This document provides a framework that aims to specifically guide the development and implementation of strategies for the promotion of mental health and wellbeing and prevention of mental health problems in LGBTI Australians.
Working therapeutically with LGBTI clients: a practice wisdom resourceResource | 2014
This document is a collection of practice wisdom from the consulting room that compiles the professional experiences of those working with LGBTI people. It may be useful to psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists, social workers, community workers or youth workers.
Co-production in mental health: A literature reviewResource | 2013
In 2013, Mind (UK) commissioned nef (the new economics foundation) to carry out a review of existing evidence regarding co-production – examining when, why, and how it has been used in mental health and what impact it has had on people’s lives and their recovery.
A national framework for recovery-oriented mental health servicesResource | 2013
The framework describes the practice domains and key capabilities required for the mental health workforce to operate in accordance with the recovery approach. The framework is presented in two companion documents: a guide for practitioners & providers, and a policy and theory document.
The National Practice Standards for the Mental Health WorkforceResource | 2013
These standards outline capabilities that all mental health professionals should achieve in their work. They are intended to complement discipline-specific practice standards or competencies of the professions of nursing, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology and social work.
Providing a safe environment for all: Framework for reducing restrictive interventionsResource | 2013
This framework is central to the government's commitment to reduce restriction and provide mental health services that are safe places for all people accessing treatment and care, their support people and those who work with them.
Australian Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder & Posttraumatic Stress DisorderResource | 2013
These guidelines, developed by Phoenix Australia, provide information about the most effective treatments for PTSD. They are the first national guidelines that provide guidance on the treatment of children and teenagers who experience PTSD.
Clinical Practice Guideline for the management of Borderline Personality DisorderResource | 2013
Developed by a multi-disciplinary committee of clinical, consumer and carer representatives with BPD expertise, the guideline discusses a range of treatment options, including recommendations covering diagnosis, management, treatment and information for supporting carers and families.
Council of Australian Governments - The Roadmap for National Mental Health Reform 2012 – 2022Resource | 2012
The roadmap outlines the reform directions governments will take over the 10-year period 2012-2022 and re-commits the Australian Government and states and territories to working together towards real improvements in the lives of people with mental illness, their families, carers and communities.
Koolin Balit, Victorian Government Strategic Directions for Aboriginal Health 2012-2022Resource | 2012
Koolin Balit is the Vic Gov's strategic direction for Aboriginal health 2012 - 2022. Koolin Balit sets out what the DHHS, together with Aboriginal communities, other parts of government and service providers, will do to achieve the government's commitment to improve Aboriginal health.