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Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI)

What is FaPMI?

A service development strategy funded in 2007 by DHHS Victoria (Division of Mental Health and Drugs). FaPMIs aims are:


The Finnish Association for Mental Health
Children of Parents with a Mental Ilness (COPMI)
Video: What is a mental illness
Video: Looking after of you
COPMI Resources

Research Article

Standards of practice for the adult mental health workforce: Meeting the needs of families where a parent has a mental illness Goodyear, et al 2015 Information Booklet

Information about Borderline Personality Disorder for Kids; Compiled by the Australian BPD Foundation and Rose Cuff (The Bouverie Centre) in consultation with staff and members.The booklet may be freely reproduced or photocopied with acknowledgement of the source. Updated September 2014.

FaPMI Book list 
FaPMI presentation made by Rose Cuff Tandem Members' Meeting (Dec 2015)


Parental Mental Illness: prevalence and risk to children 

Training courses provided by FaPMI

Keeping Families and Children in Mind: Fostering a 'family-sensitive' approach

This eLearning course supports learners to develop a family-sensitive approach when working with families where a parent has a mental illness. More


Rose Cuff, FaPMI Statewide Coordinator or at The Bouverie centre on 9385 5100