Capacity building in rural mental health in Western Australia.

  title={Capacity building in rural mental health in Western Australia.},
  author={Samar M Aoun and Lyn Johnson},
  journal={The Australian journal of rural health},
  volume={10 1},
A regional success story in capacity building in terms of workforce development in rural Western Australia is described. A rural and remote distance education program in mental health was delivered in 1999 across 10 rural sites to 31 health professionals (26 general nurses, four allied health and one Aboriginal health worker) who are in contact with mentally ill patients at the primary level in country areas. Evaluation on completion of the program and at 4 months postprogram was extremely… CONTINUE READING