Seeking external consultant for Embracing Change project evaluation

Seeking external consultant for Embracing Change project evaluation

MHCC is seeking an external consultant to evaluate the Embracing Change project, which has been supported through grant funding from the Australian Government. Embracing Change: Applying the NDIS Practice Standards in Psychosocial Services This project will deliver ten webinars and one national forum for organisations that provide services to people living with, or at risk […]

Rural and Remote Representation Required for the Embracing Change Project Advisory Group

ADVISORY GROUP: EOI The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission has provided funding under the NDIS Provider Program to the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) to deliver the project ‘Embracing Change: Applying the Practice Standards in Psychosocial Disability Services’. The project is aiming to create greater national awareness and understanding of the […]

Psychosocial Disability Services Embracing Change

The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) welcomes the announcement today by the Hon. Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) of the grant recipients under the Support for NDIS Providers Program. MHCC have been supported through grant funding from the Australian Government of $629,000 to implement the project ‘Embracing Change: Applying […]

NDIS Worker Screening

From 1 July 2019, there will be new worker screening requirements for people delivering NDIS services. A new NDIS Worker Check will be introduced in NSW from 1 July 2019. Until then, transitional NDIS worker screening arrangements are in place in NSW. Under the quality and safeguards arrangements for the NDIS, the roles and responsibilities […]

Tracking transitions of people from PIR, PHaMs and D2DL into the NDIS – Interim Report

Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) and the University have today released the phase 2 report on the Commonwealth Mental Health Programs Monitoring project. The project is tracking the transition of people from national mental health programs –  Partners in Recovery (PIR), Personal Helpers and Mentors(PHaMS) and Support for Day to Day Living (D2DL). It is […]

Accessing the NDIS? Co-Design Focus Group with CALD communities

We are conducting a co-design process alongside people with lived experience, their family, carers, supporters, advocates and service providers to improve existing materials and create NEW supporting resources. Co-design provides an opportunity for people to contribute in a respectful, safe and supported environment. Our process includes a focus on CALD communities and will include a […]

Accessing the NDIS? Co-Design Focus Group with LGBTIQA+ people

We are conducting a co-design process alongside people with lived experience, their family, carers, supporters, advocates and service providers to improve existing materials and create NEW supporting resources. Co-design provides an opportunity for people to contribute in a respectful, safe and supported environment. Our process includes a focus on LGBTIQA+ communities and will include a […]

Mental Heath Rights Manual – New Section – your rights and the NDIS

MHCC is pleased to present a new addition to its widely recognised and regarded NSW Mental Health Rights Manual, which continues to empower and inform people looking to better navigate the mental health and related service systems in NSW. This new chapter focuses on the rights of people living with psychosocial disability in relation to […]

Community Engagement Education Package (CEEP) Project: Co-Design Working Group

Community Engagement Education Package Project Co-Design Working Group – Get Involved! The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has funded the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) to co-design a Community Education Engagement Package (CEEP) to assist community workers, volunteers and peers to better support people living with a psychosocial disability or mental health condition. These are […]

Supporting community connection for people with mental health conditions outside of a funded NDIS package

Community Engagement Education Package Project ADVISORY GROUP: EOI The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has provided NSW Information, Linkages and Capacity-building (ILC) Jurisdictional Grant funding to the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) to co-design a Community Engagement Education Package (CEEP) to support people living with a mental health condition and/or at risk of developing psychosocial […]

New MHCC NDIS Projects

The NDIA has funded MHCC to undertake three NDIS projects over the next two years. The projects allow MHCC to continue important conversations about NDIS implementation from a mental health perspective. Importantly, the projects allow our sector to continue to contribute to increasing the opportunities and reducing the challenges of NDIS implementation within the mental […]