Training and Development

  • 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

  • Shifting minds in Indonesia

    In September 2013, Asia Australia Mental Health (AAMH) and its Australian partners, Mind, were asked by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Indonesia to provide a two-day training seminar to key mental health workers in Jakarta. Anthony Stratford, Senior Advisor Recovery from Mind Australia, and AAMH... Read more

  • Building workforce capacity in Guangdong

    Guangdong is the fastest growing and most populous province of China with a population of 104 million residents and another 16 million migrants from all over China who are drawn by employment opportunities in the vast number of multi-national and Chinese factories. Its economy is the same size as the... Read more

  • Exchanging knowledge: Guangdong, Henan, Jiangsu

    From 15 – 17 April, AAMH provided training to fourteen Directors and Deputy Directors of hospitals from three different Chinese provinces – Guangdong, Henan and Jiangsu. Interested in the management of community-based mental health systems, the group comprised of senior hospital administrators from... Read more

  • Supporting disaster mental health responses in the Solomon Islands

    On 6th February 2013, an 8.0 earthquake occurred close to Santa Cruz Island, Temotu Province in the Solomon Islands, generating a tsunami.  The National Disaster Council reported 10 fatalities and 15 injured, with 588 houses destroyed and 478 damaged.  Approximately 4,500 people, or 37% of the... Read more

  • Hong Kong-Australia Training in Case Management

    Australian trainers Greg Miller and Kate Lheude delivered the 4th Multi-professional Case Management Program for Case Managers (Personalised Care Program for People with Severe Mental Illness) training program in November 2011. This two-week intensive course was delivered to 60 participants, whose... Read more

  • Joint workshop for mental health promotion in China

    AAMH and key professionals in China have jointly held a three day workshop to begin work on developing capacity for mental health promotion across China. Mental Health promotion has become a major focus for China in its development of a comprehensive community mental health system.  This is part of... Read more

  • Innovative Strengths Model Training in Beijing

    Asia Australia Mental Health and the Peking University Institute of Mental Health delivered an innovative training program to mental health professionals in October 2010.  The Balanced Rehabilitation Training featured the Strengths Model of Case Management and over 100 mental health professionals... Read more