The Australian Government has funded COPMI to continue our work in 2015-16
This extension allows us to promote new work developed, produce important new resources and to expand the awareness and reach of the COPMI national initiative's work.
Goals for 2015-16
Increase access to information for families where a parent experiences a mental illness.
Continue with existing governance, advice and participation activities.
Provide specialist information and guidance to adult mental health services, primary health care, early childhood education, care/schools and child and family services.
Information for families
Continue to update, promote and disseminate existing and new online and hard copy COPMI materials.
Provide specialist information, education and guidance
Continue to promote and facilitate workshops for mental health professionals.
Continue to build and promote the evidence base regarding evaluation of mental health promotion, illness prevention and early intervention strategies for children and families.
Continue to work in a specialist advice capacity with key stakeholders and mental health programs to build and promote quality policy and service frameworks for children and families where a parent experiences mental illness.