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2016
Welcome back to the NT Mental Health Coalition’s (NTMHC) e-bulletin. NTMHC's monthly e-bulletin with updates, news and information related to Mental Health Community sector and the Community Managed Mental Health sector.

Please forward this to anyone you think may be interested in highlights from this edition, or interested in becoming a member of the NTMHC.

 
In this Edition
NDIS News

Other news

Events and conferences

Employment

 

NDIS News

Working with the NDIS - Your guide to being a registered NDIS provider

https://myplace.ndis.gov.au/ndisstorefront/html/sites/default/files/documents/Provider/Working%20with%20the%20NDIS%20your%20guide%20to%20being%20a%20registered%20NDIS-provider.pdf

https://myplace.ndis.gov.au/ndisstorefront/providers/ndis-providers.html

The NDIS in the Northern Territory: A new way of working in remote Australia

https://myplace.ndis.gov.au/ndisstorefront/news/ndis-nt-news-item.html

City of Darwin - Join Integrated disAbility Action and the National Disablility Insurance Agency for an update on the NDIS. For more information and to register your interest email Melinda Freemen.http://melindaF@somerville.org.au

For a copy of the Bilateral Agreement please go to http://www.ntmhc.org.au
 

Other news

PHN Primary Mental Health Care Flexible Funding Pool Implementation Guidance material has been developed to support PHNs in implementing the primary mental health care reform activities and managing the associated flexible funding.
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/PHN-Mental_Tools

Mental Health Australia's report on PHN Mental Health Guidance
https://mhaustralia.org/civicrm/mailing/view?reset=1&id=619

Media releases -  Don Dale Detention Centre & the Royal Commission
https://www.ntmhc.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Final-Media-Release-Don-Dale-Detention-Centre.pdf

http://www.naaja.org.au/category/news/
 
http://www.naccho.org.au/news/
 
https://nacchocommunique.com/2016/08/05/naccho-dondalekids-why-are-so-many-indigenous-kids-in-detention-in-the-nt-in-the-first-place/
 
http://www.psychology.org.au/news/media_releases/2August2016/
 
http://www.lowitja.org.au/royal-commission-northern-territory-juvenile-detention

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Articles
Mental Health Commission of NSW -  Review finds consumer-operated services are effective in supporting recovery
http://nswmentalhealthcommission.com.au/publications/the-effectiveness-of-services-led-or-run-by-consumers-in-mental-health-rapid-review-of

Calling for 'Just Justice' for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cognitive impairments, Jesuit Social Services
http://jss.org.au/calling-for-just-justice-for-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-people-with-cognitive-impairments/

How the KidsMatter framework supports children who show signs of mental health difficulties.
https://www.kidsmatter.edu.au/health-and-community/enewsletter/how-kidsmatter-framework-supports-children-who-show-signs-mental

A new approach to suicide prevention, developed by researchers at the Black Dog Institute and the National Health Medical Research Centre (NHMRC) for Research Excellence in Suicide prevention (CRESP) https://cresp.edu.au/

Suicide rate for your Indigenous men highest in the world, Australian report finds.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-12/indigenous-youth-suicide-rate-highest-in-world-report-shows/7722112
 

Events and conferences

The annual Disability Awareness Festival (DAF) and calendar of events starting Monday 15 August through to Saturday 3 September.
http://www.darwin.nt.gov.au/live/your-community/disability-services-and-programs/disability-awareness-festival-daf

ACNC - Northern Territory sessions - Alice Springs 26 August and Darwin 5 September
The Ask ACNC sessions will cover the work of teh ACNC, issues afffecting the sector and basic financial training, the sessions will be interactive and free to attend. Book now to attend a session
http://www.acnc.gov.au/ACNC/Edu/Ask_ACNC_2016.aspx

NDIS: Sharing the Message. Richmond Wellbeing - Darwin 23 - 24 August and Alice Springs
25 - 26 August.
for more information please contact Sabrina Lewis http://sabrina.lewis@rw.org.au
or phone (08) 9350 8800. Flyer click here

Mental Health Week 8 - 15 October - the theme for this year is talk support recover.
A launch and a day in the park is being organised for Monday 10th October at the Jingili Water Gardens from 10am - 3pm all welcome. A flyer will be circulated soon. The Coalition has developed an events and calendar page for mental health week, to register your events and activities go to http://www.ntmhc.org.au

Future Proofing your NDIS Service. Workshop 31 August - 1 September, Sydney
how to redesign your NDIS Business http://registration@criterionconferences.com

Training - Mental Health First Aid. This course offering is limited to Carers of a person experiencing Mental Illness. RSVP is essential by the 14 September. For further information contact Noelene Armstrong on 89 444 888 or email noelene.armstrong@carersnt.asn.au
 

Employment

Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA) - has a vacancy for a StandBy Coordinator.
Alice Springs region, full time, fixed term contract till 30 March 2017.  For more information go to
http://mhaca.org.au/standby-coordinator/

Anglicare - Disability Support Worker- Based in Darwin - Part Time / Casual and a
Residential Youth Worker/s (24/7 Out of Home Care) - Based in Alice Springs - Full Time / Part Time. For more information https://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/

Catholic Care has several positions across the Territory for more information go to
http://www.catholiccarent.org.au/careers

TEAMhealth - is looking for a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker. For more information and the position description http://www.teamhealth.asn.au/365_career/products/PRW%20RA081123326A.pdf
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