2014 National outcomes and information forum presentations

Publication date: 2 July 2014

Rising to the information challenge

Supporting the collection, use and understanding of mental health information and outcomes.  

The following presentations are avaialbe for on demand viewing.

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Robyn Shearer, Chief Executive, Te Pou
(8 minutes, 27 seconds)    

Social outcome indicators: Telling a story with numbers
Phillipa Gaines
Director, Lattice Consulting Ltd

What is the story that we want to tell at a population level about the contribution of primary and secondary mental health and addiction services towards the health and wellbeing of local communities, and how best do we tell this story?
(31 minutes 34 seconds)

The challenge of translating life course evidence into action
Professor Richie Poulton (FRSNZ)
Director, Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit (DMHDRU), Dunedin School of Medicine.
Co-director, National Centre for Lifecourse Research (NCLR) University of Otago.

Ritchie’s presentation will draw on his experience and wealth of expertise in the use and application of longitudinal data to meet today’s challenges. In his role as Director of the world renowned Dunedin longitudinal study, he leads one of the most detailed studies of human health and development ever undertaken. Ritchie has been ranked in the top 20 researchers in the world in the fields of psychology and psychiatrist in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
(40 minutes 32 seconds)

When is more, better? How much is enough? Increasing access and ensuring good outcomes with young people
Dr Peter Brann
Director of Research and Evaluation and Senior Clinical Psychologist, EH Child Youth Mental Health Service
Adjunct lecturer, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University

This presentation will draw on trans-tasman experience of development and implementation of routine outcome measurement at Eastern Health and across Australia - connecting system improvement with information and outcomes across mental health.
(35 minutes 6 seconds)

Integrating information and outcome measurement across the sector – is it possible?
Lorna Murray
NGO Data and Information Champion and Director of Recovery Services, Richmond Services Ltd

This presentation considers the potential for how collection and use of outcomes and information could improve the integration and quality of services across the Mental Health and Addictions sector, so improving consumer experience, engagement and potentially outcomes. It explores some of the rabbit holes and barriers that stop this from happening, and imagines some possibilities for what we can positively do individually and collaboratively.
(23 minutes 21 seconds)

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