Workshop - Recovery and Diversity: Approaches to Cultural Assessment and Supporting Personal Recovery (NEVIL)
Location: Shepparton, venue TBC
VTMH works with the Victorian Learning Clusters to deliver cultural responsiveness workshops for the mental health service workforce. This workshop is offered via the NEVIL Cluster.
About the workshop:
This workshop uses a diversity lens to explore contemporary approaches to recovery-oriented practice in mental health settings, including working with individuals and families in their social and cultural context, and integrating social and cultural concerns into personal assessments and recovery plans.
Prerequisite learning - This workshop builds on information delivered in introductory-level training offered by Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH). We ask that learners have engaged in an introductory-level workshop with VTMH within the last 3 years, or alternatively view the free online training module, Orientation to Cultural Responsiveness, available via the VTMH website at http://www.vtmh.org.au/training/conversations-in-cultural-responsiveness-an-online-introductory-tool prior to attending this workshop.
Participants in this workshop will explore:
Working with individuals and families in their social and cultural context
Integrating social and cultural concerns into personal assessments and recovery plans
Using aspects of cultural assessment as presented in DSM-5
Ensuring the cultural safety of consumers, families and carers when supporting personal recovery