Thursday 19 May - Themed presentations

NDIS Implementation

Realising the Vision

 

NDIS Implementation Panel 2

NDIA Deputy CEO Louise Glanville explored NDIS implementation, provided an update on how roll-out is progressing and what is to be achieved in the transition period, specifically in regard to mental health services.

Speaker

Louise Glanville - Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Stakeholder Relations, National Disability Insurance Agency.

Deborah Roberts - Director Mental Health,  National Disability Insurance Agency (in place of Eddie Bartnik who was unable to attend).

Facilitator

Gerry Naughtin - CEO Mind Australia.

 

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This session was sponsored by Mind Australia.

MINDAustralai

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Wellbeing, Recovery and Mental Health

The science of wellbeing versus the discource of recovery

 

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Associate Professor Lindsay Oades examined the similarities and differences between the science of wellbeing and the discourse around recovery in mental health, asking:  what is personal wellbeing?  And should wellbeing be viewed as the primary outcome and aim of health and human services?  Julie Anderson will then explore these notions of well-being and recovery from a peer perspective.

Speakers

Associate Professor Lindsay Oades - Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne.

Julie Anderson - Manager of consumer Participation Strategy, Neami National.

Chair

Peter Ruzyla – CEO, EACH.

 

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- Part 1
- Part 2
- Part 3

 

This session was sponsored by EACH.

EACH

 

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NDIS Research

Promoting psychosocial functioning and recovery - NDIS Early Intervention Research

 

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This session reviewed new research that reviews the role of evidence-based interventions in the NDIS.

Speakers

Dr Lisa Brophy - Senior Research Fellow, The Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne and Director of Research, MIND Australia.

Dr Laura Hayes - Research Specialist, Parenting Research Centre.

Chair

Arthur Papakotsias – CEO, Neami National.

 

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This session was sponsored by Neami National.

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Youth

Emerging issues, changing expectations

 

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This session explored young people’s expectations, needs and experiences of the mental health system, and the opportunities that exist for them within current reforms. Associate Professor Jane Burns presented the role of new and emerging technologies and 21st century systems of care for young people. Loretta Foster spoke about being responsive to the needs of young people in local communities, with young person Rechelle O’Dwyer weighing in on the discussion.

Speakers

Jane Burns - CEO, Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre.

Loretta Foster - Program Manager Mental Health, Gateway Health.

Facilitator
Liz Burgat - Acting Director Clinical Programs, Orygen.

 

THERE WAS NO POWERPOINT AS PART OF THIS PRESENTATION.

 

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Individualised Approach

Can choice be individualised?

 

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As a comfort term, ‘choice’ gives us a warm feeling. But it can also be a veneer which hides isolation and hopelessness, a decoy which gives the appearance of service improvements. Drawing on a FAHCSIA study funded to support implementation of the NDIS, Associate Professor Paul Ramcharan explored some of the underlying principles of choice and how, over a life-course, choice can be limited.

Speaker

Assoc Prof. Paul Ramcharan - Centre for Applied Social Research, RMIT University.

Discussant
Dr Simon Duffy.

Chair
Liz Crowther - President VICSERV.

 

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