Presentations at conferences

4th Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium, Adelaide. ‘Recovery Oriented services in Rural Victoria: The SNAP experience’  November, 2012 – Dr Anton N. Isaacs & Chris McNamara

NSW Rural Mental Health Conference “Implementing a staged recovery process at SNAP Gippsland” December, 2008 – Alex Couley & Carolynne Holdsworth

AusMHLP Completion Seminar “Implementing an evidence-based model of recovery in an inter-sectoral setting” Dec 2008  – Alex Couley

Vicserv: “SNAP Gippsland not a non service” May, 2008 – Alex Couley

Gippsland Mental Health Conference: Joint presentation – Collaborative Therapy – Sept, 2007 Alex Couley – SNAP Gippsland Inc, Carolynne Holdsworth –  Frameworks for Health (formerly Mental Health Research Institute)


TheMHS Award 2007 _ Special Judges Award  – “Collaborative Recovery Model and Training Program”  In recognition of the development of a coherent model for collaborative recovery and the implementation of an extensive training program to further develop the evidence based foundation for recovery oriented services. This was presented to UoW and all other services involved in the training.

TheMHS Award 2008 – Gold Award – NGO section “The consumers experience of SNAP’s Implementation of the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM)” 


The June 2007 edition of New Paradigm, Australian Journal on Psychosocial Rehabilitation has an extensive section on the CRM. It covers the model, implementing a recovery oriented model of care …into service, benchmarking against other services…….