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Unpacking the LEWP NGO Mental Health LE Workforce Standards and Guidelines

About this event

This free Community of Practice for direct supervisors (Line Managers) of NGO designated Lived Experience/Peer Work roles has been co-produced by the NGO mental health sector, and is supported by the MHCSA’s Lived Experience Workforce Program (LEWP).


Unpacking the LEWP NGO Mental Health LE Workforce Standards and Guidelines’

LEWP co-designed the Standards and Guidelines to support the effective recruitment, retention and growth of the Lived Experience/Peer Workforce in SA’s NGO mental health sector. The document offers best practice principles for embedding and growing the workforce with examples of evidence. Designed as a self-assessment tool, NGOs work through each Standard to undertake a gap analysis, then develop an Action Plan to address these gaps and develop clear, purposeful strategies.

With plans in SA and nationally calling for the expansion of the Peer Workforce, NGOs have an opportunity to be prepared through implementation of the Standards and Guidelines.

In this and future sessions, representatives of organisations can unpack the document together one Standard and a time, with opportunity to ask questions, share successes and challenges and ideas for implementation.

Session details:

  • Wednesday 13th October, 1.30-3pm
  • Zoom only (link to be emailed to registered attendees when bookings close 5/10)
  • Hosts: Kessie Poole – Mind Australia and Kat Elsby – Sonder


Belinda Brown, Program Manager – LEWP


Bookings now open https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/community-of-practice-ngo-line-managers-of-lived-experience-workforce-tickets-175143307347

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