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Friday, February 28, 2014
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Global and Cultural Mental Health Unit, Centre for Mental Health, University of Melbourne, is offering the 5-day intensive Multicultural Mental Health Leadership Program, from May 26 – 30, 2014. The program is designed to support mental health professionals and consumer and carer representatives to contribute effectively - at organisational, system or policy levels - to the development of mental health services for multicultural Australia.
Service managers, clinical leaders, professional trainees in the mental health disciplines, carer and consumer representatives and academics are encouraged to participate. The program will be eligible for continuing professional development recognition by the relevant professional colleges and associations.
Decisions on acceptance to the short course are made as applications are received. We highly encourage you to apply early and pay the tuition fee as soon as possible to secure a place in the course. If the maximum number that has been set for participants is reached then no further applications will be accepted. Only complete applications will be considered.
For more information, please visit the course homepage.
Categories: MHiMA project news; workforce development and education;
Monday, February 10, 2014
The World Cultural Psychiatry Research Review has announced a call for original research and theoretical papers for a special issue on "Arts and media in mental health" to be published in 2014. Contributions may include arts and media-based projects that contribute to a greater understanding of mental health in any given context. For more information go to http://www.waculturalpsy.org/single-evento.php?idev=30
A prize for a 4000-word essay on an arts-based project is also available http://www.waculturalpsy.org/single-evento.php?idev=29
Deadlines are 15th of March 2014.
Categories: communications and media; information; research and evaluation
Thursday, December 12, 2013
For the latest issue of the MHiMA e-newsletter, please click here.
Categories: communications and media; information: MHiMA project news
Thursday, December 12, 2013
A Contributing Life: the 2013 National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, just released by the National Mental Health Commission, discusses MHiMA’s recently released report on research and evaluation and the findings of other research with immigrants, originally from India, West Africa, Greece and former Yugoslavia, now living in Australia. The report also includes a Greek-Australian mother’s account of caring for two adult children, briefly discusses good culturally responsive mental health practice and identifies some of the issues, important for CALD communities, that are currently not well understood. Read the full report here.
Categories: MHiMA project news; partnerships; research and evaluation
Transcultural mental health
- Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre
- Transcultural Mental Health Centre (NSW)
- WA Transcultural Mental Health Centre
- Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry Unit
- ACT Health - Transcultural services
- Tasmanian Transcultural Mental Health Network