Promoting genuine consumer participation in mental health education: A consumer academic role
Brenda Happell, Cath Roper
Nurse Education Today | CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE | Published : 2009
The authors would like to acknowledge the involvement and support of Mr. Ross Findlay and Ms. Merinda Epstein, Melbourne Consumer Consultants' Group, for their role in inspiring and developing the initial funding application. The authors would also like to thank Mr. Bernie McCormack and Ms. Margaret Yii who are the consumer representatives and Mr. Greg Miller who is the academic representative on the project team, for their contributions to this work. Thanks also the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care who provided the seed funding for the position, and the Department of Human Services, Victoria, Mental Health Branch for the provision of the ongoing funding. Finally, we acknowledge the consumer participants in the Education and Training Partnerships in Mental Health who changed our way of thinking forever.