MHPiP is a collaborative development between the Nursing and Midwifery Ofﬁce, the Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) and all local health districts and specialty networks (LHD/SNs).
Designed by NSW mental health clinicians for NSW clinicians, this program offers a new and innovative professional development pathway. Here you will learn the fundamentals of mental health care with a focus on the application to everyday practice.
MHPiP is a supportive and engaging program to enhance your mental health care capabilities that will advance your career while providing the best patient care.
In the following video, Jacqui Cross, NSW Health's Chief Nursing and Midwifery Ofﬁcer, explains the MHPiP program.
MHPiP is a ﬂexible program designed to support NSW clinicians, including mental health nurses, allied professionals and general nurses, in developing mental health care practice and building skills to provide the best care to consumers.
Learning about mental health provides a solid foundation to analyse the risks and recognise the early signs of mental health problems, have the tools and the conﬁdence to act, and have the essential skills to support people on their recovery journey.
For those in clinical and non-clinical professions, this will allow you to:
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Promoting consistent demonstration of and commitment to professional values that support and enable effective ethical and legal practice.
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Optimising therapeutic partnerships with people accessing services that recognise and respond to culturally diverse needs in the prevention of ill-health and the promotion of well-being.
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Maximising opportunities for an inter-professional collaborative practice that supports the delivery of person and family-centred comprehensive care.
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Delivering collaborative trauma-informed, recovery-orientated and
person-centred mental health care that is informed by professional and ethical standards.
Download the Unit Content Summary for Pathway 4
To enrol in the MHPiP program visit the
My Health Learning hub and search for Mental Health Pathways in Practice.
If you have questions or need more information about the MHPiP program, you can: