Family/Carer Forum: Effective Communication for Change

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Authors: Sandra McDonald, Rachael Lovelock, Louise Nieva, Lorna Downes, Marianne Wyder

Year: 2017

Event: 2017 TheMHS Conference


Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers

Abstract: Mental health service delivery is transforming in Australia and around the world. Change brings uncertainty and challenge but also unprecedented opportunities.

This year’s family/carer forum includes opportunities to learn how to use your voice to be effective in this time of innovation.

Learn from a range of great speakers, explore the implications of the NDIS, contribute to carer research, network and learn from other family/carers.

Discussion topics include:

The current climate in relation to mental health and the NDIS
Carer participation, influence and leadership
Carers and recovery, latest research
Beautiful Minds, friends of the inpatient units
How recovery colleges support family/carers
Family/carer peer work, how do you get into the workforce?
Practical examples of communicating for positive change

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