Recent research with refugee families and specialist service providers looks at both mainstream and specialist migrant and refugee services that are critical to supporting the resettlement of refugee families in Australia.
This discussion paper was written in response to increasing concerns by health services and multicultural advocates regarding the low levels of awareness among culturally diverse communities about the role and engagement of accredited interpreters. The paper examines whether culturall
The Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) has a new booklet to give interpreters working in health care settings a general understanding of HIV, hepatitis B and C. Click below to access the resource, or order printed copies of the resource online.
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH) have updated their Language Services Information Sheets, in response to sector demand and developments in language service policy. These information sheets provide useful information on how to effectively engage with language servic
The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH) has launched an updated Language Services Guide, designed to support and encourage all agencies, no matter how established or confident they are in their practices, to aim for continuous improvement in their provision of language se
This is a summary of the report “Promoting the engagement of interpreters in Victorian health services” by the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (Foundation House). The report documents findings from a two year study that was undertaken in response to regular reports from
This report documents findings from a two year study that was undertaken in response to regular reports from Foundation House clients with low English proficiency about not being provided with a credentialled interpreter when accessing health care. Reports from other sources indicate
The factsheet contains an overview of factors that impact on oral health care with people from refugee backgrounds and introduces good dental practice, including key issues around: The impact of torture and trauma Lack of trust in the service provider Unfamiliarity with the Australian