The Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland supports a number of initiatives designed to support mental health, allied health professionals.
Mental Health Scope of Practice
The State-wide Mental Health Allied Health Scope of Practice Project was undertaken to identify the current scope of practice of allied health working in Adult Community Health Services and identify opportunities to expand scope of practice to improve client outcomes.
- The State-wide Mental Health Allied Health Scope of Practice Project Report (PDF 553 kB) provides details on the findings and recommendations from the project.
- The Allied Health Mental Health Scope of Practice Workshop Summary Report (PDF 1566 kB) identifies key changes and provides strategies to address allied health scope of practice issues identified in the project report.
Strategies to address allied health scope of practice
- The State-wide Allied Health Mental Health Advisory Group provides strategic direction and advice on workforce development and service issues that build the capability of the allied health mental health workforce and support the delivery of safe and sustainable allied health services in mental health.
- The key priorities and activities for the State-wide Allied Health Mental Health Advisory Group are detailed in the Allied Health Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Group Strategies (2020-2021) (PDF 137 kB)