National practice standards for the mental health workforce 2013

References and further reading

Page last updated: November 2013

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  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 2012, AHPRA definitions, viewed 6 July 2012.
  • Australia, National Mental Health Education and Training Advisory Group, National Education and Training Initiative, National Mental Health Strategy 2002, National practice standards for the mental health workforce, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra.
  • Australian Health Disaster Management Policy Committee 2009, Fourth national mental health plan – an agenda for collaborative government action in mental health 2009–2014, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra.
  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council, University of Wollongong, Curtin University of Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, University of South Australia, Queensland University of Technology 2010, The development of a pre-registration nursing competencies assessment tool, for use across Australian universities, Australian Learning and Teaching Council, Surry Hills.
  • Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council, A national framework for advanced care directives
  • Commonwealth of Australia 2010, National standards for mental health services 2010, Australian Government, Canberra.
  • Commonwealth of Australia 2012, National recovery-oriented mental health practice framework 2012, p. 12.
  • Department of Health (2011) No health without mental health: a cross-government mental health outcomes strategy for people of all ages [e-book] Department of Health, London, viewed
  • Forrest S, Mathieson A 2011, The 10 essential shared capabilities for mental health practice: learning materials (Scotland), NHS Education for Scotland, Edinburgh.
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  • National Health Workforce Planning and Research Collaboration 2011 Exploring the literature: competency-based education and training & competency-based career frameworks, HWA, Canberra.
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  • National Institute for Mental Health in England 2004, The ten essential shared capabilities: a framework for the whole of the mental health workforce, Department of Health, London.
  • New South Wales 2008, Working with Aboriginal communities: a guide to community consultation and protocols, Board of Studies NSW, Sydney.
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  • Purdie N, Dudgeon P, Walker R 2010, Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra.
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