HelpingMinds Alert | 19th November 2015
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HelpingMinds Activities
We recently attended attend the Cities of Armadale and Gosnells Volunteer Manager’s training day where valuable knowledge was gained by all who were present.
Perth evening carer support group will not run in December, it will recommence in 2016.
Jobs At HelpingMinds
2 Team Leader Vacancies – Metro North & Metro South   (Full Time – 38hrs per week) 
We are currently seeking two Team Leaders to oversee members of our Metro Counselling & Support team based either South or North of the river. This role will be responsible for supporting staff in delivering quality services, ensuring team cohesiveness and morale and tracking and reporting on team based KPI’s.
Applications close Friday 4th December at 9am click here for more information

Mental Health Australia
Click on this link for the MH Australia’s latest stories including:  Countdown to Reform, National Alcohol Strategy, Primary Health Care Advisory Group, FRSA Conference and MHiMA Update.
Mental Health Stories, Media Summary
Click on this link for an up to date media summary.
Assessment & Management of Suicide & Aggression Policy Workshop
Please e-mail your EOI to Colin King or phone 9437 6842 as soon as possible, but please no later than COB Friday 04th December 2015.
Mental Health Act
Information on the new Mental Health Act is being progressively added to the Mental Health Commission’s website. The full Act is also available to download.
Brochures on key aspects of how the Act might apply to you when accessing clinical mental health care, such as referral, treatment and involuntary care, and reviews, can be accessed here.    To access the E-Learning package, you need to create an account to log in. To do this, click here
COMHWA (Consumers of Mental Health WA)
View COMHWA latest news and events here
Carers WA
Carers WA is seeking funding for a project designed to support carers who are working, looking to return to work, or have other significant commitments, such as training or education, but are worried about their family member during these absences.
We are seeking carer input through a short survey (four questions) as to whether this is the sort of service that would be of interest, click here.
Forensic Mental Health Sub Network Inaugural Open Meeting
Time and date:  1.00pm – 4.00pm, Friday 4 December 2015
Venue: To be confirmed, register by 5.00pm, Tues 24 Nov 2015 
The Mental Health Network invites members of the public, mental health consumers, families/support persons, staff from mental health services, primary health providers and non-government organisations who have an interest in mental health issues within a forensic environment.
YMH Sub Network Implementation Group
Expression of Interest for the Youth Sub Network Steering Committee along with the MHN Sub Network are being taken, click here for more information.
To register your interest email by 5.00pm on Friday 20 November 2015.


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