Wednesday 7th June 2023
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
The Initial Assessment and Referral Decision Support Tool (IAR-DST) for mental health care assists general practitioners and clinicians in recommending a level of care for a person seeking mental health support.
The IAR-DST brings together existing assessment results rather than replace or require additional clinical assessment scales and processes. The IAR-DST provides a framework for GPs and clinicians to consider consumers presentation and may also act as a prompt about the information to gather.
The IAR- DST aims to provide a common approach and language for communicating the intensity of the treatment response (level of care) across service providers.
IAR-DST for mental health care training is available to GPs, general practice staff, clinicians, and other mental health service providers. EMPHN will commence IAR-DST training in early 2023. To register for upcoming training, click the button below.
A once off $300 payment (excl. GST) is available for eligible GPs who complete the two-hour training. We are working towards the IAR-DST training being a RACGP CPD Approved Activity for the triennium 2023-2026.
We are also available to conduct training at your clinic (minimum numbers may apply). If you are interested, contact us at IAR.firstname.lastname@example.org