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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26 Oct
The CMHL is delighted to release our 2020 - 2021 Annual Report. The report includes messages from our Director, Rosemary Charleston, and the Chair of...
19 Aug
After another long year of COVID-19 related lockdowns, the 22nd Collab Conference on Thursday 12 & Friday 13 August was a fantastic opportunity for...
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SAVE THE DATE SERVICE USERS ACADEMIA MINI SYMPOSIUM WED 24TH NOVEMBER 2021 1PM – 6.30PM (NZT); 8AM-1.30PM (AWST); 11AM-4.30PM (AEDT); 10AM-3.30PM...

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Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability Framework

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2021

The Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability Framework sets out the skills, knowledge and ways of working that the workforce will require in the new integrated and responsive mental health and wellbeing system. It will be revised to keep pace with emerging and evolving needs.

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Mental health workforce strategy

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2021

Victoria’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Strategy 2021-2024 prioritises steps to stabilise the system and lay the foundations for the decade of reform ahead. It will be reviewed and updated every two years.

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National Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development Guidelines

Consumer perspective | Families & carers | Service development | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2021

The Guidelines are intended to inform employers and funding bodies and to support change across the mental health sector by improving understanding of the benefits of the Lived Experience workforce and by supporting employers to assess their local readiness and prioritise activities.

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Carer Perspective Supervision Framework

Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2021

This framework describes important features of the carer perspective supervision relationship and provides useful tools and resources for carer supervisors and supervisees.  

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