The Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL) is the central agency for public mental health workforce development in Victoria.

Our vision is to be the centrepiece for mental health learning in Victoria; leading and driving innovation that strengthens and sustains a flexible, curious, knowledgeable and recovery-focused workforce.

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02 Jul
"In a world first, La Trobe University research has shown how peer-led support programs for family and friends who provide regular support to an adult...
20 Jun
You are invited to the official launch of Victoria's lived experience workforce strategies. Each strategy has been carefully considered, with members...
13 Jun
The technical upgrade of MHPOD is continuing as planned with a scheduled completion date of 1 October 2018. New features are being developed within a...
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Real Lives Real Jobs

Consumer perspective | Service development | 2019

This study was conducted to gain a better understanding of the consumer workforce and make recommendations for systematic planning, support and career development of the workforce to ensure the growth and sustainability of this workforce.

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Strategy for the Alcohol and Other Drug Peer Workforce in Victoria

Alcohol and other drugs | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately develop, support and sustain the AOD peer workforce. It aims to assist policy developers, funders, AOD peer workers and their employers to work towards a sustainable and thriving peer workforce. Pdf version.

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Strategy for the Consumer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Consumer perspective | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately support and develop the consumer peer workforce and should be carried out in partnership and with leadership from consumer workers. Pdf version.

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Strategy for the Family Carer Mental Health Workforce in Victoria

Families & carers | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This 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. Pdf version.

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