Sea World Resort Conference Centre, Gold Coast

We are pleased to announce the representation of Aftercare and the Professional Practice Academy at the upcoming International Mental Health Conference to be held on the Gold Coast, 10th – 12th August 2016 at the Sea World Resort Conference Centre.

Deputy CEO, Ivan Frkovic will be presenting at the Conference on the topic: Working Together – Optimising the recovery oriented approach through collaborative mental health care in the community. Ivan aims to highlight the success of the Floresco model to provide an innovative approach to mental health service delivery; breaking new ground in the area of community managed & multidisciplinary mental health care.

The Professional Practice Academy (PPA) is sponsoring the event and staff will showcase the product and value of the platform to Conference attendees and interested delegates – spreading the word about this distinctive tool beneficial for organisations, employees, service providers and clients in the community & health services industry.

“The Professional Practice Academy is a globally unique disruptive online platform developed by the industry to specifically address the changing professional and career development needs of the Community Services sector. The PPA is specifically designed to address workforce capability and capability issues to support the mental health and disability reform landscape.”

PPA has worked closely with Aftercare, and other Community Services and Health Industry Providers to develop necessary workforce solutions to the changing face of our industry, as brought about by the roll out of NDIS. PPA is part of the PUT institute, which is a not-for profit enterprise working in the Community Services sector, dedicated to the facilitating of practice generated knowledge, the valuing of the lived experience, and promoting respect & inclusion amongst all members of our society.

PPA is a membership platform providing exclusive access to standardised training, professional linking, certification & industry information and Aftercare staff are encouraged to sign-up for FREE by emailing

We wish Tess Stewart & Maria Model all the best with promoting PPA at the Conference in QLD!

Floresco model

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