- Recovery Library
A repository of research, case studies and reflection on recovery-oriented practice in mental health.Explore
The CPN offers no-cost, on-site workshops to all Victorian area mental health services. They are designed to upskill the mental health nursing workforce in line with current practice challenges, legislation & policy directions.
Mental Health Nursing
The annual Collab Conference showcases the specialist practice of mental health nursing, and the ways it contributes to better health outcomes for consumers of mental health services. It welcomes graduate, ‘beginner’ and long-time nurses, nursing students and nursing academics alike.
In late July, the Centre for Psychiatric Nursing hosted visiting US-based psychiatrist and renowned mental health advocate Dr Daniel Fisher, who delivered a public lecture titled ‘Resisting the medicalisation of mental health: the Empowerment Model of Recovery’.News
Quacquarelli Symonds’ prestigious Rankings by Subject highlight the world’s top universities by study areas, based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. This year marks the first time that nursing has been ranked by QS, with the University of Melbourne coming in at number 19 in the world.News
This month’s ‘check out’ looks at the strengths based approach, one of nine key pillars of recovery-oriented Framework for specialist mental health practiceNews
An online repository of tools, case studies, reflection and research in support of recovery-oriented practiceVisit
Mental Health Nursing Workshops
A program of one-day workshops designed to upskill nurses in line with current practice innovations, challenges and policy directions.View
Psychotherapy Essentials for Mental Health Nurses
A ten-day introduction to the theory and practice of psychotherapeutic nursing, and how it aligns with recovery-oriented practiceView
Vic Collaborative Mental Health Nursing CONFERENCE
Showcasing the specialist practice of mental health nursing, and its contribution to better outcomes for mental health consumersView
RPN 4/5 Educators Forum
A space for Victoria’s clinical educators to network, share knowledge, engage with and provide feedback on current priorities in policy and practice development.View
The CPN works in collaborative partnerships with state government, industry bodies, research partners and area mental health services.View
The Centre for Psychiatric Nursing is comprised of a variety of Academic and Professional staff with expertise in delivering services to improve mental health and wellbeing - whether through knowledge transfer in our workshops, researching new opportunities for mental health service improvement, or supporting our growing network.