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Community Managed Organisations Outcome Measures Project

AMHOCN collaborated with Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) on a project focussed on the use of outcome measures in mental health community managed organisations (CMOs) across Australia.  The result of that project is a guidebook that offers recommendatons on tools that can be used by mental health CMOs and useful information on issues to consider when implementing, using and reporting outcome measurement in organisations. Download Implementing Routine Outcome Measurement in Community Managed Organsiations (PDF, 1.5mb).

The guidebook was informed by initial work which which involved scoping the current use of measures in the sector and a literature review to identify potential measures with suitability for the sector. The results of this work is also available to download: National Community Managed Organisation Outcome Measures Final Report  (PDF, 3.3mb).

Should you require any information on this project, please do not hesitate to contact Rosemary Dickson, AMHOCN Network Coordinator, by email or by phone on: 02 9844 6333. Information about the project can also be viewed on the CMHA website.