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09-Oct-2013
‘Perinatal mental health and women from culturally and linguistically diverse b..
12-Aug-2013
‘I Hope To Go By Good Way’: The role the Media and Public Opinion and P..
24-Jul-2013
State Wide Cultural Responsiveness One Day Training-Introduction to Cultural Responsiveness One ..
24-Jul-2013
CHC70208 Vocational Graduate Certificate in Community Services Practice (Client assessment and c..
04-Jul-2013
A qualitative project with young people from refugee backgrounds: Their experiences with counsel..
13-Jun-2013
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 19th June Building Gender Sensitive a..
06-Jun-2013
Welcome to the NING for CPHs Online NING Forum Video Presentation: Mental Health Research an..
06-May-2013
Pathways to care for individuals with problematic Khat use and their families: Re..
08-Apr-2013
CALD Issues from a consumer's perspective: Are CALD needs being met within mental health ..
13-Mar-2013
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 20th March 2013 MENTAL HEALTH RE..
12-Mar-2013
DEVELOPING MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS FOR CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE AGED CARE: A one-day forum f..
29-Nov-2012
The St. Vincent’s Mental Health service committed to work with the ..
10-Oct-2012
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 17th October 2012 CAN ..
12-Sep-2012
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation 19th September 2012 'Cultural Negotiati..
10-Aug-2012
Cultural competence education: improving health outcomes? A Seminar with Lidia Horvat, ..
06-Jul-2012
Kleinman&Benson 2006 (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=120181)..
05-Jul-2012
'Conversations with new communities about mental health: an ADEC community engagement initi..
07-Jun-2012
As part of the Victorian response to the National Perinatal Depression Initiative,..
30-May-2012
'Conversations with new communities about mental health: an ADEC community engagement initi..
07-May-2012
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation 16th May 2012 ‘World Psychiatric Associa..
04-Apr-2012
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation 18th April 2012 'Relationships and recovery: ..
05-Mar-2012
The VTPU has been a flurry of activity with the ‘Reality Learning’..
05-Mar-2012
Anna Jenkins is a Senior Psychiatry Registrar and will be working at VTPU 2.5 ..
05-Mar-2012
Dr Radhika Santhanam-Martin is a clinical psychologist who works in the field ..
05-Mar-2012
Projects Update: The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) Perinatal Project ..
05-Mar-2012
VMIAC VMIAC’s Craftsmanship of Care towards our Multicultural Consu..
05-Mar-2012
VTPU Training 2012 VTPU Training For 2012 is moving in a new and innovative dir..
05-Mar-2012
VTPU Education and Professional Development in 2011 With over 250 mental healt..
02-Mar-2012
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation 21st March 2012 'Psychotherapy Research with In..
01-Mar-2012
PATHWAYS TO CARE FOR PROBLEMATIC KHAT USE – A pilot study regarding effective strateg..
06-Oct-2011
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 19th October 2011 How does the rest of the..
20-Sep-2011
Vic Govt Health Info Tel Line (/_literature_101008/Vic_Govt_Health_Info_Tel_Line)..
09-Sep-2011
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation 21st September 2011 ‘Working in Indigenou..
03-Aug-2011
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 17th August 2011 ‘Racism, mental ..
05-Jul-2011
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 20th July 2011 ‘Cultural responsi..
23-May-2011
Kimberley Wriedt Kimberley holds a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons), an..
20-May-2011
Dr Justin Kuay Dr Justin Kuay is a qualified medical practitioner who complete..
20-May-2011
Marieke Van Regteren Altena Marieke has worked as an occupational therapist an..
13-May-2011
There are two major reasons, which directed my interest in this research. One was r..
13-May-2011
The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Perinatal Depression Initiative: Part of Victoria&rsqu..
13-May-2011
In this edition of the newsletter we take pleasure in introducing new staff members,..
13-May-2011
Harvey Tuck Harvey joined the VTPU in January this year. He has a background i..
13-May-2011
Fostering Open Communication to forge a better mental health system to include Culturally and Li..
13-May-2011
A transcultural psychiatry case presentation was given on Wednesday the 16th March..
04-May-2011
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 18th May 2011 ‘Seeking asylum &nd..
07-Apr-2011
Engaging CALD families, with mental health concerns in behavioural family therapy Janet ..
24-Feb-2011
‘Second Generation Migrants Living with Mental Illness – A Neglected Dimension in Me..
24-Feb-2011
‘Second Generation Migrants Living with Mental Illness – A Neglected Dimension in Me..
26-Nov-2010
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES END OF YEAR SUNDAY BBQ Click here (/_literature_77871/Spectrum..
27-Oct-2010
The Victorian Mental Health Carers Network Inc. in partnership with The Victorian Mental Illn..
14-Oct-2010
The publications on this webpage report on an important and influential p..
13-Oct-2010
Outcome Measurement with CaLD Consumers Since 2003 m..
13-Oct-2010
On 5 October 2009, the Hon Lisa Neville MP, Minister for Mental Health ann..
13-Oct-2010
I have been a Mental Health CALD Consumer Advocate representing at National, State &am..
11-Oct-2010
In Australia every night around 105,000 people are homeless. People who ..
11-Oct-2010
Note from the Manager The last few months have been a busy time for VTPU, ..
30-Sep-2010
'Cross-cultural perspectives on recovery and mental health' with Dr Prem Chopra ..
07-Sep-2010
Minutes from 2010 CPH Meetings March 2010 (/LiteratureRetrieve.a..
06-Sep-2010
Mother - Baby Group Work from a Transcultural Perspective Dr Jan C. Smith ..
13-Aug-2010
Research project on hom..
05-Aug-2010
Mother - Baby Group Work from a Transcultural Perspective ..
09-Jul-2010
October Meeting Wednesday 20th October 2010 Guest Speaker: Gus from YM..
09-Jul-2010
“Help-seeking for emotional problems using the internet: what do we know?&r..
08-Jun-2010
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP Date: Wednesday 30th June 2010 Time: ..
08-Jun-2010
‘Cultural formulation and psychiatric interview‘ Dr Can Tuncer Consu..
18-May-2010
Psychiatric Medication Information - A Guide for Patients and Carers Arabic (/LiteratureRetri..
30-Apr-2010
‘The Victorian Charter of Human Rights, Mental Health Services and CALD Communities &lsquo..
23-Apr-2010
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP MAY 2010 Date: ..
07-Apr-2010
Description The VTPU has been engaged with two pilot sites since 2009, Goulburn Valley Are..
07-Apr-2010
When Sue McDonough of the VTPU visited Shepparton recently we talked of projects which may be im..
07-Apr-2010
The beginnings of an ambitious team:- Throughout History, some groups of people have chang..
07-Apr-2010
In previous editions of the newsletter we informed readers that VTPU had reached agreement with ..
06-Apr-2010
VTPU started this year with a number of existing projects under review and a number of new initi..
17-Mar-2010
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP APRIL 2010 Date: Tuesday 13..
17-Mar-2010
‘The Victorian Charter of Human Rights, Mental Health Services and CALD Communities &lsquo..
17-Feb-2010
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP MARCH 2010 Date: Tuesday 9th Marc..
15-Feb-2010
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 10th March 2010 'Engaging with Cl..
10-Feb-2010
The VTPU has reached an agreement with staff from the Werribee Mercy Mental H..
22-Dec-2009
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP - FEBRUARY 2010 Date: Tuesday 2nd February 2010 Time: ..
02-Dec-2009
A number of VTPU staff members were involved in presentations on a range ..
27-Nov-2009
A Mental Health Consumer My Story ~ By Sam Kakoseos ..
27-Nov-2009
Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria is a statewide psychiatri..
27-Nov-2009
This edition of the VTPU newsletter is dedicated to the TheMHS conference..
27-Nov-2009
VTPU Report TheMHS Conference 2009 Several members of the VTPU team..
20-Nov-2009
Spectrum of Cutlures - End of year Celebration Date: Wednesday 9th December 2009 Time: 1..
21-Oct-2009
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 21st October 2009 'Developing A C..
28-Sep-2009
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP - OCTOBER 2009 DATE: TUESDAY 13th OCTOBER TIME: 11.30AM..
15-Sep-2009
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 16th September 2009 Sudanese Australian..
19-Aug-2009
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP - SEPTEMBER 2009 DATE: TUESDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2009 TIME: ..
18-Aug-2009
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 19th August 2009 “Dealing with conflic..
06-Aug-2009
CULTURAL PORTFOLIO HOLDER ROLE DESCRIPTION The responsibility of the Cultural Port..
05-Aug-2009
Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Service committed to work, throughou..
30-Jul-2009
Western Melbourne Headspace and Orygen Youth Health introduced a new and inno..
30-Jul-2009
Ms Linda Campbell was appointed Cultural Portfolio Holder (CPH) at Orygen..
30-Jul-2009
Mr Harry Gelber is the Cultural Portfolio Holder at The Royal Children'..
24-Jul-2009
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP - AUGUST 2009 DATE: TUESDAY 25TH AUGUST TIME: 11.30AM -..
22-Jul-2009
2006 Census figures available on-line Australian Bureau of Statistics Census data for 2006 wil..
22-Jul-2009
In the last edition of the VTPU newsletter Multicultural Mental Health Australia (MMHA) contribu..
22-Jul-2009
Refugee Mental Health: No More Trauma! Dr Can Tuncer, Consultant Psychiatrist, F.R.A.N.Z.C..
22-Jul-2009
SOMALI MENTAL HEALTH PROJECT BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION From 1990 onw..
14-Jul-2009
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 15th July 2009 “The CASEA Team Model: ..
19-May-2009
VTPU Seminar and Case Presentation Wednesday 20th May 2009 ' Suicide and spirituality: ..
19-May-2009
YMCA and Spectrum of Cultures Camp This camp is being held on Monday June 15th to Thursday 18th..
29-Apr-2009
“No Organisation is an Island, Entire of Itself” (Apologies to John Donne) John Donne’s..
29-Apr-2009
Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Service (GVAMHS) and the Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry U..
29-Apr-2009
VTPU presents A New Course in Culturally Competent Mental Health Service provision for a Multicu..
29-Apr-2009
Psychiatric Disability Services of Victoria (VICSERV) Inc. is the peak body for Psychiatric Disa..
29-Apr-2009
This is an abridged version of an article written by Harry Minas Director, Centre for Interna..
29-Apr-2009
The role of the Cultural portfolio holder - The lynchpin in the service Ever since I start..
29-Apr-2009
Foundation House and VTPU are working together, throughout 2009, to provide a number of workshop..
29-Apr-2009
Update on VTPU Reference Group The first meeting of the VTPU reference group was held o..
29-Apr-2009
By Evan Bichara ---- Consumer Advocate at the VTPU I am hoping that in today’s Mental Heal..
21-Apr-2009
Multicultural Mental Health Australia (MMHA) has stepped up its campaign to raise awareness of menta..
20-Apr-2009
SPECTRUM OF CULTURES GROUP - JUNE 2009 DATE: TUESDAY 2nd JUNE TIME: 11.30AM..
17-Apr-2009
Just to remember a brief story of myself and the conditions while I was in hospital. I will start fi..
17-Apr-2009
The report on “Access to mental health services in Victoria: A focus on ethnic communities” Stolk Y,..
14-Apr-2009
VTPU Seminar Series: Free of charge Seminar: 3-4 pm, Transcultural Case Study: 4.15-5 ..
18-Mar-2009
Perceptions of Dementia in Ethnic Communities A Seminar with Natalija Nesvadba, Co-ordina..
27-Aug-2008
Culturally Responsive Clinical Practice A 2-day workshop for all mental health pr..
31-Jul-2008
Conference on Issues in Cross-Cultural Psychological Assessment 2008 Conference Proc..
17-Jul-2008
A Seminar with Guy Coffey, Direct Services Co-ordinator, Foundation House Guy will be l..
17-Jun-2008
Presenters: Barb Collard Mental Health Promotion Officer Social Worker and Family ..
20-May-2008
Lisa Bolger is a part time senior Infant Mental Health Specialist and psychiatric nurse wor..
16-May-2008
Click to Print This Page (javascript:window.print()) Conference Proceedings ..
15-Apr-2008
Madeleine Tempany is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology candidate at Monash University. Madele..
28-Mar-2008
A Seminar with Associate Professor Harry Minas The development of equitable, effective ..
19-Mar-2008
The presentation will outline the Rainbow Program, a group program conducted through Founda..
01-Mar-2008
Diversity in Health 2008 A COLLABORATIVE TRAINING PROJECT: “WORKING EFFECTIVELY WITH INTERP..
20-Feb-2008
Narrating Trauma as a Family and Community Story: The Challenges of Translating Research into P..
28-Nov-2007
Associate Professor Campbell Paul, consultant infant psychiatrist, Integrated Mental Health Ser..
20-Nov-2007
Working towards wellbeing with the African Child/Youth and their Famili..
23-Oct-2007
A Seminar with Halakhe Ganyu Co-ordinator African Programs Drummond Street Relationship Centre ..
18-Sep-2007
A Seminar with Prof. Kuruvilla George, Acting Chief Psychiatrist, Department of Human Service..
21-Aug-2007
A seminar with Gabrielle Fakhri, cross-cultural trainer & community development and welfare..
24-Jul-2007
A Seminar with Len Kanowski, Deputy Director Mental Health First Aid at the ORYGEN Research C..
26-Jun-2007
A Seminar with Erminia Colucci, PhD Candidate, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Queensland ..
19-Jun-2007
VTPU Professional Development Series 2007 in collaboration with VACCHO (Victorian Aborigin..
15-May-2007
Miriam Segon and Catherine Lavars: Mental Health Branch, DHS Aroon Naidoo: Werribee Me..
17-Apr-2007
A Seminar with Dr Ahmed Munib, Senior Psychiatry Registrar at the Geelong Hospital-Barwon H..
20-Mar-2007
Aim: to provide guidance to mental health clinicians in assessing risk of suicide across cultur..
28-Feb-2007
A Seminar with Associate Professor Steven Klimidis who will share his investigations into..
05-Dec-2006
Dennis McDermott biography Dr Dennis McDermott is a Koori psychologist, academic and poet. ..
29-Nov-2006
Dr Sam Jolayemi, Consultant Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatrist Dr Jolayemi's pre..
24-Oct-2006
Researched and presented by Halakhe Ganyu Master of Social Work Thesis (2006) Abstract ..
26-Sep-2006
Project Managers: Marie Piu, Tania Miletic, Harry Minas The VTPU has developed a train..
19-Sep-2006
Wednesday, 20 September 2006 The need for educating mental health personnel about Afri..
16-Aug-2006
17 August 2006 Dennis McDermott, Koori psychologist, academic, published poet and essa..
14-Aug-2006
Presented by: Dennis McDermott While mental distress is one of the most pressing healt..
25-Apr-2006
Presented by: Dr Sam Jolayemi, child & family psychiatrist Synopsis: Dr Jol..
28-Mar-2006
Presented by: Dr Yvonne Stolk Synopsis: At the September 2005 VTPU seminar, Dr Y..
30-Sep-2005
Two hour training program for Area Mental Health & Psychiatric Disability & Rehabilitat..
24-Aug-2005
Download (/docs/mhconf05/Abstracts-Transcultural-Research-Conference.doc) conference abstracts ..
30-May-2005
Tuesday 31 May 2005 Last September we held a full-day workshop focusing on cultural iss..
26-Nov-2004
Presented by Di Gabb (VTPU) & Dennis McDermott (Muru Marri Indigenous Health Unit, UNSW..
06-Sep-2004
Tuesday 7 September 2004 9.00am - 4.30pm This program is designed to explore topics sur..
19-Jul-2004
Tuesday 20 July 2004 9.00am - 4.30pm Do you work with Elderly Clients or Carers? Are ..
13-Jul-2004
Presented by: Dr Channa Wijesinghe Synopsis: For many years Dr Wijesinghe has b..
08-Jun-2004
Presented by Nooria Mehraby, Counsellor for Middle Eastern communities with NSW Service for..
11-May-2004
Presenter: Guy Coffey [download presentation] (/docs/coffey12may04.ppt) The issue ..
20-Apr-2004
Abstract Cross-ethnic variations in psychotropic response are clinically significant, a..
01-Feb-2004
Presented by: Dr Can Tuncer, consultant psychiatrist; transcultural psychiatry education,..
26-Nov-2003
26 November 2003 Current findings from research in progress Dr. Marion Bailes was ..
31-Aug-2003
Three interactive workshops September - November 2003 Transcultural aspects of mental h..
20-Aug-2003
Professional Development Program, Shepparton Day One - Thursday, 21 August 2003 An ..
17-Aug-2003
The VTPU responded to the needs of regional mental health services staff by developing and ..
30-Jun-2003
Semester 1 2003, February - June 2003 download brochure (/docs/seminar2003sem1.pdf) [.p..
01-Feb-2003
Semester 1 2003, February - June 2003 download brochure (/docs/seminar2003sem1.pdf) [.p..
31-Jul-2002
Three interactive workshops August - September 2002 Transcultural aspects of mental hea..
30-Jun-2002
Seminar program in Semester 2 2002 (/docs/seminar2002sem2.pdf) [pdf 396 KB]..
31-Mar-2002
April 2002 STREAM ONE - Cultural perspectives in clinical practice Family in assess..
31-Mar-2002
Three interactive workshops April - June 2002 Transcultural aspects of mental health ..
01-Mar-2002
March 2002 STREAM ONE - Cultural perspectives in clinical practice The ethos of Mi..
01-Feb-2002
Seminar program in Semester 1 2002 (/docs/seminar2002sem1.pdf) [pdf 216 KB]..
01-Feb-2002
February 2002 STREAM ONE - Cultural perspectives in clinical practice Intergenerati..
18-Aug-1999
International Conference, August 19-21 1999, Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne [Access con..