Workshops & Registrations
Our workshops cater to various learning needs, from broad introductory themes to skill exploration and application in specific key practice areas including; working with interpreters, approaches to assessment and recovery, and community engagement. Our workshops are interactive and designed to promote skill and knowledge development.
Workshops are suitable for practitioners working in publicly funded mental health programs across Victoria, including staff in acute settings within clinical and community mental health settings, as well as people working within mental health programs in community services.
We release new dates and topics throughout the year. Sign up to our mailing list to stay updated. Workshop spaces are limited and registrations are essential.
Upcoming events - February to March 2020
Foundations of culturally responsive practice - Wednesday 11th March, 2020
This foundation workshop provides practitioners with a broad overview of key principles that inform culturally responsive mental health practice, and the role of culture in mental health service delivery.Participants will be encouraged to reflect on their own cultural values, beliefs and models in delivering recovery focussed interventions, and explore the relationship between policy, human rights legislation, and the manner in which we provide respectful person-centred care.
Approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings - Monday 30th March, 2020
This workshop is designed for all practitioners working with interpreters, or new to working with interpreters in mental health settings. The workshop will support the exploration of challenges and realities in the interpreting environment, and strategies for adapting practice with interpreters in a variety of mental health settings.Participants will receive hard copies of resources developed in the project Approaching work with interpreters in mental health settings (VTMH, 2019) including a Practice Tips Poster for their workplace.
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