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Peer Workforce

Resources and information on Peer Workforce in the mental health sector.

Carer Guide

A Practical Guide for Working with Carers of People with a Mental Illness developed by Mind Australia and Helping Minds. The guide recognises carers as a crucial component of any partnership approach to service delivery.

Strategy for the Family Carer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

The strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the family carer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from family carer workers.

Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

NGO Lived Experience Workforce Standards and Guidelines

The Mental Health Council of South Australia developed the standards and guidelines to assist organisations that employ staff as mental health lived experience workers and offer a self-assessment template to measure how your non-government organisation (NGO) is tracking in successful implementation and ongoing support of your lived experience workforce.

Health Workforce Australia

Health Workforce Australia conducted a study on the mental health peer workforce in public, non-government and private mental health services.

The findings provided recommendations to develop the peer workforce as an important component of quality, for recovery-focused mental health services.

Peer Work Hub

This online resource for employers was developed by the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales. The hub provides evidence and advice for employers on how and why they should develop a mental health peer workforce. The hub also provides a toolkit to support organisations developing a peer workforce.

Queensland Mental Health Commission Lived Experience Workforce Framework

The Framework for the development of the mental health lived experience workforce supports the development and expansion of lived experience roles across Queensland.

    My Mental Health

    We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land, waterways and culture. We pay our respect to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.

    Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.

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