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Secondary consultations in a transcultural context

The VTMH - Tuesday, May 30, 2017
VTMH has collated a series of secondary consultations, conducted over several years, into a recently published casebook, Providing secondary consultation in a transcultural context: A Reflection on a collection of clinical consultations. This hard copy resource is for mental health practitioners interested in using a cultural formulation to better understand a mental health consumer&rsquo read more...

Working with interpreters – New online resource

The VTMH - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
A new and free online learning resource, "Working with interpreters", is now available for practitioners working in a range of mental health settings. Start exploring the new resource today by visiting Learn Online (http://www.vtmh.org.au/education-and-training/learnonline). read more...

New VTMH Evaluation Report

The VTMH - Monday, February 06, 2017
Read our new report, a comprehensive evaluation of VTMH programs and services. (http://www.vtmh.org.au/_literature_203790/Evaluation_Report_2016) Conducted over a three year period, the evaluation reflects the commitment of VTMH and partner organisations to implementing mental health policies, listening to multiple  read more...

‘Our Voices’ project announced as finalist for the 2015 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

The VTMH - Friday, November 06, 2015
It is with great pride that VTMH announces that the ‘Our Voices: Stories of carers from migrant and refugee backgrounds (http://www.vtmh.org.au/community-partnerships/our-voices)’ project, has been selected by an expert judging panel as a finalist for Victoria’s coveted public healthcare awards, the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards. The Victorian Public Heal read more...

Exploring Cultural Responsiveness: New online orientation resource

The VTMH - Tuesday, March 17, 2015
VTMH is pleased to be able to offer a new online introductory tool "Conversations in Cultural Responsiveness" to Victorian mental health services. In 2013 VTMH engaged the services of Rajiv Ramanathan from Practical Visionaries and commenced consultations with a number of mental health service providers to guide the content and presentation of a cultural diversity resource for mental heal read more...

Launch of Our Voices: Stories of carers from refugee and migrant backgrounds

The VTMH - Friday, November 28, 2014
These deeply insightful, courageous and poignant stories of carers from Migrant and Refugee backgrounds have been uniquely captured via the collaboration and support of many leading mental health, carer and multi-cultural organisations. Click here to read more about the project and to view the clips from the DVD. (/new/community-partnerships/ourvoicesblog) read more...