Authors: Anita Langthaller, New Zealand
Event: 2008 TheMHS Conference
Subject: Workforce Practice and Development, INNOVATIONS,RESEARCH, EVALUATION, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT,RESOURCES / FUNDING
Type of resource: Conference Presentations and Papers
Abstract: Creating a passion for exploration, critical thinking, interest in research and best practice is crucial to service innovation and improvement. Te Pou’s Knowledge Exchange (KE) website aims to foster a culture of curiosity and innovative thinking in mental health and addiction services. This newly developed multi-media website:inspiring initiatives, stories of change and best practice, presents current research, funding sources and useful links; andprovides self directed learning opportunities to enhance organisational learning, and research and evaluation skills.We will present the KE website and its development. We will focus on how the sector can get involved in shaping this resource.