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Balancing the Risks

The VTMH - Wednesday, July 13, 2016
VTMH held its first forum for 2016, on 23rd June, The Challenge of Balancing Risk in Mental Health: Legislation, Recovery and Cultural Diversity. Victoria’s rapidly changing service landscape presents many challenges for practitioners, the peer workforce and our diverse community. Practitioners are working with the new Mental Health Act, within restructur read more...

Teaching at Annual McGill Summer Program in Social and Cultural Psychiatry

The VTMH - Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Dr Radhika Santhanam-Martin has just returned from the 22nd Annual McGill Summer Program in Social and Cultural Psychiatry. The summer school was established by Professors Laurence Kirmayer, Cecile Rousseau and Jaswant Guzder, from the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Radhika spent the month of May as a guest of the faculty, co-teaching a  read more...

Exploring Cultural Responsiveness: New online orientation resource

The VTMH - Tuesday, March 17, 2015
VTMH is pleased to be able to offer a new online introductory tool "Conversations in Cultural Responsiveness" to Victorian mental health services. In 2013 VTMH engaged the services of Rajiv Ramanathan from Practical Visionaries and commenced consultations with a number of mental health service providers to guide the content and presentation of a cultural diversity resource for mental heal read more...