MHIMA blog

Register now! Migrant mental health webinar

MHiMA Team - Monday, May 26, 2014
Join mental health practitioners from across the country to take part in a live webinar broadcast, featuring an interdisciplinary panel discussion of a case study exploring a young Indian woman&rs ..

A culturally responsive workforce: We want your feedback

MHiMA Team - Monday, May 12, 2014
MHiMA has just completed the initial draft of a national workforce strategy and is seeking your feedback. The purpose of the strategy, Building Cultural Responsiveness: A Strategy for the Australi ..

Workshop: Suicide first aid guidelines for people of migrant and refugee backgrounds

MHiMA Team - Monday, April 28, 2014
Updated: Monday, 19 May, 2014 Guidelines being finalised The soon to be released Suicide first aid guidelines for people from migrant and refugee backgrounds incorporates the findings of  ..

Multicultural Mental Health Leadership Program

MHiMA Team - Thursday, February 20, 2014
Updated: Friday, 4 April, 2014 The Multicultural Mental Health Leadership Program, due to commence in May 2014 has been postponed. The program was developed as part of the Mental Health in Mult ..

Cultural responsiveness in mental health - let us know about learning opportunities in your region

MHiMA Team - Monday, December 09, 2013
MHiMA invites you to tell us about the programs and courses that your training organisation offers to health and community practitioners, consumer and carer advocates and agency leaders, who are w ..

Call for expressions of interest: Multicultural Mental Health Leadership Program 2014

MHiMA Team - Tuesday, December 03, 2013
The Centre for International Mental Health based in the University of Melbourne, as part of the Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) consortium, will be offering the Multicultural Ment ..

Mental Health Professional Network (MHPN): update

MHiMA Team - Thursday, October 17, 2013
Mental Health Practitioner Network (MHPN) is hosting a webinar Collaborative Mental Health Care to Support a Young Person from a Refugee Background on Thursday 14 November 2013, 8.00pm - 9.15 pm ( ..

Keeping diversity in mind

MHiMA Team - Monday, September 23, 2013
A national framework for recovery-oriented mental health services was launched in August by Dr Peggy Brown at the TheMHS Conference in Melbourne. Developed by the Australian Health Minister's Advisor ..

DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI) is available online!

MHiMA Team - Friday, July 26, 2013
The Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI) and other clinical assessments included in the DSM-5 are now available online. The CFI team at the New York State Psychiatric Institute-Cente ..

Scholarships for consumers and carers to attend Perth transcultural conference

MHiMA Team - Monday, July 01, 2013
Mental health consumers and carers of culturally and linguistically diverse background are encouraged to apply for a full scholarship to attend the forthcoming 4th Western Australian Transcultural ..