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Presentation for Educators and Facilitators MHPOD - Online Learning for Mental Health Workforce

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NSW MHPOD Presentation

  1. 1. Michael Blair Senior Project Officer Mental Health POD NSW Institute of Psychiatry & Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Office Mental Health Professional Online Development (MHPOD)Program
  2. 2. MHPOD <ul><li>Mental Health Pod ticks all the boxes for your staff! </li></ul><ul><li>It’s learning is self directed </li></ul><ul><li>It builds on experience </li></ul><ul><li>It integrates demands of every day life </li></ul><ul><li>It has an immediate problem centred approach </li></ul><ul><li>It also recognises (through its voluntary nature) that internal drivers motivate learning more than external </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>Aims and Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence based curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Practice Standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationally consistent curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Target - 5 main health professional groupings </li></ul><ul><li>Development - commenced in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum - collaboration between the PRC, CADRE and the National Expert Group </li></ul><ul><li>Topic Development - 45 topics have now been developed </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background cont. <ul><li>Each State and Territory has carriage of online learning for there areas . </li></ul><ul><li>NSW - NSW Institute of Psychiatry </li></ul><ul><li>QLD - Queensland Centre for Mental Health Learning </li></ul><ul><li>VIC - Mental Health Branch, Department of Human Services </li></ul><ul><li>SA - Mental Health Operations, South Australia </li></ul><ul><li>WA - Mental Health Network, WA </li></ul><ul><li>TAS – Mental Health Branch – Tasmanian Dept of Health </li></ul><ul><li>ACT – ACT Health </li></ul><ul><li>NT - Top End Mental Health, Northern Territory </li></ul>
  5. 5. Underpinned by 5 Themes Knowledge Practice Partnership Ethics Rights & responsibilities Health promotion, prevention & early detection Recovery based practice Consumers & carers rights, roles, advocacy Service integration and partnership Generic skills for practice Clinical Mental Health Interventions Managing co- occurring conditions MH across the lifespan Policy Research Quality improvement and EBP Outcome measures Evidence based practice (1) Evaluating client outcomes Service development Becoming an evidence based practitioner EBP & quality of care Cultural diversity & awareness 45Topics Organised into 13 Streams National Practice Standards Ethics of healthcare research Professional ethics in the helping relationship Cultural awareness Cultural awareness (ATSI) Culturally sensitive practice Culturally sensitive practice (ATSI)
  6. 6. Each topic lists the Credits such as….. <ul><li>Topic writers </li></ul><ul><li>Michelle Spencer </li></ul><ul><li>Contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Pricilla Ennals </li></ul><ul><li>Editors </li></ul><ul><li>David Juriansz </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica Stephens </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewers </li></ul><ul><li>Professor Eimear Muir-Cochrane </li></ul><ul><li>Catherine Schofield </li></ul>
  7. 7. Current Status of MHPOD <ul><li>Pilot Program completed </li></ul><ul><li>Launched – 2010 THEMHS </li></ul><ul><li>Online Mid – 2011 – currently has users from all over NSW entered. </li></ul><ul><li>NSW Health – funding a State-wide MHPOD Project Officer to Support the Implementation of the Program, based at the Institute of Psychiatry. </li></ul><ul><li>Project Officer appointed April 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Service Structure Loaded </li></ul><ul><li>Local Health Districts commence program </li></ul>
  8. 8. Integrating MHPOD into your practice settings <ul><li>Accreditation – professional development points/hours </li></ul><ul><li>Integration into current induction/orientation training </li></ul><ul><li>Utilisation with reflective learning </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation mapping and blended learning </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced training topics – improvements in practice </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Management </li></ul>
  9. 9. MHPOD <ul><li>What does it look like? </li></ul>
  10. 16. MHPOD <ul><li>Frequently asked questions..... </li></ul><ul><li>Can I view this at work? </li></ul><ul><li>How much time does it take? </li></ul><ul><li>Can I do some at home? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is it targeted at in the first instance? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I need special equipment? </li></ul>
  11. 17. <ul><li>Confirmation that: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ learning objectives were relevant to their job’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ topic material supports the learning objectives’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ would recommend the course to others doing the same or similar work’ (n=30, of 36) </li></ul></ul>Pilot-testing: Findings 88% 91% 83%
  12. 18. Resources <ul><li>Sample topics can be viewed at: </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Details: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Blair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Project Officer, NSW Institute of Psychiatry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>& Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amy Shearden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Policy Officer, Mental Health Workforce Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>02 9424 5834 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  13. 19. Acquired brain injury and sensory impairment Becoming an Evidence-based Practitioner Biopsychosocial factors Building the Therapeutic Relationship Carer Advocacy Carer Participation Classification of Mental Disorders
  14. 20. Confidentiality and privacy in practice Consumer Identity and Advocacy Cultural Awareness (A) Culturally Sensitive Practice Dual Diagnosis Dual Disability Early Detection and Intervention
  15. 21. Effective documentation in clinical files Effective Working Within the Multidisciplinary Mental Health Team Ethics in Healthcare Research Evidence based practice Formulation Gender issues in mental health Health Promotion and Mental Health Promotion
  16. 22. Impact of Medical Conditions Legislation and mental health practice Mental Health and Mental Illness Across the Lifespan Mental health care and Human Rights Mental Health Care for Indigenous Australians Mental health histories and MSE Mental Health Service System the Organisation
  17. 23. Networks of Care Outcome measures Parenting Issues and Mental Health Care Pharmacological Treatments Professional Ethics Psychosocial Interventions
  18. 24. Quality Improvement and Evidence Based Practice Recovery Recovery 2 Relapse Prevention Risk and protective factors Risk Assessment and Management
  19. 25. Same Sex Attracted Persons Service development The broad impact of mental illness and the need for partnership Transitional Care Planning
  20. 26. <ul><li>Strategies for working with people with Personality Disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for working with people with Forensic Histories </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for working with people who may be at risk of suicide </li></ul><ul><li>Supervision, self care and self management in Mental Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Working creatively in Case Management </li></ul><ul><li>CAMHS and Youth MH: Conditions and assessments </li></ul><ul><li>CAMHS and Youth MH: Interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Old Age Psychiatry: Conditions and assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Old Age Psychiatry: Interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Trauma and Mental Health </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting a MH Peer Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Mental health services in Primary care environments </li></ul><ul><li>Psychosocial Interventions: Strategies for case managers </li></ul>
  21. 28. Go to
  22. 29. Enter your Username and Password
  23. 30. Choose the Tier that suits you – click on “Show Courses” tab
  24. 31. <ul><li>Note the different coloured flags indicate </li></ul><ul><li>Completed </li></ul><ul><li>Not started </li></ul><ul><li>Partly complete </li></ul>
  25. 33. Team up with another person and have a go yourself!