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.
Early Bird registrations are now open. Book now to secure your discount. Student rates and bulk discounts apply.
2018 Free Student Pass offer
Are you a nursing student who's thinking about a career in mental health? Apply to win a free pass to this year's Victorian Collaborative Mental Health Nursing Conference.
2018 Collab Program Release
Now available for download
*** 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