Mental Health and Supported Decision-Making project - Final Report and other resources published
A comprehensive suite of downloadable resources on supported decision-making has been produced as a result of the Mental Health and Supported Decision-Making project. These resources are aimed at improving supported decision-making practices for people with experience of severe mental health problems, and to assist family members and other supporters’ participation in supported decision-making. They include the following:
- An introduction to the Supported Decision Making project and suite of resources
- The project’s Final Report, which includes a four page Executive Summary detailing the main findings
- Guidelines for Supported Decision-Making for Mental Health Services
- Fact Sheet 1 What is Supported Decision-Making?
- Fact Sheet 2 Supported Decision-Making: Legal Mechanisms
- Fact Sheet 3 Practices to Improve Supported Decision-Making in Mental Health Services
- Fact Sheet 4 Resources for Supported Decision-Making
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First book based on a Healthtalk Australia project accepted for publication
We are pleased to announce that Palgrave Macmillan has accepted a proposal for an interdisciplinary edited collection exploring emotions during the journey from pregnancy to early parenthood, due for publication in 2018. The collection is based on data from the Emotional Experiences of Early Parenthood in Australian Families project, analysed from a range of disciplinary perspectives including cultural studies, sociology, history, psychiatry, and gender studies. The editors are Professor Renata Kokanovic (RMIT University) and Associate Professor Paula Michaels (Monash University), and Kate Johnston-Ataata (HTA Coordinator) is the Editorial Associate.