Publications: Reports, guidelines, videos, and research
Responding to Diversity: An Evaluation of VTMH Programs and Services, 2013-2015
Kuay, J. & Tuncer, C. Providing secondary consultation in a transcultural context: A Reflection on a collection of clinical consultations.
Emotional wellbeing and access to culturally appropriate services: A comparative study of Muslim men of refugee background from the Horn of Africa, living in the innernorthern suburbs of Melbourne.
Stolk, Y., Kouzma, N., Chopra, P., Oehm, D. & Minas, H. Cultural competence training in mental health: Evaluation of a 6-module course as a component of service development.
Stolk, Y., Minas, H. & Kimidis, S. Access to mental health services in Victoria: A focus on ethnic communities.
De Silva, S. & Santhanam-Martin, R. Cultures in the know: Enabling multi-faith communities to improve mental wellbeing. Report of a project collaboration with ADEC.
Victorian Transcultural Mental Health. (2014). Our voices: Stories from carers from refugee and migrant backgrounds. [Video]. Melbourne: Victorian Transcultural Mental Health.
Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA). (2014). Finding our way [Video]. Melbourne: Victorian Transcultural Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Mental Health in Multicultural Australia. Available from MHiMA.
Journal articles and book chapters
McDonough, S. & Colucci, E. (2019). People of immigrant and refugee background sharing experiences of mental health recovery: reflections and recommendations on using digital storytelling. Visual Communication. Publish online 19 January. DOI:10.1177/1470357218820651.
Omar, Y., Kuay, J. & Tuncer, C. (2017). 'Putting your feet in gloves designed for hands': Horn of Africa Muslim men perspective in emotional wellbeing and access to mental health services in Australia.' International Journal of Culture and Mental Health. Published on line 17 May, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/17542863.2017.1324887.
Kuay, J., Chopra, P., Kaplan, I. & Szwarc, J. (2015). Conducting psychotherapy with an interpreter. Australasian Psychiatry, 23(3), 282-286.
Colucci, E., Chopra, P., McDonough, S., Kouzma, N. & Minas, H. (2014). Improving cultural responsiveness in mental health services: Development of a consensus around the role of Cultural Portfolio Holders. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 7(3), 339-355.
Gudzer, J., Santhanam-Martin, R. & Rousseau, C. (2014). Gender, Power and Ethnicity in Cultural Consultation in Cultural Consultation: Encountering the Other in Mental Health Care, L. Kirmayer, J. Gudzer and C. Rousseau (eds). New York, Springer, pp. 163-182.
Rousseau, C., Guzder, J., Santhanam-Martin, R. & de la Aldea, E. (2014). Trauma, Culture, and Clinical Work: The “House of Stories” as a Pedagogical Approach to Transcultural Training. Traumatology, 20(3), 191–198.
Wriedt, K., Oehm, D., Moss, B. & Chopra, P. (2014). Perinatal mental health cultural responsiveness training: An evaluation.
McDonough, S., Chopra, P., Tuncer, C., Schumacher, B. & Bhat, R. (2013). Enhancing cultural responsiveness: The development of a pilot transcultural secondary consultation program. Australasian Psychiatry, 21(5), 494-498.
Minas, H., Kakuma, R., Too, L.T., Vayani, H., Orapeleng, O., Prasad-Ildes, R., Turner, G., Procter, N., & Oehm, D. (2013). Mental health research and evaluation in multicultural Australia: Developing a culture of inclusion. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 7(23).