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.
Consumer Perspective Supervision - A framework for supporting the consumer workforceResource | 2018
This framework is intended to guide supervisees, supervisors and organisations in undertaking strong processes to support consumer perspective supervision by outlining the specific functions, importance and benefits of consumer perspective supervision.
The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsResource | 2018
This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.
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.
WHO guidelines: Management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disordersResource | 2018
WHO has released, for the first time, evidence-based guidelines on management of physical conditions in adults with severe mental disorders.
Monitoring Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Reform: National Report 2018Resource | 2018
The 2018 National Report shows progress and outcomes of key national reforms in mental health, including reporting on the Primary Health Networks, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Suicide Prevention initiatives and the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.
Victorian Carer Strategy 2018 - 22Resource | 2018
The Victorian carer strategy 2018-22 is the first whole of government strategy that recognises and supports the important role of Victorian carers.
Chief Psychiatrist's guideline and practice resource: family violenceResource | 2018
The guideline outlines expectations of mental health services managers and clinicians regarding their roles in responding to family violence.