Mental health reform in Victoria
Focussing on the continuum of care
This session considered the future continuum of care that will be available in Victoria within the context of current reforms and strategies.
Assoc Prof. Ruth Vine – Executive Director, North Western Mental Health Services.
Margaret Grigg - Acting Director Mental Health, DHHS.
Laura Collister - Director of Mental Health Services, Research and Development, MI Fellowship.
Terry Palioportas - CEO, Mentis Assist.
This session was sponsored by Mentis Assist.
Rights, complaints and advocacy
The mental health act.
This session discussed how the new Mental Health Act supports the rights of people with mental illness, through the new Office of the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner and Independent Mental Health Advocacy service.
Lynne Coulson-Barr - Victorian Mental Health Complaints Commissioner.
Liz Carr - Peer Advocate, IMHA
Caz Healy – Director Strategy, cohealth.
This session was sponsored by cohealth.
National Mental Health Reform
Will the current reforms get us where we want?
This facilitated panel session discussed the national mental health developments – will the reforms get us to where we want, and what’s happening with the 5th Mental Health Plan.
Jackie Crowe - Commissioner, National Mental Health Commission.
Rob Knowles – Commissioner, National Mental Health Commission.
Frank Quinlan – CEO, Mental Health Australia.
Liz Crowther - CEO, MI Fellowship.
NO POWERPOINTS WERE USED IN THIS SESSION.
This session was sponsored by MI Fellowship.
Co-design, co-production and collaborative recovery
Co-design across different settings.
In this session, Dr Peter McKenzie discussed co-design as a practice of Trialogue that is collaboratively engaging consumers, carers and services.
Cath Roper was unable to attend conference. Vrinda Edan delivered her presentation which took us from co-design to co-production - approaching the concept of co-production as a methodology, Cath will discuss the value of co-production and how this is incorporated into training processes.
Co-design in the context of family-inclusive practice
Peter McKenzie - Carer Academic (Mental Health), The Bouverie Centre.
Co-design to co-production
Cath Roper – Consumer Academic, School of Psychiatric Nursing, University of Melbourne.
Chris McNamara - CEO, Within Australia.
This session was sponsored by Within Australia.