Telehealth for MH-FIT
The Mental Health-Forensic Interface Team (MH-FIT) is a multidisciplinary team.
The Mental Health-Forensic Interface Team (MH-FIT) is a multidisciplinary team. We provide services in the North & West of Victoria. We work with people who have been referred to us by Victorian Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (VFTAC), police or other area mental health services.
We assist with engagement of the client, treatment, specialist assessment, risk formulation, intensity & frequency of service provision, brokerage, court attendance and support. We assist in directing clients into positive outcomes utilising a recovery model, that can minimise or prevent the possibility of negative outcomes for the person and community.
What do I need to make a Telehealth video call?
You can check your computer, phone or tablet and its internet connection to see if you will be able to use Telehealth. For example, you need to check that your camera and speakers are working. Press the test call button for this.
You will need a reasonable internet connection and one of these:
- desktop computer can be Windows PC or an Apple Mac. The Google Chrome browser is required. You will have to have a webcam (usually with a built in microphone) connected
- laptop / notebook computer with the Google Chrome browser installed. A webcam and microphone is usually built into these
- Android smartphone or tablet with Google Chrome browser installed
- iPhone or iPad use Safari to visit this page on our website and to enter the call. The healthdirect video call app is no longer required for Apple devices
Once you are ready, you can make a test Telehealth call by pressing the button on this page.