This guide is designed as a resource for peer supporters who want to learn how to integrate trauma-informed principles into their relationships with the women they support or into the peer support groups of which they are members.
Practice guidelines for treatment of complex trauma and trauma informed care and service deliveryResource | 2012
These guidelines present the collective wisdom of the last two decades of national and international research in the trauma field. They establish insights that optimism about recovery from complex trauma is warranted, and that childhood trauma can be resolved.
Framework for Recovery-oriented PracticeResource | 2011
The Framework for Recovery-oriented Practice identifies the principles, capabilities, practices and leadership that underpin a recovery-oriented approach to mental health service delivery.
Service Guideline for Gender Sensitivity and SafetyResource | 2011
This document provides specialist mental health and AOD service staff with guidance to support care that is sensitive to gender-related issues, including gender-sensitive care, trauma-informed care, family violence, childhood sexual abuse, responding to incidents, and LGBTIQ+ people.
Speaking Our Minds: A guide to how we use our storiesResource | 2011
A FREE resource, written entirely by mental health consumers. This booklet is all about mental health consumers' stories - how we use them, why we might not use them, and how we can best make use of our stories when we do share them.
Adult prevention and recovery care (PARC) services framework and operational guidelinesResource | 2010
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide operational advice to support the planning and delivery of PARC services. Approved adult PARC services should develop their own procedures and practices to address the issues raised in these guidelines.
Dual diagnosis: key directions for service developmentResource | 2007
This document clarifies priorities and directions for dual diagnosis service development in Vic. It highlights service delivery issues and provides guidance for service leaders and managers responsible for ensuring that dual diagnosis becomes core business within their services.