In this video, Donna Matthews, Cate Bourke and DL Turnbull share some of their thoughts and experience about lived experience (peer) workforce supervision in clinical mental health services.

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DHHS Mental health performance reports

Resource | 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.

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VMIAC Seclusion Report

Resource | 2019

VMIAC have released a "Seclusion report" which organises the publicly available data on seclusion rates by service over the last three years.

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Victorian Auditor‐General’s Report - Access to Mental Health Services

Resource | 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’.

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Supported Decision Making

Resource | 2019

Supported decision making is a human rights concept that promotes freedom of choice for people using public mental health services.  This information sheet aims to provide a clear overview to help people know what they should expect from services, and to help clinicians know what they should be able to provide.

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Equally well in Victoria: Physical health framework for specialist mental health services

Resource | 2019

The Physical health framework is the first of its kind in Victoria. It describes a range of initiatives for mental health organisations and clinicians to work in partnership with consumers and carers to discuss physical health in the context of a recovery plan.

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Chief psychiatrist guidelines

Resource | 2019

The Chief Psychiatrist issues clinical guidelines to provide specialist advice on various aspects of clinical service and to inform mental health practitioners and services about the operation and clinical issues in relation to the Mental Health Act (2014).

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Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital library

Resource | 2019

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital library offers free access to over 1 million resources including reports, e-books, full text journal articles and more.

Search or browse the 4,000+ journals on offer in the e-journals A-Z.

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Introduction to Lived Experience Roles

Resource | 2019

This resource introduces different lived experience (peer) roles. 

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