COPMI Clinician, Parent Programs- Northern Beaches

Programs for parents with a mental illness (parenting courses and programs)

The Northern Beaches Mental Health Service has one part time COPMI clinician. The clinician works across adult and child and adolescent mental health as well as with other statutory and non-government agencies to promote best practice in working with parents who have a mental illness and their children (0-18)

The role includes the following activities:

  • Clinical interventions for children, parents/families where a parent has a mental illness: This may include issues around parenting capacity, child behaviour, psycho-education and other assessments and interventions depending on need.
  • Education and training for mental health and other staff who work with families where a parent has a mental illness.
  • Consultation and resource provision for mental health staff and others.
  • Development of best practice guidelines and clinical pathways to support best practice with COPMI families.

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For use by families where a parent has a mental illness, their supporters, and services who work with them.