Past Forums & Events
CMHDARN organises events to promote capacity building and understanding about research in the community mental health and drug and alcohol sectors.
On the 5th of June 2019, CMHDARN held it’s annual one-day Symposium. The theme this year was Exploring the Potential: feedback, outcome measures and practice.
Click HERE for the CMHDARN Symposium 2019 Program with abstracts and selected slides.
On 20 June 2018, the Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Research Network (CMHDARN) held a one-day Symposium in Sydney. The event provided an opportunity to hear from people with lived experience, service providers, academics as well as new and established researchers in the mental health and alcohol and other drugs fields.
KICK-START: TURNING IDEAS INTO ACTION
A practical workshop on approaching research and proposal writing, held in conjunction with the launch of the CMHDARN Seeding Grants.
SESSION I: Unpacking The Idea
SESSION II: Developing An Approach
- Research Methodology: Selecting the Best Methods for the Project
- Cultivating Research Integrity: Involving Consumers in a Real and Meaningful Way
HIGHER DEGREE RESEARCH KICK-START Click here for materials
Fifty people participated in CMHDARN Higher Degree Research Kick-Start on 20 Nov at UTS. The aim of the day was to begin conversations about how to get started in research.
A panel of experts talked about knowing when it’s time to go down the research path, provided a how to-guide to finding the best supervision, and discussed grand ideas, possible pitfalls and creative solutions, as well as the possibilities of mixed-method research, and the excitement of contributing to better practice.
NAVIGATING RESEARCH ETHICS Click here for materials
UNDERSTANDING BEST PRACTICE RESEARCH WHEN WORKING WITH ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER ORGANISATIONS AND PEOPLE. Click here for materials
STRATEGIES FOR BUILDING RESEARCH CAPACITY IN YOUR ORGANISATION Ballina. Click here for materials
FUNDAMENTALS OF RESEARCH Click here for materials
BUILDING YOUR EVIDENCE BASE – LESSONS FROM THE FIELD Click here for materials
REALISING RESEARCH IN RURAL AREAS Click here for materials
SHARING OUR LEARNING Click here for materials
ETHICS IN RESEARCH Click here for materials
CONSUMER PARTICIPATION & REPRESENTATION Click here for materials
IDEAS TO ACTIONS – Developing your Research Proposal Click here for materials