19th Victorian Collaborative Mental Health Nursing CONFERENCE

Sharing knowledge, supporting practice

The annual 'Collab' celebrates and showcases the specialist practice of mental health nursing, and the ways in which this practice contributes to better health outcomes for consumers of mental health services. It welcomes early, mid-career and veteran mental health nurses, nursing students, academics and  researchers alike.

Date: Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd August 2018.

Venue: The Valley in Melbourne's Moonee Ponds.

*** 2018 keynotes announced ***

  • Mary O’Hagan, international thought leader in mental health server user perspectives and Director of Peerzone, on the role & relationship of peer workers to clinicians
  • Prof. Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Professor of Nursing and President of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, on her research into empathy, safety and resilience in the context of mental health nursing practice
  • Anna Love, Victoria’s Chief Mental Health Nurse, on Victoria’s mental health nursing policy agenda
  • Susan McLean, Australia’s foremost expert on cyber safety and online bullying, on the impact of online behaviours on the mental health of young people

The Victorian Collaborative Mental Health Nursing Conference is jointly hosted by collaborative partners:

The Centre for Psychiatric Nursing
The Centre for Psychiatric Nursing
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Foundation
Australian Nursing & Midwifery Foundation
Health and Community Services Union
Health and Community Services Union
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (Vic Branch)
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (Vic Branch)