The RANZCP Strategic Plan details the College’s vision, objectives, values and strategic priorities for 2012–2014.
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The RANZCP is a collegial community of medical specialists committed to these objectives:
1. Preparation of medical specialists in the field of psychiatry
1.1 Provides the leading role in the training, support and examination of specialist psychiatrists.
1.2 Actively involved in the assessment, orientation and support of overseas trained psychiatrists.
2. Support and enhancement of clinical practice
2.1 Sets and supports standards of psychiatric practice.
2.2 Supports and provides lifelong learning via formal continuing professional development (CPD) and conference activities.
3. Enhancing the value of College membership
3.1 Provides a broad range of relevant services, support and resources to all College members.
3.2 Responds to members’ needs through new initiatives, advocacy and representation.
4. Influence and leadership across the mental health sector
4.1 Takes a leading role in the mental health sector and the ongoing development/progression of mental health policy, practice and administration.
4.2 Provides informed input in workforce development, distribution, role evolution, regulation and accreditation.
4.3 Publishes leading psychiatric journals.
5. Partnerships and collaboration
5.1 Collaborates with people with mental illness, their families and carers to maximise opportunities for recovery.
5.2 Actively forms partnerships and alliances to improve the mental health of our community.
6. Organisational effectiveness and performance
6.1 Strives to achieve excellence in respect to organisational governance, culture, systems, employment and calibre of staff.