Child and Youth Mental Health Training


Workshops are specifically designed for staff working in community-based settings with children and young people in the North Western and Western metropolitan area of Melbourne, who may not have specialist mental health training. This may include staff working in education, youth services, Child Protection, alcohol and other drugs services, settlement services and family support agencies.



Orygen is a youth mental health service, for young people aged 15–24 years. As well as direct service delivery to young people and families in the northwestern and western metropolitan region of Melbourne, Orygen provides training, secondary consultation and partnership activities.


Travancore School is a Department of Education and Training facility that services the educational needs of children and young people who are clients of Royal Children’s Hospital Mental Health (RCH MH) or Orygen.


Royal Children’s Hospital Mental Health Service provides a specialist community-based child and adolescent mental health service. RCH MH has three community teams located at Wyndham, Sunshine and Flemington for clients aged 0-15 years, and an adolescent Inpatient Unit.


headspace Sunshine, headspace Glenroy, headspace Craigieburn Werribee & headspace Melton are a one-stop-shop model of care (covering general health, drug and alcohol support, vocational and educational assistance, mental health counselling and support) designed to make it easier for young people aged 12–25 to get help.