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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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Nationally Recognised Training

UPSKILL your career

Explore our range of highly regarded training pathways for the mental health workforce.

Mental Health Coordinating Council takes COVID safety seriously. We are now delivering face-to-face training with arrangements to minimise the spread of COVID-19. Please see COVID-Safe Training for details.

Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515)

Course overview This highly popular qualification builds on the knowledge of workers who have lived experience of mental health conditions as either a consumer or carer to train as a Peer Worker. This peer work training provides an opportunity for participants to build on their lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised […]

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Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work – Online (CHC43515)

This highly popular qualification provides Peer Workers with an opportunity to build on their lived experience and on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification in mental health. Course overview The peer workforce is the fastest growing mental health workforce in Australia. The Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work (CHC43515) has been developed to […]

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Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work – Fast Track (CHC43515)

Course overview This Fast Track course offers Peer Workers with two or more years professional experience the opportunity to complete the CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work qualification in just six face-to-face training days. The course draws on students’ lived and on-the-job experience to consolidate and build their skills. With a small time […]

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Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315)

Course overview Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) has been endorsed as a voluntary entry-level qualification by the community mental health sector. It provides an opportunity for participants to build upon their on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification in mental health. The qualification covers a range of core unit competencies including establishing self-directed […]

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Certificate IV in Mental Health – Fast Track (CHC43315)

Course overview The Fast Track option allows workers with at least two years’ professional experience to complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) qualification in just six face-to-face training days. It draws on, on-the-job experience to consolidate and build workers skills. Because of the small time commitment, it is a great opportunity for existing […]

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