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 GuideResource | 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.
The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsResource | 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.
Aged Care Diversity FrameworkResource | 2017
The Diversity Framework seeks to embed diversity in the design and delivery of aged care; and support action to address perceived or actual barriers to consumers accessing safe, equitable and quality aged care, while enabling consumers and carers to be partners in this process.
Framework for Recovery-oriented PracticeResource | 2011
The Framework for Recovery-oriented Practice identifies the principles, capabilities, practices and leadership that underpin a recovery-oriented approach to mental health service delivery.
Service Guideline for Gender Sensitivity and SafetyResource | 2011
This document provides specialist mental health and AOD service staff with guidance to support care that is sensitive to gender-related issues, including gender-sensitive care, trauma-informed care, family violence, childhood sexual abuse, responding to incidents, and LGBTIQ+ people.