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Seminar: VTMH July Seminar 2018

Start: 2018-07-18

End: 2018-07-18

VTMH Monthly Seminar Series
Wednesday 18th July, 2018

Topic: Bicultural practitioners in mental health settings: Findings from a constructivist grounded theory study 

Guest Speaker: Susan McDonough

Venue: Conference Room, Level 1 Bolte Wing (Building F), 14 Nicholson St, St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Time: 3pm - 4pm

Sue is currently completing a PhD at La Trobe University and will present findings from a study that explores the work of practitioners, in a range of service settings, who assist people experiencing mental health issues with whom they share a similar cultural, linguistic or faith background. 

Sue has completed a BA and a MA (Research) in Anthropology and has taught undergraduate Sociology, including Health Sociology, and Anthropology. She is an Occupational Therapist and has worked in international development, community and correctional mental health, and also in education and service development roles in early psychosis, recovery-oriented practice and transcultural mental health. Sue has worked at VTMH since 2010.

Register here for the seminar.

The VTMH Seminar Series draws speakers from a range of fields, highlighting topics from contemporary policy, practice & research in transcultural mental health. Seminars are free & open to people working in mental health & related professions.