Now more than ever, digital mental health is helping Australians navigate a challenging and rapidly changing world.
On the launch of the new Academy, MindSpot Executive Director, Professor Nick Titov reflected on the importance of investing in the training and education of Australia’s future digital mental health workforce.
The MindSpot Academy scope
First, the Clinical Registrar Program will take graduates of a Masters of Clinical Psychology program through their registrar program. Second, psychologists completing the 5+1 pathway, can also complete their 6th year supervised practice period, with all supervision provided by MindSpot. Finally, MindSpot has a long history of hosting Clinical Psychology student placements, as part of their intern training.
Heading into the remainder of 2020, The Academy has already recruited five provisional psychologists, four registrars and six students.
MindSpot Clinic Director, Rheza Tan is excited to lead the new Academy and is looking forward to its growth in years to come.
Over seven years serving more than 140,000 Australians
Being government funded, the service is free to Australian adults and used by people across metropolitan and regional locations.
MindSpot employs a highly skilled workforce, including: Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors and Mental Health Nurses.
For more information on the training pathways and how to apply, visit the MindSpot Academy website.