Workforce competencies for youth mental health

This clinical practice point outlines the key competencies required to work with young
people in the field of mental health. It is based on the underlying principle that there
will be strong collaboration between various professional disciplines to form a multidisciplinary
team dedicated to improving the mental health of young people. Each professional discipline has their own defined competencies. This clinical practice point focuses on the shared competencies that apply to those working in youth mental health, regardless of their professional background and training.