In this edition of the NDIS Mental Health Network update, Mental Health Australia is pleased to announce that Richmond Wellbeing has been engaged to develop and deliver NDIS peer education and train‑the‑trainer workshops nationally as a part of Mental Health Australia’s NDIS Sector Development Fund Capacity Building Project.

This update also provides information about:

  • a review of NDIS pricing for personal care and community participation
  • an open consultation on NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation
  • NDIS and mental health as discussed at Mental Health Australia’s Members Policy Forum
  • NDIS Local Area Coordination partners in Victoria
  • the roll out of the NDIS in Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania
  • the latest transcript from the Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS
  • NDIS NSW Market Position Statement
  • a NSW Mental Health Commission video on NDIS and mental health
  • a recent NDIS Remote Disability Services Provider Forum
  • the latest NDIS e-Newsletter.

 

Richmond Wellbeing to design and deliver NDIS peer workshops nationally

Mental Health Australia is very excited to have engaged Richmond Wellbeing to design and deliver NDIS peer education and train-the-trainer workshops nationally as a part of Mental Health Australia’s NDIS Sector Development Fund Capacity Building Project.

Richmond Wellbeing will deliver NDIS mental health peer education modules in each state/territory, tailored to local needs and designed to:

  • Improve understanding of the operation of the NDIS and the principles which underpin it among people with psychosocial disability and their carers
  • Build the capacity of people with psychosocial disability and their carers to exercise choice and control
  • Encourage…

 

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This article excerpt was sourced from the website Mental Health Australia site (summary only) and the original article can be found at NDIS Mental Health Australia Capacity Building Project Update – 6 April 2016.

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