EDV ‘shiny thought’ rewarded with $25,000 grant

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 EDV’s Peer Mentoring Program Supervisor and La Trobe College Graduate Researcher, Rachael Duck, is main Australia’s first on-line coaching initiative particular to consuming dysfunction peer staff.

The event of this coaching useful resource has been made potential via the awarding of a $25,000 grant from the IgnitED FundThe fund has chosen 9 early profession researchers, working in co-design groups, to develop shiny new concepts aimed toward serving to to resolve the issue of consuming problems. 

Ms Duck says the grant is recognition of the essential contribution of the lived expertise workforce within the remedy of consuming problems.  

“Consuming Problems Victoria has been main the best way with the lived expertise workforce via our Peer Mentoring Program (PMP). The PMP has been operating for over 5 years now, and in that point has confirmed to help a major discount in consuming dysfunction signs and hospital admissions for members. It’s actually thrilling to have the chance to consolidate and develop the information financial institution of our mentors who do that unimaginable work, and hopefully we’ll have the ability to share it with consuming dysfunction peer staff proper round Australia.” 

The coaching platform shall be developed over the subsequent six months. EDV’s Peer Mentors will act as consultants in addition to customers of the platform, guaranteeing the content material meets the distinctive wants of their roles. Additionally supporting the initiative are the Peer Mentoring Program workers and Put up-Doctoral Analysis Fellow Dr Anita Raspovic.  

For additional info, please contact Breanna Guterres, Communications Supervisor on 0431 717 177 or breanna.guterres@eatingdisorders.org.au. Please discuss with the Mindframe media tips when reporting on consuming problems.  

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