• What role does your PHO have in preventing mental illness? • What information does your PHO have regarding NGOs and other agencies leading prevention and community development programmes? • What capabilities will the PHO require in order to fulfil the role decided upon? • What are the culturally specific needs that should be addressed in prevention programmes? • How should you develop your relationship with secondary providers to meet the needs of your population for secondary and tertiary prevention? Screening to identify people at a higher risk of mental health problems • What screening will be used to meet the needs of your enrolled population? • How will you take cultural considerations into account?
50Primary Health Organisations: Service development toolkit for mental health services in primary health care• What are the provider constraints on implementing the proposed screening programme? • What are the organisational constraints when implementing screening? • What will happen to people identified by the screening process? Assessment and management in primary health care Comprehensive assessment • Does your PHO know about the workforce capability of your providers? • How will your PHO use this information? • Do your practitioners have adequate time and resources available to undertake what is required? • If not, what are the possible solutions? Personal health care management • How does the care provided within individual practices currently match this active follow-up approach? • How will the PHO allow providers to use evidence-based treatment options with its enrolled population? • How will the different management needs of Mäori and Pacific peoples be addressed? Organisational changes • How much do you know about your workforce capability? • How does this competency base enable appropriate assessment of Mäori, Pacific and Asian people and people from different cultures? • What are the skills required to deliver on the mental health action plan? • Are these skills available within existing providers? If not where and how are you going to obtain these skills? Workforce development When developing an educational programme, you may consider several points. • Building relationships with experienced educators including cultural competency professionals, mental health practitioners and consumers who can provide additional expertise to a programme. • The current range of help that is available to practitioners, and whether or not practitioners know this. • What training your practitioners consider that they need, given their own views of their strengths and weaknesses?
Primary Health Organisations: 51Service development toolkit for mental health services in primary health care • Establishing clinical leaders that will provide leadership in the development of core primary mental health competencies.
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