Complexity in Interviewing as Mental Health Lived-Experience Researchers

*hybrid delivery mode – due to limited capacity, preference will be given to members of the ALIVE National networks. If you are not a member yet you can apply at

In person venue:

Level 4, Room 416

Kwong Lee Dow Building (Building 263)

234 Queensberry Street, Parkville VIC 3053

This one-day short course is part of the i-LEARN virtual learning studio of the ALIVE National Centre focused on complexity in interviewing in mental health lived-experience research. The virtual learning studio short course series focuses on Integrating Lived-Experience Applied Research Nationally for the capacity building strategy of the ALIVE National Centre and the Lived-Experience Research Collective.

This course has been created by, for and with people with lived-experience across mental health, suicide, social and emotional wellbeing and intersecting fields and experiences of trauma, abuse and violence who conduct interviewing for research activities.

The day will cover:

  1. Working with complexity in interviewing in the context of mental health lived-experience research.
  2. Researching and engaging with what you live.
  3. Peer/ lived-experience research methods and ways to monitor safely and engage with distress and agency.
  4. Carer, family kinship group researcher approaches.
  5. Looking after you and your self in complex research.

Registration is now closed – for those who’ve registered, we look forward to seeing you there