Upcoming events

Fitzroy
18 Nov
Diversity, Service development
This workshop introduces participants to principles that inform cultural responsiveness, and encourages exploration of practical skills to enhance...
Fitzroy
20 Nov
Diversity, Families & carers, Therapeutic theory & practice, Trauma informed care, Younger persons mental health
Topic: Compassionate Communities: Talking about and doing death differently The VTMH Seminar Series presents speakers on a range of mental health and...
Fitzroy
26 Nov
Assessment & intervention, Diversity
People with autism spectrum disorder experience social and communication impairments together with restricted repetitive speech interests and...

Other learning opportunities

Online

This online learning resource is designed to orient staff to cultural diversity and introduce program leaders and practitioners to key issues. A...

Online

Designed to assist mental health practitioners to focus on cultural aspects of mental health and well-being in assessment. Divided into four sections...

Online

Designed to promote, support and enhance mental health practitioners' work with interpreters, across a range of mental health settings. Divided into...

Related resources

VTMH Resources for mental health practitioners working with interpreters

Diversity | 2019

Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) launched a new suite of resources to support mental health practitioners working with interpreters in October 2019. Resources include a poster, a booklet and the project report.

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Cultural Competence in Australia: A Guide

Diversity | 2019

This FECCA report explores the importance and benefits of developing culturally and linguistically diverse workforces and its link with organisational cultural competence, markers of organisational cultural competence and cultural competence training.

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The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient units

Diversity | Trauma informed care | 2018

This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.

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Aust Standards of Care & Treatment Guidelines: For trans and gender diverse children and adolescents

Diversity | 2018

The Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines (ASOCTG) aim to maximise quality care provision to trans and gender diverse children and adolescents across Australia, whilst recognising the unique circumstances of providing such care to this population.

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