LDC Group completed an evaluation of the VICSEG New Futures Refugee Family Resource and Mentoring Program over two years. The program works with newly arrived Assyrian/Chaldean, Karen/Burmese and South Sudanese families with young children aged 0 to 5 years in the North & West Me
This report outlines a response to the need to develop a comprehensive and coherant mental health research agenda to guide the development of policy and practice relevant to mental health research for children, young people and adult refugee background.
As part of a larger project the Centre for Multicultural Youth, the Victorian Foundation for Survivors or Torture, the Royal Children’s Hostpiral and the Centre for International Mental Health (University of Melbourne) convened a roundtable with young people from refugee backgr
These notes are from a roundtable discussion in March 2012 between rural health and settlement service providers, state and federal government. The roundtable consisted of a mixture of presentations and workshops. The notes contain a summary of the presentation and notes from the wo
African antenatal DVD: ‘Your Pregnancy Your Health’ is a new African antenatal DVD available in Somali, Dinka and Arabic. This free resource was developed to inform and encourage women to present early for antenatal care aims to improve antenatal health and subsequent bir
Sexual and reproductive health encompasses problems such as HIV, STIs, BBVs, unintended pregnancy, infertility, contraception, sexual dysfunction, and also the ability to have a responsible, satisfying and safe sex life, maintain respectful relationships and to be free to exercise one
ABSTRACT The study that informed this report canvassed the views of more than 100 practitioners in mental health services or in contact with mental health services about “what works” and “what does not work” in engaging young people from refugee backgrounds with mental health services