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Mental Health Training and Development Unit (MHTDU)

MHTDU is a unit of NorthWestern Mental Health and its primary role is to assist in the workforce development needs of clinical staff. It offers a variety of workshops and programs designed for mental health practitioners of all disciplines. In addition we advocate the participation of both the consumer and carer workforce in planning and delivery of training.


Register online now

To register please complete the online registration form. To ensure a place in a workshop, early registration is highly recommended due to limited availability.

Registration confirmation

Registrations are confirmed via email within 5 working days. If you do not receive a confirmation please contact us, details below.

A reminder confirmation email will also be sent to registered participants one week prior to the workshop.

Time and Location of Workshops

Workshops advertised are all day, unless otherwise indicated. Registration is 8.45am for a 9am start, finishing at 4.30pm.

Workshop times and locations are listed on the Calendar and are included in the workshop confirmation email.

Attendance for the full duration of the workshop is mandatory.

If the workshop is fully booked, MHTDU will notify the applicant and place them on the waiting list. The applicant will be contacted if a position becomes available.


NWMH staff attend free of charge. There is an attendance fee for external applicants (applicants not currently employment by NWMH) please find below schedule of fee's below (effective as of February 2015):

Two day workshop $ 450.00 inc GST
Full day workshop $ 250.00 inc GST
Half day workshop $ 130.00 inc GST

Cancellation Policy

A fee of up to 50% of the course fee may apply cancellations made within seven days prior to the workshop date. Name changes can be made up until the day prior to the workshop.

Enquiries and requests

Our training consultants can assist in the identification of organisational training needs and the development of training processes. On-site, team-based and discipline specific training can be tailored to the individual requirements of organisations across Australia.


Tel: (03) 8387 2730
Fax: (03) 8387 2720

MHTDU Coordinator Gary Ennis, Full-time
Clinical specialist / training consultant

Debbie Bloom, Full-time

Tom Hall, Part-time

Katherine Fairest, Part-time

Andrew O'Sullivan, Full-time

Administration Staff

Josey Biasol, Mon - Wednesday
Rebekah Padovan - Full-time

MHTDU postal address

Mental Health Training and Development Unit
NorthWestern Mental Health
RMH Royal Park Campus
Building 5
34-54 Poplar Rd
Parkville Vic 3052

ABN: 73 802 706 972

2016 Registration Forms

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2017 NWMH Training Calendar




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