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Victorian Cultural Portfolio Holder Program at TheMHS 2018

The VTMH - Thursday, September 27, 2018
The Victorian Cultural Portfolio Holder (CPH) Program, facilitated by VTMH, featured at this year's The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference in Adelaide on Thursday August 30th 2018. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘Hear the whisper, not the roar: Reform, reflect and review’. Kimberley Wriedt and Shehani De Silva from VTMH gave a 20 minute pres read more...

Snapshots of VTMH Seminar Sessions in 2018

The VTMH - Monday, July 23, 2018
The VTMH Seminar Series presents speakers on a range of mental health and diversity themes. These one hour sessions are held once a month from March to November each year. They are free and will interest people working in a range of sectors. Snapshot of sessions so far We started the year with Dr Jim Hlavac (http://www.vtmh.org.au/calendar/seminar-vtmh-march-seminar) of Monash Uni read more...

Sharing Minds Forum - community capacity building

The VTMH - Monday, July 23, 2018
Tandem and VMIAC are hosting a Forum next month, at the midway point of the Victorian Government Small Grants Program, 'Improving the mental health and well-being of immigrant and refugee background communities by building capacity'. Representatives from thirteen projects will discuss their work and outcomes. VTMH is supporting this year-long program of work by conducting an evaluation and read more...

Partnering with North Western Melbourne Primary Healthcare Network

The VTMH - Wednesday, July 04, 2018
VTMH has been working closely with North Western Melbourne Primary Healthcare Network (NWMPHN) this year. VTMH is proud to be supporting The Network's aim to provide culturally responsive care for vulnerable and underserved populations in Victoria. NWMPHN is working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of health services, and ensure they are accessible to all community membe read more...

Forum: ‘Vocation works!’ – Diverse voices on vocational rehabilitation

The VTMH - Tuesday, July 03, 2018
VTMH Forum Save the date! Victorian Transcultural Mental Health will hold a half day forum on Thursday, 11th October 2018 Michael Chamberlain Theatre, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne A forum to discuss vocational rehabilitation from a range of perspectives. You will hear from people with lived experiences of mental health challenges, advocates, read more...

Cultural diversity & assessment – New online resource now available

The VTMH - Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Cultural diversity and assessment: a resource for mental health practitioners (http://www.vtmh-culturalassessmentformulation.online/) is now available. This new resource is designed to assist mental health practitioners to focus on cultural aspects of mental health and well-being in assessment. (http://www.vtmh-culturalassessmentformulation.online/)The resource is divided into fo read more...

Register for a new VTMH Workshop

The VTMH - Monday, July 02, 2018
VTMH offers workshops to Victoria’s public mental health services via collaboration with the Victorian Learning & Development Clusters. This year, two new workshops are being offered as part the cluster training calendars. These are designed for individuals who have previously attended VTMH introductory training and would like to deepen their understanding and skills f read more...

Building networks in Latrobe Valley

The VTMH - Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Over the last 12 months, VTMH has been involved in a number of activities aimed at supporting local efforts to the enhance cultural responsiveness of service providers and increase awareness of VTMH services in the Latrobe Valley region. Activities held to date include a workshop via the Southern Cluster Training Calendar (LAMPS) on cultural responsiveness; a presentatio read more...