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National Lived Experience (Peer) Workforce Development Guidelines

Appendix 1: Key sources that informed the National Development Guidelines

  • • Bennetts, W., Pinches, A., Paluch, T., & Fossey, E. (2013). Real lives, real jobs: Sustaining consumer perspective work in the mental health sector. Advances in Mental Health, 11(3), 313-326
  • • Byrne, L. (2014). A grounded theory study of Lived Experience mental health practitioners within the wider workforce. Unpublished doctoral thesis. Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia. Retrieved from http://hdl.cqu.edu. au/10018/1018670
  • • Byrne, L., Happell, B., & Reid-Searl, K. (2015). Recovery as a Lived Experience discipline: A grounded theory study. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 36(12), 935-943. doi:10.3109/01612840 .2015.1076548
  • • Byrne, L., Happell, B., & Reid-Searl, K. (2016). Lived Experience practitioners and the medical model: World’s colliding? Journal of Mental Health, 25(3), 217-223. doi:10.3109/0963823 7.2015.1101428
  • • Byrne, L., Happell, B., & Reid-Searl, K. (2017). Acknowledging rural disadvantage in mental health: Views of peer workers. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 53(4), 259–265. doi:10.1111/ ppc.12171
  • • Byrne, L., Happell, B., & Reid-Searl, K. (2017). Risky business: Lived Experience mental health practice, nurses as potential allies. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 26(3), 285–292. doi:10.1111/inm.12245
  • • Byrne, L., Roennfeldt, H., Davidson, L., Miller, R., & Bellamy, C. (manuscript in review). To disclose or not to disclose? Peer workers impact on the culture of disclosure for mental health professionals with Lived Experience
  • • Byrne, L., Roennfeldt, H., & O’Shea, P. (2017). Identifying barriers to change: The Lived Experience worker as a valued member of the mental health team. Retrieved from: https://www.qmhc.qld.gov.au/documents/ identifyingbarrierstochangesummaryreportpdf
  • • Byrne, L., Roennfeldt, H., O’Shea, P., & Macdonald, F. (2018). Taking a gamble for high rewards? Management perspectives on the value of mental health peer workers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(4), 746. doi:10.3390/ijerph15040746
  • • Byrne, L., Roennfeldt, H., Wang, Y., & O’Shea, P. (2019). ‘You don’t know what you don’t know’: The essential role of management exposure, understanding and commitment in peer workforce development. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 28, 572–581. doi:10.1111/inm.12562
  • • Byrne, L., Roper, C., Happell, B., & Reid-Searl, K. (2019). The stigma of identifying as having a Lived Experience runs before me: Challenges for Lived Experience roles. Journal of Mental Health, 28, 260-266. doi:10.1080/09638237.2016.1244715
  • • Byrne, L., Stratford, A., & Davison, L. (2018). The global need for Lived Experience leadership. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 41(1), 76-79. doi:10.1037/prj0000289
  • • Byrne, L., Wang, L., Roennfeldt, H., Chapman, M., & Darwin, L. (2019). Queensland Framework for the Development of the Mental Health Lived Experience Workforce. Queensland Government: Brisbane
  • • Byrne, L., & Wykes, T. (2020). A role for Lived Experience mental health leadership in the age of covid-19. Journal of Mental Health. doi:10.1080/09638237.2020.1766002
  • • McKenna, R., McKenna, V., Smith, D., Turner, J., Von Helle, S., & L. Garrett. (2018). We are not the problem: We are part of the solution – Indigenous Lived Experience project report. The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention and BlackDog Institute
  • • Fong, T., Stratford, A., Meagher, J., Jackson, F., & Jayakody, E. (2018). Peer work in Australia: A new future for mental health. Australia: Richmond PRA Ltd
  • • Gillard, S., Gibson, S., Holley, J., & Lucock, M. (2015). Developing a change model for peer worker interventions in mental health services: A qualitative research study. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences; 24(5): 435-445. doi:10.1017/ S2045796014000407
  • • Gooding, P., McSherry, B., Roper, C., & Grey, F. (2018). Alternatives to coercion in Mental Health settings: A literature review. Melbourne: Melbourne Social Equity Institute, University of Melbourne
  • • Happell, B., Bennetts, W., Harris, S., Platania-Phung, C., Tohotoa, J., & Byrne, L. (2015). Lived Experience in teaching mental health nursing: Issues of fear and power. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24(1), 19-27. doi:10.1111/inm.12091
  • • Happell, B., Scholz, B., Gordon, S., Bocking, J., Ellis, P., Roper, C., ... & Platania‐Phung, C. (2018). “I don’t think we’ve quite got there yet”: The experience of allyship for mental health consumer researchers. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 25(8), 453-462
  • • Ibrahim, N., Thompson, D., Nixdorf, R., Kalha, J., Moran, G. et al., (2020). A systematic review of influences on implementation of peer support work for adults with mental health problems. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology; 55:285–293. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-019-01739-1
  • • Jackson, F., & Fong, T. (2017). Why not a peer worker. Mental Health and Social Inclusion, 21(3), 176-183. doi:10.1108/ MHSI-03-2017-0018
  • • Jones, N., Byrne, L., & Carr., S. (2020). If not now, when? COVID-19, Lived Experience, and a moment for real change. Lancet Psychiatry. doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30374-6
  • • King, A., Brophy, L., Fortune, T., & Byrne, L. (2020). Negotiating hybrid identities: A scoping review of factors that impact mental health professionals’ sharing of their Lived Experience in the workplace. Psychiatric Services. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201900606
  • • King, A.J, and Simmons, M.B. (2018). A Systematic Review of the Attributes and Outcomes of Peer Work and Guidelines for Reporting Studies of Peer Interventions. Psychiatric Services; Sep 1;69(9): 961-977. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201700564
  • • Legere, L. (2015). A providers’ handbook on developing and implementing peer roles. Retrieved from: http://www. psresources.info/images/stories/A_Providers_Handbook_on_ Developing__Implementing_Peer_Roles.pdf
  • • Mead S., & MacNeil C. (2006). Peer support: What makes it unique? International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 10 (2), 29-37
  • • Mental Health Coalition South Australia (2018). NGO mental health Lived Experience workforce standards and Guidelines. Retrieved from: https://www.mhcsa.org.au/toolkit/
  • • Mental Health Coalition South Australia (2018). Mental health peer supervision framework. Retrieved from: https://www. mhcsa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/FINAL-LEWPPeer- Supervision-Framework-111219.pdf
  • • Mental Health Coalition South Australia (2018). NGO CALD mental health Lived Experience workforce standards & Guidelines. Retrieved from: http://www.mhcsa.org.au/wpcontent/ uploads/2018/09/LEW-CALD-Guidelines_.pdf
  • • Mental Health Coalition South Australia, NGO Mental Health Lived Experience Workforce Program (2018). NGO Aboriginal mental health Lived Experience workforce standards and Guidelines. Retrieved from: https://www.mhcsa.org.au/wpcontent/ uploads/2018/09/LEW-Aboriginal-Guidelines_.pdf
  • • Moyer, B., MacAllister, J., & Soifer, M. L. F. S. (2001). Doing democracy: The MAP model for organizing social movements. New Society Publishers
  • • NSW Mental Health Commission, Peer Work Hub, Starting a Peer Workforce. Retrieved from: http://peerworkhub.com.au/
  • • NSW Mental Health Consumer Workers Committee and NSW Consumer Advisory Group – Mental Health Inc (2013). Consumer Workers’ Project: Framework for the NSW Public Mental Health Consumer Workforce. Retrieved from: https://being.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ Framework-2013-sent-to-CAC-270913.pdf
  • • Perez, J. and Kidd, J. (2015). Peer support workers: an untapped resource in primary mental health care. Primary Health Care; 7(1):84–87
  • • Productivity Commission. (2019). Mental Health Productivity Commission draft report. Retrieved from: https://www.pc.gov. au/inquiries/current/mental-health/draft/mental-health-draftoverview. pdf
  • • Roennfeldt, H., & Byrne, L. (2020). How much ‘Lived Experience’ is enough? Understanding mental health Lived Experience work from a management perspective. Australian Health Review. doi.org/10.1071/AH19261
  • • Roennfeldt, H., & Byrne, L. (2019). Skin in the game: The professionalisation of Lived Experience roles in mental health. Paper presented at the Professional Futures Conference: Challenges and Opportunities for 21st Century Professions, Gold Coast, Australia
  • • Scottish Recovery Network (2012). Experts by experience: values framework for peer working. Retrieved from: https://scottishrecovery.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/ SRN_Values_Framework_Peer_Working_reprint_2013.pdf
  • • Te Pou (2020). Peer workforce values. Retrieved from: https://www.tepou.co.nz/initiatives/peer-workforce-values/24
  • • Te Pou (2014). Service user, consumer and peer workforce: A guide for managers and employers. Retrieved from: https://www.tepou.co.nz/resources/service-user-consumerand- peer-support-workforce---a-guide-for-managers-andemployers
  • • Trachtenberg, M., Parsonage, M., Shepherd, G. and Boardman, J. (2013). Peer support in mental health care: is it good value for money? Centre for Mental Health, Report. 2013
  • • Watson, E. and Meddings, S. (2019). Peer Support in Mental Health. Red Globe Press/McMillan International. ISBN: 978-1-352-00506-6
  • • Western Australian Association for Mental Health (2014). Peer work strategic framework. Retrieved from: https://waamh. org.au/assets/documents/projects/peer-work