The University of Melbourne is offering a Professional Certificate in Mental Health Practice. This course is designed for health professionals currently working in the field of mental health or those working in organisations where mental health issues are prevalent.
What’s new ?
New MHPOD topics
The thirteen new MHPOD topics that were recently developed have been endorsed the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. Endorsement has been granted for two years, commencing 28 August 2013.
The ACMHN endorses professional development activities as a means of ensuring that activities are relevant to the workforce and that activities meet a minimum standard.
The thirteen new MHPOD topics to have been endorsed are:
Five more new MHPOD topics have now been made available. The new topics include:
Development has been completed on three new MHPOD topics. The three topics are:
Borderline Personality Disorder
This topic introduces the key concepts associated with the contemporary understanding of BPD and provides a range of links and resources to assist mental health workers to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the key issues.
CAMHS and Youth Mental Health: Conditions and Assessments
Registration for MHPOD is now available to psychologists not working in public mental health through the Australian Psychological Society (APS) website. Psychologists who are not members of the APS may also register here.
Registration for MHPOD for other mental health practitioners not working in public mental health has been available through the following professional organisations throughout 2011/12: