What is the eMHPrac project about?
The eMHPrac Project is an Australian Government initiative to promote the use of e-mental health resources among primary health care service providers across Australia.
See more information about eMHPrac project and partners here.
Who should participate in eMHealth training?
The eMHPrac team at NIMHR is providing training suitable for primary health care service providers including the following:
- community health workers
- occupational therapists
- peer support workers
- practice and mental health nurses
- psychologists (including general, clinical, health, counselling)
- social workers
- other allied health workers.
eMHealth training for GPs is being provided by Black Dog Institute (BDI) and can be found here.
eMHealth training for service providers working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is being provided by the Menzies School of Health Research, University Centre for Rural Health (North Coast, NSW), University of Sydney and Queensland University of Technology. Further information can be found here.
What sort of training is available?
The eMHPrac NIMHR team is providing a range of e-mental health training opportunities for allied health and nurses. These include:
- face-to-face workshops – provides hands on experience with online programs
- the e-MHealth webinar series – free, also available on-demand
- an online discussion forum for allied health, nurses and peer workers - now live! Visit us at eMHPrac Exchange: emhprac.anu.edu.au
- online training modules (under development)
Previous webinar recordings and information on upcoming webinars and workshops are available on our eMHPracTraining Page.
If you wish to hear about upcoming e-mental health training opportunities please sign up for the eMHPrac newsletter by emailing us at email@example.com
Can I use this training to accumulate CPD points?
This training will be designed with CPD in mind and accredited by professional bodies where possible. However, you will need to consider how it fits within your Professional Development Learning Plan and check your registration body's guidelines. For example, the Australian Health Practitioner Agency provides professional development guidelines for the professions that it registers.
What other resources are available for practitioners?
For more resources including downloadable brochures and catalogue guide to eMH programs, please see our Resources page.
For further information about emental health, eMHPrac or to make suggestions please contact: Carmel Poyser on (02) 61258411 or firstname.lastname@example.org
eMHPrac is funded by the Australian Government.