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Highlights from the Cultural Portfolio Holder Network Oration Evening

The VTMH - Wednesday, December 05, 2018
For a second year, the contributions of the Victorian Cultural Portfolio Holder Network members were celebrated at the Victorian Cultural Portfolio Holder Network Oration Evening. Cultural Portfolio Holders came together on Thursday 15th November to network, reflect and celebrate their achievements over the last 12 months. The evening was held at read more...

Vocation Works Forum

The VTMH - Monday, October 22, 2018
On Thursday October 11th 2018, VTMH hosted a Forum entitled: “Vocation Works! Diverse Voices on Vocational Rehabilitation.” During mental health week, nearly 100 people came together to raise awareness and discuss the relationship between recovery and vocation and the importance of considering diversity in this context. We heard from a broad range of perspectiv read more...

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...