Training and Development

  • 2015 APEC Roundtable on Mental Health

    Nearly 100 health officials, mental health experts, academic and private sector representatives from 16 APEC member economies attended the recent 2015 APEC Roundtable on Mental Health, held on 25 August in Manila. This historic Roundtable underscores the growing understand of the vital role of mental... Read more

  • New Resources for policy engagement and influence

    Fostering sustainable policy change is a topic close to our hearts in the mental health sector.  This is why it is exciting to see the release of a new and online guide to understanding, engaging with and influencing policy. With funding from the Canadian Grand Challenges, and hosted by the Mental... Read more

  • POST Welcomes Frances Ames Scholar

    Dr. Engelina Groenewald from Cape Town, South Africa joined the POST Program for the month of April to observe aged mental health and neuropsychiatry. Engelina is the most recent recipient of the Frances Ames Scholarship named after St Vincent’s Mental Health Chair of Psychiatry Prof David Castle’s... Read more

  • Mental Health Collaborations

    Dalian is the southernmost city in North Eastern China. With an estimated population of over 6 million people the seaport of Dalian is the second largest city in the Liaoning Province. Psychiatrist’s Dr. Wang Xiaoming and Dr. Zhang Liang from The Dalian 7th People’s Hospital joined the POST Program... Read more

  • Postgraduate Overseas Specialists Training (POST) Program in 2014

    Asia Australia Mental Health (AAMH) in collaboration with St Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne), Mental Health Department and The University of Melbourne offers clinical training fellowships in mental health for overseas psychiatrists, nurses and allied health professionals. Since inception in 2001 over... Read more

  • AAMH’s work featured in the Global Health Melbourne Plan

    Asia-Australia Mental Health’s (AAMH) work across 17 Asia Pacific countries featured prominently in the new $17.8 million Victorian Government Global Health Melbourne Plan launched on 30th April. The Global Health Melbourne Plan to assist Victorian business to take their world-leading health and... Read more

  • Sub-Mekong research partnerships – opportunities to innovate

    Key mental health partners in the Sub-Mekong region have joined together to establish a Sub-Mekong Region Mental Health Research Training Program.
 
 With a shared purpose of developing a regional network to advance research training efforts, much work has been done on establishing a structure... Read more

  • Pioneering new approaches in Honiara

    Staff from Ministry of Health and Medical Services all over Solomon Islands gathered for a newly developed community mental health course.  Aimed to provide information that will inform future service development and delivery, the 10 days training comprised of short lectures, small group discussions... Read more

  • Disaster Mental Health: From Challenges to Opportunities

    Asia Australia Mental Health has partnered with China’s Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation to co-host the "Disaster Mental Health: From Challenges to Opportunities” forum and training program from 29-31 October 2013 in Beijing. Disaster mental health stakeholders from around the... Read more

  • Taking shelter in Indonesia

    When you think of Indonesia and mental health, perhaps what first comes to mind are images of people shackled to trees or locked in confined spaces.  But while stories of difficult conditions dominate newspapers headlines, it is the stories of successful recovery from mental ill-health and the efforts... Read more