Knowledge Hub

Search our national database for resources and information on multicultural mental health and suicide prevention.

 

This online resource kit has been developed by the Transcultural Mental Health Centre (TMHC) as a one stop portal where GPs and health professionals can locate information that will assist in providing effective mental health care for culturally and linguistically diverse patients

Keywords: CALD, Practice
Category: Resource

This resource is a starting point for practitioners interested in exploring the cultural aspects of mental health and well-being in assessment, developed by Victorian Transcultural Mental Health 

Keywords: practitioner
Category: Resource

'Competency Standards Framework Culturally responsive clinical practice: Working with people from migrant and refugee backgrounds establishes recommended and optimal cultural responsiveness competency standards for clinicians in all healthcare settings. Delivering quality care to people from migrant and refugee backgrounds requires clinicians to adopt culturally responsive practices and utilise competencies enabling them to communicate and work effectively with this cohort. The purpose of the Framework is to inform the development of clinical education, training, professional development curricula and competency standards for clinicians. The Framework is intended to be flexible and is designed to apply across a range of healthcare settings and across a range of curricula and competency standards models. The Framework has been widely endorsed by peak professional bodies for clinicians.' (Migrant and Refugee Women's Health Partnership)

This guide was developed by the Migrant and Refugee Women's Health Partnership, 2019.

Category: Tool, Resource

The good practice framework provides practical guidance in designing mental health services for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.This framework was written by the Centre for Multicultural Youth for Orygen as part of the Youth Enhanced Services program, National Programs.

Category: Resource, Tool

The Generally Speaking podcast discusses refugee and asylum seeker health. Generally Speaking is an RACGP podcast, sponsored by CommBank and hosted by GPs.

Keywords: practitioner, CALD
Category: Resource

'The Guide for Clinicians Working with Interpreters in Healthcare Settings provides evidence-based recommendations for effective communication in the event of doctor-patient language discordance, specifically with regard to engaging and working with interpreters. The Guide has been officially recognised as an Accepted Clinical Resource by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.' (Migrant and Refugee Women's Health Partnership)

This guide was developed by the Migrant and Refugee Women's Health Partnership, 2019.

Category: Resource, Tool

Published in Australian Family Physician (AFP) Vol.44, No.3, March 2015 by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Category: Report

'The How’s Your Haal? (HYH) Project is a youth-driven community initiative that seeks to reignite the conversation about mental health for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) youth in Western Australia (WA). The heart of this project is about creating “brave spaces” for conversation about mental health, both amongst youth in CALD communities, and between CALD Youth, Community Leaders and Service Providers.' (Australian Multicultural Foundation)

This report was produced by the Australian Multicultural Foundation How's Your Haal? Project, 2020.

Keywords: CALD, Youth
Category: Report, Resource

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