Publications: Reports, guidelines, videos, and research
Responding to Diversity: An Evaluation of VTMH Programs and Services, 2013-2015.
Kuay, J. & Tuncer, C. Providing secondary consultation in a transcultural context: A Reflection on a collection of clinical consultations.
Emotional wellbeing and access to culturally appropriate services: A comparative study of Muslim men of refugee background from the Horn of Africa, living in the innernorthern suburbs of Melbourne.
Stolk, Y., Kouzma, N., Chopra, P., Oehm, D. & Minas, H. Cultural competence training in mental health: Evaluation of a 6-module course as a component of service development.
Stolk, Y., Minas, H. & Kimidis, S. Access to mental health services in Victoria: A focus on ethnic communities.
De Silva, S. & Santhanam-Martin, R. Cultures in the know: Enabling multi-faith communities to improve mental wellbeing. Report of a project collaboration with ADEC.
Victorian Transcultural Mental Health. (2014). Our voices: Stories from carers from refugee and migrant backgrounds. [Video]. Melbourne: Victorian Transcultural Mental Health.
Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA). (2014). Finding our way [Video]. Melbourne: Victorian Transcultural Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Mental Health in Multicultural Australia. Available from MHiMA.
Journal articles and book chaptersColucci, E. & McDonough, S. (2019). Recovering from Mental Illness and Suicidal Behaviour in a Culturally Diverse Context: The Use of Digital Storytelling in Cross-cultural Medical Humanities and Mental Health in Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping (eds.) Routledge: London.
McDonough, S. & Colucci, E. (2019). People of immigrant and refugee background sharing experiences of mental health recovery: reflections and recommendations on using digital storytelling. Visual Communication. Publish online 19 January. DOI:10.1177/1470357218820651.
Katsifis, V., Oehm, D., Di Mezza, S. & Cranfield, D. (2017). Vox Pop. New Paradigm: Cultural Diversity and Mental Health, Winter, 27-29.
Kuay, J., Chopra, P., Kaplan, I. & Szwarc, J. (2015). Conducting psychotherapy with an interpreter. Australasian Psychiatry, 23(3), 282-286.
Colucci, E., Chopra, P., McDonough, S., Kouzma, N. & Minas, H. (2014). Improving cultural responsiveness in mental health services: Development of a consensus around the role of Cultural Portfolio Holders. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 7(3), 339-355.
Gudzer, J., Santhanam-Martin, R. & Rousseau, C. (2014). Gender, Power and Ethnicity in Cultural Consultation in Cultural Consultation: Encountering the Other in Mental Health Care, L. Kirmayer, J. Gudzer and C. Rousseau (eds). New York, Springer, pp. 163-182.
Rousseau, C., Guzder, J., Santhanam-Martin, R. & de la Aldea, E. (2014). Trauma, Culture, and Clinical Work: The “House of Stories” as a Pedagogical Approach to Transcultural Training. Traumatology, 20(3), 191–198.
Wriedt, K., Oehm, D., Moss, B. & Chopra, P. (2014). Perinatal mental health cultural responsiveness training: An evaluation.
McDonough, S., Chopra, P., Tuncer, C., Schumacher, B. & Bhat, R. (2013). Enhancing cultural responsiveness: The development of a pilot transcultural secondary consultation program. Australasian Psychiatry, 21(5), 494-498.
Minas, H., Kakuma, R., Too, L.T., Vayani, H., Orapeleng, O., Prasad-Ildes, R., Turner, G., Procter, N., & Oehm, D. (2013). Mental health research and evaluation in multicultural Australia: Developing a culture of inclusion. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 7(23).