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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Embracing Change: A Guide to the NDIS Practice Standards Webinar

18 August 2022 — 3:00pm

Zoom Webinar

Mental Health Coordinating Council is pleased to announce the launch of two new resources from the Embracing Change Project to foster greater awareness of the NDIS Practice Standards from a psychosocial disability perspective, and support NDIS providers to achieve increasing compliance with the NDIS Practice Standards.

To mark the release of the resources, MHCC will be holding a special launch event with the Embracing Change project team to provide background information on the project and demonstrate how to use the new NDIS Practice Standards Self-Assessment Tool.

Join the Embracing Change team on the launch of these new resources with the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session at the end.

Thursday 18 August 2022
3:00pm to 4:00pm


Carmel Tebbutt, Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Coordinating Council
Carmel Tebbutt is the CEO of Mental Health Coordinating Council and a member of the Board of Mental Health Australia. Carmel will host the launch of these two new resources and facilitate a Q&A session at the end.

James Houston, Director, Breaking New Ground NGO Services Online
BNG is a leading provider of online solutions for Australian community services and health service providers, in the areas of quality and service standards, quality management systems and organisational capacity building. James will provide a demonstration of the NDIS Practice Standards Self-Assessment tool that MHCC and BNG have developed to assist NDIS providers in reviewing their compliance to the NDIS Practice Standards.

Katy Sam, Project Coordinator, Mental Health Coordinating Council
Katy will share some background into the Embracing Change project and highlight the resources developed in Stage Two to assist NDIS providers of psychosocial support services in understanding and complying with the NDIS Practice Standards.

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