Consumers and Carers as Educators

The following online training modules were developed as part of the Consumers and Carers as Educators Project.

Consumers and Carers are in the unique position of being able to provide valuable information and insight through their lived experience.

The objective of these training modules is to inform and support health professionals. They provide practical guidance on how to involve consumers and carers in a meaningful ways into patient centered care models. 

The modules have been created to support practitioners including GPs, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers and other mental health practitioners. Click on the links below to commence each module. 

When you complete each module you will be able to download a certificate. Save the certificate as a PDF file, then you will be able to insert your name where indicated.

To view modules on mobile devices (even when offline), download the iSpring Play App

Module 1 Consumer and Carer Involvement

Module 2 Continuity of Care

Module 3 Communication

Module 4 Cooperation (Roles & Responsibilities)

Module 5 Collaboration

Evaluation Form after completing the online modules, please complete the evaluation to support ongoing improvements

These modules have been RANZCP Endorsed as CPD Activity code: ED000031 for .5 CPD hours per module (or 2.5 CPD hours for all 5 modules) as an Online Learning Activity.


Completing these online training modules earns 5.0 ACMNH continuing professional education (CPE) points.

Copyright: All modules were developed by the Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) Limited 

© Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) Limited, 2016


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