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Service Report Jan - June 2009

Details:

Title

Service Report Jan - June 2009

Other title

Mental Health Association of Central Australia

Collection

Mental Health Association of Central Australia reports; MHACA : Mental Health Association of Central Australia reports; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2009

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2009

Language

English

Subject

Mental health facilities -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Mental health services -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Well-being -- Social aspects -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Mental Health Association of Central Australia

Place of publication

Alice Springs

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242232

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610051

Page content

MHACAServiceReport,JanuaryJune2009 /20 6.3OtherStaffingandtraining Staffingandrecruitment Thelossofaparttimestaffmemberhasprovidedavacancyintheprogram.However,followingare evaluationofservices,thispositionwillbereclassifiedandutilizedasanIndigenousspecificrole. Respectivejobdescriptionsarebeingresearchedtolookataholisticapproachfortheposition.Cultural aspectsofskingroupandgenderconflictswillbeconsideredinthisrole,andtheuseoftraditionaland mainstreammodelsofpracticewillalsobeincorporated.Thepositionneedstobefilledassoonas practical. Traininganddevelopment AsuitableCert.IVinMentalHealthisbeingresearchedaspartofcompulsorycoretrainingforstaff. IncludedinthisresearchisareviewofStudyLeaveEntitlements,StudentPlacements,ReportedPrior LearningCriteriaandTertiaryCostsforstaff. Personalplanningandtrainingforstaffincluded: 11FebruaryMHActandchangesallMHACAstaff 2425FebruaryStrategicPlanningallMHACAstaff 17MarchTreatmentofSexualOffenders 14AprilConflictManagementallMHACAstaff 2122AprilASISTtraining 2526MayHelenGloverRecoveryPrinciplesTrainingClientsandallServicestaff CulturalAwarenessProgramACAP 16JuneGriefWorkshopsafternoonandeveningsessions 2226JuneMHFAInstructorsCourse,Sydney TheservicenowhasthreeMentalHealthFirstAidInstructors,boostingthelocalregionsnumberof trainers.Theprogramisdeliveredinpartnershipwithinstructorsfromotherorganisationsincludingthe clinicalCAMHSteam,NPYandCAYLUS.


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