- TheMHS 2014 S017: Trauma-Informed Care in the Inpatient Setting
Blog description: Sabin Fernbacher, Sandra Boughton and Joanne Switserloot You can read an abstract of the presentation here. This session focused on the implementation of Trauma Informed...READ MORE
- TheMHS 2014 S008: Legislation for Recovery: Embedding Recovery Principles in Mental Health Legislation
Blog description: Speakers - Lesley Van Schoubroeck, Louise Southalan and Lisa Brophy.READ MORE
- Sydney Seminar with Pat Bracken and Derrick Silove
Blog description: Join Pat Bracken and Derrick Silove at "Transcultural Mental Health: SURVIVING or THRIVING". This event is co-hosted with Transcultural Mental Health Centre and Richmond PRA. Register Online or Onsite.READ MORE
- Exceptional Contribution & Media Award winners announced.
Blog description: TheMHS is pleased to announce the Exceptional Contribution Award winners and the Media Award winners for 2014.READ MORE
- Congratulations to Prof Alan Rosen AO
Blog description: TheMHS would like to offer our congratulations to our very own Professor Alan Rosen. Professor Rosen has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine in the field of mental health as a psychiatrist and clinician, to national health service reform, and to professional organisations. Professor Rosen has been involved with TheMHS since 1991 as a founding committee member. He has presented at the TheMHS Conferences and Summer Forums on a wide variety of topics since its inception.READ MORE
- Applications are now closed for TheMHS Mental Health Awards
Blog description: Good luck to everyone who submitted an application either for the Service Awards or for the Media Awards. The last day for applications for the TheMHS Mental Health Media Awards was Thursday 1 May 2014. We have received a variety of excellent submissions and look forward reviewing them!READ MORE
- Keynote Speaker: Welcome Melody Riefer
Blog description: TheMHS is pleased to welcome Melody Riefer, MSW, Senior Associate and Director in Training at Pat Deegan, PhD & Associates as one of our 2014 Key Note Speakers.READ MORE
Melody has over 30 years experience in mental health services, having worked in in-patient settings and in psychosocial rehabilitation programs, and all sorts of advocacy work. All of Melody’s work in informed by and benefits from her personal journey of recovery from serious mental illness.
- Registrations Now Open for TheMHS Conference 2014
Blog description: Join us for the 24th Annual TheMHS Conference 2014 in the beautiful city of Perth. Registrations are now open.READ MORE
This year promises to be an engaging event not to be missed! Be part of the wide network of multi-disciplinary delegates from across Australia, New Zealand and the world to attend. The theme for 2014 is "What We Share Makes Us Strong" and we are dedicated to delivering an interactive, stimulating and creative environment for you to enjoy, participate, learn and share.
- SF14 Session 10: Promoting mental health and wellbeing in the workplace
Blog description: Dr Samuel Harvey is a Senior Lecturer in Workplace Mental Health at the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and a Research Fellow at the Black Dog Institute. He is a psychiatrist, general practitioner and epidemiologist with a particular interest in the relationship between mental health and work.READ MORE
- SF14 Session 11: Team based approaches to supporting the psychological health of the workforce
Blog description: Harry Lovelock and Jan Louise Godfrey from the APS spoke with us about team-based approaches to psychological health in the workplace.READ MORE