This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the consumer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from consumer 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.
Lived experience (peer) workforce supervisionResource | 2018
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.
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.
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’.
Supported Decision MakingResource | 2019
Supported decision making is a human rights concept that promotes freedom of choice for people using public mental health services. This information sheet, endorsed by VMIAC, IMHA and CPN, aims to provide a clear overview to help people know what they should expect from services
Equally well in Victoria: Physical health framework for specialist mental health servicesResource | 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.
Chief psychiatrist guidelinesResource | 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).
Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital libraryResource | 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.