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About the sector

The community managed mental health sector is a key provider of mental health services and supports to people in the community.

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Annual Reports

Find detailed information on the work we do to support the community managed mental health sector.

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Latest news

Catch up on all the latest news and stories from the community-based mental health sector.

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Sector events

Discover a range of ways to connect and learn through our events, forums and talks.

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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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Registered training

Build on your lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification.

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Customised training

Contact us to design a professional development solution for your workforce and organisation.

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Our members

Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.

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Become a member

Join a strong network of community-based mental health organisations delivering better outcomes for people in New South Wales.

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RTO 91296

Learning and Development

A pathway to mental health learning and skills for the community-based mental health workforce.

Our Learning and Development Unit provides innovative, best practice training that is engaging and transformational in nature to meet the needs of and develop the community managed mental health sector across New South Wales. As a proud Registered Training Organisation (RTO 91296), we are committed to delivering high-standard training that is recognised for its quality and industry relevance. Join us on a journey of knowledge, skill development, and professional growth that sets the benchmark for training and workforce standards.

Our courses are informed by trauma-informed recovery-oriented practice principles.

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training and courses
  • Online, professional development, certified training and short courses in mental health.
  • Informed by the most contemporary trauma-informed recovery-oriented practice principles.
  • Delivered throughout New South Wales by highly experienced and dedicated trainers, including many with lived experience.
Safe Training

Mental Health Coordinating Council takes the health and safety of our team and students seriously.

We deliver in-person training with arrangements to minimise the spread of communicable diseases (such as COVID-19 or influenza).

sector development
  • Innovative, best-practice training and professional development to enhance workforce capacity and skills in the community mental health sector.
  • Courses are designed to meet current workforce needs and the dynamic mental health landscape.
  • Our training leads to vocational qualifications and credentials recognised across Australia.
Contact us

To find out more about our training opportunities, professional development courses and customised workforce training contact our Learning and Development team at training@mhcc.org.au or call 02 9060 9630.

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