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Cath Roper

Lecturer (Mernatl Health Consumer Acad)
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
psychiatry
humans
nursing
mental health services
mental health
community participation
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Ms

Cath Roper

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Consumer perspectives in mental health
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Ms

Cath Roper

 

Cath Roper holds a pioneering consumer academic role at the Centre for Psychiatric Nursing. Using perspectives arising from lived experience of mental health services, Cath develops and co-delivers training across specialist mental health service setting, and co-ordinates, teaches, assesses a core consumer perspective subject in the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing, Mental Health.

Cath has an international profile as a speaker, keynote and scholar. Her research interests include the development of consumer perspective as a discipline, and consumer decision-making, human rights and ethics in the context of mental health legislation. Cath has co-chaired government committees, worked as a consumer surveyor with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, been engaged for policy development, and built up strong, collegial relationships with local, national and international service user academics and leaders.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2016

Lifetime Achievement Award

Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council

2003

Gold Achievement Award

The Mental Health Service

2

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer (Mernatl Health Consumer Acad)

Nursing

Education


Bachelor of Arts

La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma in Education

University of Melbourne

Masters in Social Health

University of Melbourne