Mental Health Australia and the ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service have published a fact sheet on supported decision making, psychosocial disability and the NDIS.
NDIS Capacity Building Project
As a part of the NDIS Capacity Building Project, Mental Health Australia carried out two discrete projects to build the capacity of the mental health sector to operate under the new NDIS arrangements.
Advice on the impact of the NDIS on the mental health workforce
To support mental health providers in the successful transition to NDIS operating environment, Mental Health Australia partnered with National Disability Services, the Mental Health Coordinating Council of New South Wales, the Queensland Alliance for Mental Health and the Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition to deliver a suite of training. The training included national webinars, and face to face workshops in New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory, run in 2016.
As a part of the NDIS Capacity Building Project, Mental Health Australia carried out a number of activities to build the capacity of mental health consumers and carers to engage with the NDIS, as outlined below.
NDIS Consumer and Carer Advisory Group