Mental Health Academic Program

The position involves academic work, teaching, supervision and coordination of students undergoing clinical placements.

Specifically the academic position will work towards:

  • increasing community access to mental health services
  • equipping other health professionals with skills to recognise mental health problems
  • engaging with local communities to increase awareness about mental health issues in regional and remote Australia
  • assisting to create clinical training capacity in nursing and other mental health disciplines
  • increasing direct service delivery mental health services in local communities by exploring novel or innovative approaches to service provision and/or working with Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) mental health & drug and alcohol facilities.

The academic position is also encouraged to increase direct service delivery of mental health services within the local community.