This document describes the specialist work done by the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (VFST, known as Foundation House). It describes the integrated nature of their approach to working with and for survivors of torture and other traumatic events who come from refugee backgrounds.
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VTMH Resources for mental health practitioners working with interpretersDiversity |
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.
Cultural Competence in Australia: A GuideDiversity |
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.
The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsDiversity | Trauma informed care |
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.