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October 2018

Victorian Mental Health Social Work Conference 2018

October 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Woodward Centre, The University of Melbourne, 10th Floor, Melbourne Law (Building 106)
University of Melbourne, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton,
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VMHSW is pleased to announce the annual Victorian Mental Health Social Work Conference 2018 on the theme of 'The Unique Contribution of Social Work to Mental Health Practice'. Building on the success and lessons learned from last year’s theme 'New and Emerging Areas in Mental Health Social Work' and featuring two great keynote speakers, three in-depth concurrent workshops, ‘Ignite Sessions’ and plenty of opportunities for networking, we welcome social workers be they students, new graduates or experienced professionals, to this…

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Vocation Works! Diverse Voices on Vocational Rehabilitation.

October 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Michael Chamberlin Theatre, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Aitkenhead Wing, St Vincent’s Hospital, Building E, Victoria Pde
Fitzroy, Vic 3065
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Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) Forum Vocation Works! Diverse Voices on Vocational Rehabilitation. A forum for mental health and community workers and consumers, who are interested in the relationship between recovery and vocation. You will hear the perspectives of people with lived experience, advocates, practitioners and researchers from a range of organisations, agencies and services. $80 per person (morning tea & lunch will be provided) **A number of FREE places for consumers, carers, and peer workers are available. Register. Flyer.

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eResearch Australasia Conference 2018

October 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Pullman Albert Park Melbourne, + Google Map

eResearch 2018 will offer delegates the opportunity to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how information and communication technologies help researchers to collaborate, collect, manage, share, process, analyse, store, find, understand and re-use information. Conference workshops will be held on Monday and Tuesday, with the main conference program running from Wednesday to Friday. More information regarding the conference including invited speakers, social events and engagement initiatives will be released via our…

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Global Evidence and Implementation Summit

October 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Vic 3006
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The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018 (GEIS) will bring together experts from across the world to talk about their experiences in generating and implementing evidence for better policy and practice. ​The summit will explore the evidence for designing, implementing and reviewing effective programs and policies. Expected to reach 700 delegates from 30 countries, GEIS 2018 will share the latest evidence synthesis and implementation science research and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities worldwide. Who…

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FPM Facilitators Masterclass: Facilitating the Family Partnership Model

October 26, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Royal Children’s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road
Parkville, Vic 3052
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A workshop for Family Partnership Model (FPM) facilitators delivered by Crispin Day, co-author of the FP Model. This workshop provides an exciting opportunity for FPM facilitators to refresh their FPM facilitation skills and knowledge of the model.

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2nd Annual National NDIS & Mental Health Conference

October 31, 2018 @ 8:30 am - November 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Vic 3006
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2nd Annual National NDIS & Mental Health Conference Mental Health Policy, Practice & Reform: Getting It Right In A Time Of Change Mental Health Victoria and Community Mental Health Australia will host the 2nd Annual NDIS and Mental Health Conference, to be held on 31 October and 1 November 2018 in Melbourne. A high profile list of confirmed speakers for the conference includes: The Hon. Julia Gillard AC Chair, beyondblue Julie Collins MP, Shadow Minister for Mental Health Senator Rachel Siewart, Greens Spokesperson…

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November 2018

Governance & Ethics

November 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

  "Good governance is not fire-fighting or crisis-management. Instead of opting for  ad-hoc solutions the need of the hour is to tackle the root cause of the problems."  Narendra Modi What does governance and ethics mean? How does good governance add value to a business and contribute to long-term business success? Join our one hour webinar and explore  the fundamentals of managing a sustainable business, with a compliant framework of company processes and attitude.   And why the  foundation of good governance is…

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Safe and Supported: Building Workplace Capacity to Manage Family Violence

November 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
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This workshop is designed to build the capacity of workplaces to support their employees who are experiencing family violence. Disclosures of family violence are common after or during violence prevention training and/or workplace change programs. This workshop is designed for managers, human resources/people and culture staff, or individuals in family violence contact/support roles and will assist them to develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure their employees are safe and supported in the workplace. Audience: This training is designed…

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Integrating the Principles of Consumer Control and Choice into Organisational Service Design and Delivery

November 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ikon Park, George Harris Room, Royal Parade
Carlton North, Vic 3054 Australia
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The Western Melbourne Cross-Sector Community of Practice (the CoP) is a network of health, community, aged care and disability service providers and advocates, delivering supports to participants, clients, patients, carers and other family members who live within the western Melbourne metropolitan areas. The purpose of the CoP is to bring together different sectors to collaboratively identify and respond to the emerging challenges and opportunities of the NDIS, Aged Care and Mental Health reforms, and exchange good practice to achieve better…

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Becoming a Mental Health Peer Worker course

November 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mind Australia Limited Central Office, 86-92 Mount Street
Heidelberg, Vic 3084
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MIND is running this one-day workshop to provide you with: an understanding of the values, principles and practices that are at the core of peer work information about pathways to training information about the different types of roles that require a lived experience of mental health opportunities to engage with people currently employed at Mind in lived-experience roles. Anyone with a lived experience of mental ill-health and recovery (either directly or as a carer) who is thinking about becoming a…

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