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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...

VTMH and the Victorian Learning Clusters – working together in 2017

The VTMH - Friday, February 10, 2017
VTMH is joining forces with the Victorian Learning Clusters to deliver introductory cultural responsiveness workshops for the mental health service workforce. "Cultural Responsiveness: Introduction to Principles and Practices" is being offered seven times in 2017 via the North East Cluster (NEVIL), the Southern Cluster (LAMPS), and the Western Cluster Training Calendars. Down 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...

Balancing the Risks

The VTMH - Wednesday, July 13, 2016
VTMH held its first forum for 2016, on 23rd June, The Challenge of Balancing Risk in Mental Health: Legislation, Recovery and Cultural Diversity. Victoria’s rapidly changing service landscape presents many challenges for practitioners, the peer workforce and our diverse community. Practitioners are working with the new Mental Health Act, within restructur 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...

Recapping the 2015 VTMH Seminar Series

The VTMH - Tuesday, October 27, 2015
After eight months of thought-provoking presentations, the 2015 VTMH Seminar Series has come to a close. VTMH is as always grateful to all the speakers who contributed to the 2015 Series, and generously gave their time and shared their experiences. This year, a wide variety of perspectives and topics were hosted. Sessions formats were rich and varied, including speakers, films, and a psyc read more...

VTMH submission to the Victorian 10 year mental health strategy

The VTMH - Thursday, October 01, 2015
Victorian Transcultural Mental Health has put forward a submission to the Department of Health and Human Services, in response to the Victorian 10 year Mental Health Strategy Plan Consultation process. To read the full VTMH submission, visit http://www.mentalhealthplan.vic.gov.au/application/files/5514/4237/5299/VTMH_10yearmhstrategy_150915.pdf (http://www.menta read more...

Reflections from a Social Work Student Placement at VTMH

The VTMH - Wednesday, July 08, 2015
The following feedback was written by Bawi Phun Kul, Social Work student at Victoria University, following a 15 week placement with Victorian Transcultural Mental Health. Firstly, thank you Daryl and all for giving me the opportunity to do my placement here at VTMH. It has been a great experience to be here and I am very appreciative for this privilege. Honestly, I was feeling overwh read more...